Effekt Footwear – the world’s most rubbish sneakers

Effekt Footwear – the world’s most rubbish sneakers. Vienna-based footwear start-up Effekt Footwear has created the first sneaker ‘Alchemy-X’ that contains more than 90% ocean plastic and recycled fashion industry waste. Each pair of sneakers is manufactured from an average of 775 grammes of recycled textile waste, reclaimed rubber, and recovered ocean plastic. … More Effekt Footwear – the world’s most rubbish sneakers

First quarter of 2021 compared with first quarter of 2020 European House prices up by 5.8 % in the Euro Area, in the EU up by 6.1 %

First quarter of 2021 compared with first quarter of 2020 European House prices up by 5.8 % in the Euro Area, in the EU up by 6.1 %. In In the first quarter of 2021, house prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 5.8 % in the Euro Area and by 6.1 % in the EU compared with the same quarter of the previous year. This is the highest annual increase for the euro area since the fourth quarter of 2006, and since the third quarter of 2007 for the EU. In the fourth quarter of 2020 house prices rose by 5.6 % and 5.8 % respectively. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. … More First quarter of 2021 compared with first quarter of 2020 European House prices up by 5.8 % in the Euro Area, in the EU up by 6.1 %

U.S. Job Openings held at Record Level headed into Summer

Employers are clamoring for workers at hotels, restaurants and other services businesses as the pandemic eases. By guest author Bryan Mena from the Wall Street Journal. Eric Morath contributed to this article. The number of job openings held at record levels headed into the summer as employers sought to fill positions from a limited pool … More U.S. Job Openings held at Record Level headed into Summer