ufc energy labels

Energy Label: improve information on energy performance and product durability

Energy Label: The UFC has just released a study on product performance and sustainability that is a rising consumer concern. While the revision of the Energy Label Directive is still ongoing at the European level, the UFC - Que Choisir publishes the final results of a qualitative survey (1) which highlights the very [...]

Pollution of new technologies: IT, internet, hi-tech ...

Complete and synthetic file on the environmental impact of new technologies High-tech pollution The development of the digital society generates an overconsumption of energy and a constant increase in products, materials ... and electronic waste. The rulers and the industrialists begin to take the measure of the ecological cost of the new economy and act timidly. But for […]

The packages

What are the packaging used for? A third of the weight of our trash cans comes from packaging. If we want to reduce the environmental impact of our waste it is imperative to make an effort to reduce the quantity and harmfulness. But if the consumer, in front of his overflowing trash, often has the impression that he has […]

our garbage

What do we do with our garbage cans? Our trash cans are overflowing. Each year, a French person generates on average 434 kg of household waste. But what becomes of these mountains of garbage? For a long time, the choice for waste managers was simple: landfill or incinerate (with or without energy recovery). In short, we got rid of it […]

Industrial composting

Industrial composting Keywords: recycling, compost, composting, green waste, organic waste, recovery. France produces nearly 600 million tonnes of waste annually, more than 400 of which is organic waste. For the latter, composting is a rapidly developing treatment path, favored by the current regulatory and sociological context. [...]

Biogas in Africa

Methanisation project in Africa, Tanzania KEY WORDS: Tanzania, sustainable development, Environment, agriculture, biogas, Africa, renewable energies, methanisation, economy, social Project carried out in 2003 by DUCLOUS Jérôme and GUILLAUD Landry, 2 students from EIGSI, School engineers from La Rochelle. Their work is quite exceptional since the 2 students went to Tanzania to put […]

Bio-Methanization in Africa in Tanzania, the study to download

Project carried out in 2003 by DUCLOUS Jérôme and GUILLAUD Landry, 2 students of EIGSI, Engineering School of La Rochelle. Their work is quite exceptional since the 2 students went to Tanzania to implement and help the realization of methanization units within an NGO. A documentary film was also made. Download […]