One Man’s Trash Is a Treasure for an Expert in Circular Economy

During the September and October of this year, the Academy of Circular Economy is being held in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the company “CirEkon”, which suggests one of the changes that we should embrace in order to preserve the Earth. Plato taught his contemporaries philosophical thinking, …

Production Is Love in the Long Run

Novi Sad-based company “Eko-sistem” creates new products from waste tires: mats for playgrounds, speed bumps, wheels for bins and containers. The possibilities are not exhausted. The recycled tire can change its shape and obtain new “life chance” through numerous other products. By applying new technologies, “Eko-sistem” closes the circle; thus, …

Making Surroundings Cleaner and more Pleasant for all the Citizens of Vrsac

Dragan Ninkovic, a traffic engineer, had worked at “Autocentar Petrovic” before he got a position of a director of “Parking – Sabac”, the Public Utility Company. He was a member of the Managing Board of the Serbian Parking Association, a team member for “Development, finance, construction, maintenance and management of …

Circular Economy

Have you ever strolled around the park and asked yourself where all the leaves that have covered the ground only a few months ago went? Or how the hell the sunflower shells that you have showered the soil around the bench with disappeared just like that after some time? When …

Green White City

Did you know that the highest tree in the Serbian capital is growing on Zeleni venac? It is not Sequoia sempervirens, Eucalyptus regnans or Picea sitchensis but Stattwerk Biotop – an artificial light installation of a German design company. Inspired by the metamorphosis of nature “Stattwerk” has symbolically planted “seed” …

‘Public Deluded About Amount They Need to Own and How Much They Waste’

The majority of people are deluded about the amount of possessions they need and the amount of waste they produce. That’s according to relocation firm Movinga, which surveyed 18,000 households across 20 countries to compare individuals’ perceptions of their own environmental impacts. It concluded people are unable to perceive their …

IKEA Will Take Back Your Old Furniture, Resell It and Give You the Money

In some ways there is nothing new about buying second-hand furniture – antique stores have done it for centuries. And yet the idea that a leading modern furniture shop – IKEA in Sydney, to be precise – will re-sell old furniture seems radical. This demonstrates how much work still needs …