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IRA boosts the fight for resilience in cities;  The Resilient Cities Network welcomes landmark legislation

IRA boosts the fight for resilience in cities; The Resilient Cities Network welcomes landmark legislation

(R-Cities) – New York. – Cities are on the frontline in fighting the effects of climate change and the environmental injustice that often follows. The Resilient Cities Network, a cities’ lead network focusing on advancing solutions to build a safe, equitable, and sustainable future, welcomes the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

Urban Eats Press Release

Globally, 150 million urban residents are food insecure, while cities generate over 2.8 billion tons of organic waste each year; Resilient Cities Network and Arup call for urgent action to reduce and repurpose food waste in cities around the world.

Globally, 150 million urban residents are food insecure, while cities generate over 2.8 billion tons of organic waste each year;

Resilient Cities Network and Arup call for urgent action to reduce and repurpose food waste in cities around the world.

When recycled plastic builds houses, people, and community

When recycled plastic builds houses, people, and community

3C makes blocks from pressed PET bottles framed in wood to give them structure to build walls, instead of regular bricks. The plastic in the bottles acts as an insulator and is waterproof, so the waste materials can be reused for the construction of infrastructure. The process of making the blocks uses no and the use of energy is limited, so the environmental impacts associated with their production are minimal.

3Construcciones: building of houses and public spaces with triple impact

3Construcciones: building of houses and public spaces with triple impact

3C makes blocks from pressed PET bottles framed in wood to give them structure to build walls, instead of regular bricks. The plastic in the bottles acts as an insulator and is waterproof, so the waste materials can be reused for the construction of infrastructure. The process of making the blocks uses no and the use of energy is limited, so the environmental impacts associated with their production are minimal.