Articles about sustainability
Tunisian Olive Sector Benefits from Japanese Cooperation Project
A Japanese development project underway in Tunisia aims to support the development of olive oil products and promote the export of Tunisian olive oil.
Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea
The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree.
New Technology to Recycle Wastewater
By using the new water recycling system olive producers use up to 90 percent less water, a major benefit for the environment.
Mediterranean Diet Also Good for the Environment
The diet predominant in Mediterranean countries creates a much smaller carbon footprint than the standard diets in countries like the United States.
Power Plant in Spain Fueled by Olive Oil Waste
A new power plant in Andalucia is generating electricity and saving the environment by using waste from olive oil production as fuel.
Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina
One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.
Project in Algeria Turns Byproducts into Compost
A study has examined how oil mills in central Algeria can make use of olive oil production byproducts by transforming them into compost.
Project Uses Waste from Olive Oil Production to Power the Mill Itself
A European project is studying technology to convert waste from olive oil production to electricity.
More Olive Groves Leveled in Turkey to Make Way for Power Plants
After the second case of olive trees being uprooted in this Aegean region in recent weeks, a local official asked, "Will we use electric to feed people?"
With Little Choice, Syrians Look to Ancient Olive Groves for Firewood
With the cold winter coming, people in Syria are forced to cut their olive trees for heating homes and makeshift shelters.
Sydney Opera House Uses Olive Oil, Too
Olive oil is used to maintain the Sydney Opera House, as part of the landmark's environmental policy which includes green cleaning practices.
Finding Where One Umbrian Producer Leaves the Biggest Footprint
Storing olive oil frozen and air freight had the largest environmental impact of one producer in Umbria, in a recent case study.
Olive Oil Byproducts Used to Improve Properties of Foods
Research reveals new uses for olive oil production byproducts that can improve the quality of other foods down the line.