Marina Silva as Brazil’s Environmental Minister shows commitment to retake a leading role in the socio-environmental agenda
06. January 2023
© Ricardo Stuckert | The appointment of the elected Congresswoman Marina Silva to lead the Ministry of the Environment is a clear demonstration of the seriousness in the purpose of ending deforestation and conversion in Brazil. Marina Silva was crucial for the 84% reduction in the Amazon deforestation rate for the 2004-2012 period.

Lula Becomes Brazil’s President
06. January 2023
Diversity was the most prominent image during the celebrations of the new Lula government. It had already been present in the choice of vice-president and in the selection of the parties that made up the electoral coalition, but this symbolism was amplified in the composition of the Ministries and in the way up the ramp to hand over the presidential sash.

Lula and Steinmeier met in Brasilia
06. January 2023
Steinmeier announced that Germany would provide 35 million euros at short-term for the Amazon Fund to protect the rain forest.

COP27 begins a ‘new era to do things differently’, UN climate change chief declares as pivotal conference gets underway
07. November 2022
The UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, should shift the world towards implementation of previously agreed plans to tackle humanity’s greatest challenge, Simon Stiell, the new Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Convention (UNFCCC), said on Sunday at the opening of COP27.

WASTE EXPO BRASIL: The largest and most expected event in Latin America for MSW, Waste Management, Recycling and Sanitation is coming up
01. November 2022
The event takes place November 8-10, 2022, at the Expo Center Norte - Yellow Pavilion in São Paulo, Brazil.

03. July 2022
With three parallel energy exhibitions, The smarter E South America is LATAM’s innovation hub for the new energy world. The smarter E South America brings together the following events: - Intersolar South America - ees South America - Eletrotec+EM-Power South America - Special exhibition Power2Drive More than 30,000 visitors, including a large number of delegations, are expected at The smarter E South America to find out more about the latest innovations.

AWM München, company responsible for the Municipal Solid Waste Management in the city of Munich, hosted Brazilian's delegation
20. June 2022
On June 2, the Municipal Waste Management Company AWM München hosted the delegation of waste management experts from Brazil for a "hands-on visit" within the reality of the city. The host was Mr. Frederic Weihberg from AWM. The visitors, Brazilian businessmen from different regions of Brazil, took advantage of the IFAT fair in Munich.

IFAT Munich 2022: a strong restart for climate protection
09. June 2022
Be it plastics, building materials or water: sustainable resource management solutions are essential for environmental and climate protection—and can be found at IFAT Munich. The World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management took place from May 30 to June 3, 2022. 2.984 exhibitors and around 119,000 visitors confirmed the fair as the most important platform for environmental technologies.

Greyparrot raises $11M Series A to accelerate the race to meet global recycling targets
29. May 2022
Greyparrot is tackling a huge problem: waste is the fourth biggest contributor to climate change and to date, there has been limited data on the 2.1 billion tonnes of waste produced each year - meaning there has been limited transparency or accountability for how waste is managed Since its inception in 2019, the Greyparrot AI-powered computer vision system has analysed over ten billion packaging items in sorting plants to increase recycling rates and introduce accountability to the waste value.

IFAT Munich: knowledge hub for a sustainable world
17. May 2022
The IFAT Munich supporting program will feature a wealth of knowledge on trends and innovations in the environmental industry, including the circular economy and resource efficiency, the sustainable use and reuse of water, climate-resilient cities and environmentally friendly drive systems in municipal fleets. More than 300 speakers and a variety of formats will offer an abundance of information and inspiration.

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