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Urban farming: Hexagro brings nature to the office
The start-up Hexagro creates solutions for developing urban farming. Discover its range of green products to grow vegetables directly on the balcony of your home or office.Read more
How to measure water quality
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How to recycle plastic bottles correctly
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Waste collection apps: here are the ones to download
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Rome's drinking fountains: why they are called nasoni
Learn about the origins of the nasoni drinking fountains, along with some fun facts. Discover how these free water fountains become one of the symbols of Rome.Read more
Park of the Aqueducts in Rome: a stunning hub of the city's water network
"Find out what there is to see at the spectacular Park of the Aqueducts in Rome and learn some interesting facts about this scenic site.Read more
The talking statues of Rome, including 2 fountains
The talking statues of Rome are one of the capital city's most iconic features. Learn about the talking fountains and find out what the pasquinate are.Read more
Daily water intake: what it is and how it is calculated
The daily water intake is the amount of water we need to keep our body healthy: here’s how to calculate it.Read more
Tap or bottled water? What you need to know before choosing
Is tap or bottled water better? Let's compare the two to find out what is the right choice - for us and for the environment.Read more
Carbon Footprint: what it is and how to reduce your footprint
A Carbon Footprint is a calculation of the environmental impact of human actions. Find out how it is calculated and ways to reduce your carbon footprint (including with the help of the Waidy WOW app).Read more
An end to disposable plastic: what changes with the European SUP directive
The European SUP directive puts a stop to single-use plastics from 2021, but our contribution as individuals is essential to really reducing plastic pollution.Read more
Replacing plastic straws: creative ideas from 3 startups
Discover the ideas some startups are putting forward to replace polluting plastic straws with decidedly more ecological alternatives.Read more
Turtle Fountain in Rome – from history to legend
The Turtle Fountain is located in Rome in Piazza Mattei, in the heart of the capital’s historic center. Discover fun facts about it and why it is so important.Read more
The Fountain of Love in Rome: The legend and where to find it
Discover the legend behind the Fountain of Love, largely unknown by tourists despite being carved into the side of the most famous fountain in Rome, the Trevi Fountain.Read more
The Trevi Fountain: history and legends
The Trevi Fountain is one of Rome’s defining symbols. Discover the history and tales surrounding one of the world’s most famous fountains.Read more
Refillable Cleaning Products: Which Ones to Choose
Affordable and eco-friendly, refillable house cleaning products are an excellent green alternative to traditional detergents. Find out why and how to choose them.Read more
The Barcaccia Fountain: features and fun facts
Discover fun facts and the meaning behind the Fontana della Barcaccia, the splendid fountain in Rome at the center of Piazza di Spagna, at the foot of the Spanish Steps.Read more
Environmentalists: 5 celebrities to take inspiration from
Let's discover the stories and the initiatives of 5 influential environmentalists who, in different ways, all took part in saving the Earth.Read more
7 tips to start running: here's how to do it safely
From the preventive medical check-up to mapping out your route and learning about correct hydration: here are 7 tips for running correctly and safely.Read more
Endangered animals: species at risk
Let's find out how endangered species are classified, which animals are in danger of extinction in Italy and in the world and what we can do to save them.Read more
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