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    New Italian law will make leftover food available to the needy

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    Italy is following the footsteps of France to cut down the wastage of food. The country is set to pass a new law that will ensure food that would otherwise be wasted is given to those in need of it. … Continue reading3

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    Lamborghini unveils solar-powered building with Class A energy rating in Italy

    Posted on by gavril

    Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini, known for chiseling out cars that simply take your breath away, has now unveiled its latest facility built primarily for the development of prototype and pre-series vehicles. The first multi-storey industrial building in Italy to grab … Continue reading3

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    Milan bans vehicles from its streets for 10 hours to clear away smog

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    The residents of Milan recently were struck with an unearthly silence, as the northern Italian city decided to leave its cars at home for a whole 10 hours in an attempt to decrease smog. All traffic came to a grinding … Continue reading3

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    Italian bridge to have wind turbines and solar panels hooked to underbelly

    Posted on by gavril

    How do you cleverly change an old bridge falling to pieces into something more worthwhile than a path waiting to crumble? Well designers Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino came up with a novel way to do so with … Continue reading3

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    Italy turns away from non-degradable single-use plastic bags

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    We’ve heard of plastic bag bans in the LA County and San Jose before that pulled out all those plastic bags from shops and landfills, giving way to paper bag use and reusable bags. Now the whole of Italy has … Continue reading3

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    Green Italian town of Tocco powered by the wind and the sun

    Posted on by gavril

    Ancient Italy isn’t all about olive trees and merry-making. It isn’t all about architecture and spaghetti either. Ancient Italy has a touch of green; well at least some towns do, like the town of Tocco. This ancient Italian town is … Continue reading3

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    Largest solar plant in Italy to be supplied by Sanyo Electric

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    Italy now has something more to boast about besides awesome architecture and breath-taking scenic views. The largest solar plant being built currently in the country will now be supplied by the Japanese firm, Sanyo. The Sanyo Electric Co. will supply … Continue reading3

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    Italians to connect Cruise liners to electric grids to curb port emissions

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    The Italians have come up with a smart idea to help cruise ships berthed cut out on fuel consumption and save energy. Ships while berthed need energy to keep the systems up and running, due to which they currently use … Continue reading3

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    Solar Powered Cargo Ferries Planned for Sending Supplies to International Space Station

    Posted on by madhuri

    NASA’s International Space Station will be delivered supplies by nine solar powered Orbital Science’s Cygnus cargo ferries and the whole feat will be orchestrated through global cooperation. The cargo ferries will be built by Orbital Sciences of Virginia, USA while … Continue reading3

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    Italy’s Solar Powered Stadium with Restros, Lounges and Bars

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    On the outside I’m sure this stadium looks like a capsule, but this particular Gino Zavanella creation unveiled in Italy recently is totally plastered in energy-generating photovoltaic panels. Named ‘Franco Sensi’ is not just the usual stadium, but will also … Continue reading3

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