Positive environmental news in France: June

The environmental news making headlines in France this month. Pictured: Dordogne, France.
The environmental news making headlines in France this month. Pictured: Dordogne, France.

In this month's round up of the positive environmental news making headlines in France, we talk waste, pesticide use, and solar panels on a supermarket.

Waste not, want not

Environmental news in France this June: Les Alchimistes Lyon produced 30 tonnes of compost last year, a figure that they hope to triple. Photo: Pixabay
Environmental news in France this June: Les Alchimistes Lyon produced 30 tonnes of compost last year, a figure that they hope to triple. Photo: Pixabay

A pioneering Lyon food bio-waste firm produced 30 tonnes of compost last year, a figure that they hope to triple. Les Alchimistes Lyon – which is the result of a merger between Les Détritivores, based in Villeurbanne since 2018, and Les Alchimistes, a Parisian start-up created in 2016 – recover food bio-waste from urban areas in order to transform it into compost.

They collect peelings and food leftovers from the catering industry (restaurants, school canteens, ...

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