Fines up to 500 euros for abusers

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Separated and general waste outside an apartment.

Comune increases penalty for those abandoning rubbish The hard fist of the commune is coming down hard for those who do not separate their rubbish or abandon it on the street. The bill could get very expensive for those flouting the rules regarding proper waste disposal with fines up to €500. Bill amendment The latest […]

HERE WEEE GO!!

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Smart bins for electronic waste

Smart bins for electronic waste a success… sort of. Website has not been updated since 2016 Special Ecological Report A pilot project that began in 2013 in some areas of Emilia Romagna and is still on going (if you are able to find one) was hailed as a great success. It was called ‘Project Life […]

DRONES ARE COMING!

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Company photo: Eagle Sky Light drone

Spy in the sky: comune experiments with Big Brother There will be an eye in the sky to watch over the ‘safety’ of Bologna. Drones will be tested for the next six months in various guises. In fact, the city asked for this experiment to begin, and a drone from the Eagle Sky Light company based in […]

Bolognese are among the richest in Italy

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Monte San Pietro citizens declare the most taxable income, but overall in the Apennines people are considered the ‘poorest’. 6.5% of the richest taxpayers declare 26% of all total income According to the Treasury, the Bolognese are among the richest in Italy after declaring their taxes. The metropolitan city of Bologna has, in fact, released […]

Bologna Welcomes “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa”

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
An ukiyoe painting depicting a man fishing.

Archeological Museum of Bologna hosts “Hokusai Hiroshige – Beyond the Wave” exhibition 150 years of Italy-Japan relations By Alex Patton The exhibition Hokusai Hiroshige – Beyond the Wave, from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, is currently on display at the Archaeological Museum of Bologna. About 250 pieces make up this event and it is […]