About four months after having seen hotels for wild bees pop up at the Cité Universitaire, in Paris, I can say it works. This Summer I was pleased to see numerous bees buzzing from flower to flower in this amazing green area. … More Hotels for wild bees – ça marche !
Les Alchimistes collects bio-waste in the French capital with reduced carbon emissions and social inclusion. The waste is turned into compost, to be sold to urban agriculture. Relying on investments from various institutions, including the city of Paris, it has Foundation Cartier as its first double client: paying for waste collection and buying the fertiliser. … More Making money out of waste: the compost made in Paris and the pioneers behind it
This green urban furniture is standing tall at a sidewalk of a crossroad connecting avenue Général Leclerc and Rue d’Alésia, where more than 72 000 cars pass every day. The column style isn’t new for Parisians. It resembles the Morris column, used as an ad platform since the 19th century. But this one has another … More Microalgae fight air pollution and climate change in Paris