A Deposit Return System for single-use plastic can save us from a derailing waste management. “A Buon Rendere – molto più di un vuoto” tries to create such a system in Italy, to move towards a circular economy.
Big changes to packaging laws are on their way in Europe, but Italian industries and supermarkets do not really like them.
Construction sites are an important source of plastic pollution in urban areas. Plastic fences and packaging materials can be subject to weathering and pollute the environment.
Face masks against Covid-19 must be used to protect the public health. Yet they can threaten the health of oceans and drylands if littered.
In 2012, he had the idea to clean up the plastic waste of the oceans. In 2017, his idea gathered more than 31M$. Read the business review of The Ocean Cleanup case study.