An observatory on the best ideas from abroad, selected and translated for you

ReTuna, the recycling mall

A new idea for recycling and the fight against waste comes from Sweden: an entire shopping mall devoted to recycled goods, the ReTuna Recycling Gallery in Eskiltuna, about twelve miles from Stockholm. The gallery, which opened in August 2015, houses 14 second-hand...

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A connected world is a better world

When we think of new technologies changing our lifestyle, we mostly think of the developed world. But in truth it is in developing nations that new technologies are affecting more dramatically the fabric of society. From solar energy generators to cell phones, from...

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