Forget poverty, filth and criminality – a project in Rio de Janeiro has created a network for various initiatives in the favelas that are attempting to make their neighbourhoods greener and more social.  

In Focus: From Urban Boom to Ecological Miracle?

“In an ideal world, we would overcome our traditional ways of co-existence and experience a true cultural change towards sustainable cities and communities, switching our view from efficient waste to resource management at its forefront.”

Jack McQuibban, Cities Programme Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe, im Interview