Vinicius Pereira

Vinicius Pereira

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Name: Vinicius Pereira
Organization: Permacultores Urbanos
Website: http://permacultoresurbanos.com
Title: Coordinator
Bio:
Vinicius Pereira is a musician, permaculturist, educator and social activist. It is one of Permacultores Urban collective's founders and is responsible for two collective projects: The "Cistern School" aimed at enabling people to capture and appropriate use of rainwater and the "Urban Dry Toillet", which aims reduce water consumption, reduce environmental impact and contribute to a new vision: instead of pollution, our stools can be resources. Degree in music, he founded one of the most important Maracatus of São Paulo, the "Bloco de Pedra" . He conceived and coordinated by five years the Elephants Movement, a collective that brings together 10 big bands from São Paulo. Through the Elephants won the federal award of the Creative Economy Secretariat in 2012. Currently is super involved with environmental education and has already offered rainwater harvesting courses and domestic water savings in various public and private schools of São Paulo, prepared the course of rainwater catchment for the São Paulo Access program the state government of São Paulo and has conducted cistern installations in more than 40 homes in the capital city last year.

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Permacultores Urbanos (Urban Permaculturists) is a collective born in São Paulo, Brazil, in order to study and multiply sustainable ways of living in large cities. We highlight the "Cistern School" project, in which we empower people to capture and use rainwater safely in a water-scarce times.