Posts Tagged: Sustainability

Municipality of Loures inaugurates Children’s Park that lights up with the movement of children

Municipality of Loures inaugurates Children’s Park that lights up with the movement of children

A very special recreational area for children, in Loures, has been created. On April 29th, the Municipality of Loures opened a Children's Park as part of the "PAB_LivingLab ― Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata", a project funded by the EEA Grants Environment Program, whose objective is the adoption of sustainable lifestyles. The decarbonisation ...

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

On April 08, the event "A Toast to the Sea" was held at the Porto Santo Sailing Club. The initiative, aimed to fishermen and marine-tourism operators, intended to raise awareness about the environmental impact of marine waste. Marine life is the first to feel the impacts of human actions on the oceans. The effective protection ...

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

The first non-reusable plastic packaging collection machine, fully financed by commercial establishments, was inaugurated on April 11th in Porto Santo, Madeira Autonomous Region, and brings with it a reward system that aims to encourage the local community to recycle. With the aim of bridging the gaps in membership of private establishments in these state-funded recycling ...

Municipality of Loures promotes Sustainable Mobility Under the project PAB_LivingLab

Municipality of Loures promotes Sustainable Mobility Under the project PAB_LivingLab

Workshops that teach citizens how to ride a bike without neglecting its maintenance are one of the activities that aim to mobilise citizens to adopt behaviours compatible with sustainable development. Between April 2022 and March 2024, the Municipality of Loures promotes a set of sustainable mobility workshops developed within the scope of the project, “PAB_LivingLab ...

Workshop on Air Quality and Green Space Management brings together 26 participants

Workshop on Air Quality and Green Space Management brings together 26 participants

The initiative took place on March 30, under the project "PAB_LivingLab - Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata". On the morning of March 30, the Municipality of Loures held a workshop on the importance of air quality and its relationship with the management of green spaces, which took place in the Environmental Education Center, located in ...

AIDGLOBAL’s Campaign of appeal to the IRS Consignment. The transforming power of the word

AIDGLOBAL’s Campaign of appeal to the IRS Consignment. The transforming power of the word

Lisbon, April 1st, 2022 - There are words and gestures that are so striking that they have, in themselves, a strong impact on today's world and, above all, on the one we long for tomorrow. This is the basic message that underpins AIDGLOBAL's IRS consignment campaign, which seeks to raise awareness in civil society about ...

Local shops located meet to discuss concerns associated with sustainable production and consumption

Local shops located meet to discuss concerns associated with sustainable production and consumption

The meeting took place at the Auditorium of the Adão Barata Park Building (PAB) in Loures. It is the first of a series of dynamic sessions with this Working Group, in the scope of the PAB_LivingLab – Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata project. On March 10th, the first meeting of the Working Group that will ...

In Portugal, there is one more Pedagogical Kit on Environmental Sustainability

In Portugal, there is one more Pedagogical Kit on Environmental Sustainability

The material was launched by Oikos - Cooperation and Development in collaboration with Zero - Association for a Sustainable Earth System and is under the theme of environmental sustainability in the perspective of Circular Economy. Last March 2nd, AIDGLOBAL participated in the launching of the pedagogical kit CaixAmbiente, created and edited by Oikos - Cooperation ...

There are already 36 establishments in Porto Santo with the “Porto Santo without Plastic in the Sea” Label

There are already 36 establishments in Porto Santo with the “Porto Santo without Plastic in the Sea” Label

The first informal certification Seals, promoted under the "Porto Santo Without Marine Waste" project, were delivered on were delivered on 23 June 2021 to the committed restaurants, hotels and shops to adopting good practices and meeting a set of targets in terms of reducing potential marine waste. The presentation of the informal certification Seal and ...