Tanya Pretorius (fetsiboomsticks)

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the South African PET Recycling Company

Recycling PET is <b>sustainable</b><p>PET packaging can be made from up to 100% recycled PET, recapturing both the material and the inherent energy of the …

Sustainability

World Economic Forum

They eat all the weeds and insects - but leave the rice alone. Learn more: https://wef.ch/2J3GGOb

Building for a Billion Competition Entry: A Cost Efficient Architectural Abode for Slum Dwellers

This is synopsis of Building for a Billion, an International Design Competition for Housing Every Indian by Pappal Suneja & Associates. The team …

Outdoor Spaces

These New Yorkers have had it with plastic. So they're getting very creative.

What happens when you combine politics and activism with bodega owners and artists? An environmental movement to stop plastic bag use.<p>Vote With Your …

Sustainability

Nice Nailantei Leng’ete

As a Maasai child in Kenya, Nice Nailantei Leng’ete accomplished something remarkable: she escaped the cut, her culture’s ritualized female genital …

Female Genital Mutilation

What the car ban means for travel in Central Park

The world’s most famous green space is about to get a lot greener.<p>All private vehicles will be banned from Central Park starting on June 27, Mayor de …

Bill de Blasio

Evaporative off-grid toilets don't need plumbing, water or electricity

2.6 billion people around the planet don’t have access to safe toilets. Not only does this impact health, but empowerment as well: women and girls …

Off-grid

Andy Warhol

In the NOW

In The Know Innovation

You can wash your hair 80 times with this shampoo that doesn’t come in a bottle 😱

Green Pad

Funding would allow us to…<p>Increase our production. We’d be able to buy new machines and equipment to convert raw materials to pulp, finish and …

Menstruation

Statue of the gynecologist who experimented on black women removed from Central Park

There are dozens of plaques, signs, memorials and statues in Central Park dedicated to important figures and legends in history. Some of them bear …

Women of Color

"Ploggers" cleaning up Tucson streets

YouTube

NYC Will Remove Statue of Doctor Who Performed Gynecological Experiments on Women Slaves

The City of New York has agreed to remove a controversial statue of J. Marion Sims, a 19th century physician whose gynecological advancements came at …

Bill de Blasio

Hidden plastics: just when you thought it was safe to dunk a teabag

Coffee cups<p>Last Tuesday, Waitrose announced plans to remove all disposable coffee cups from their stores by autumn of this year – customers will have to bring a reusable one of their own. Despite their cardboard appearance, coffee cups are actually lined with polyethylene and are hard to recycle. …

Pollution

A Permaculture Country Club Where There is Disc Golf Course on an Organic Garden!

There is a Permaculture Country Club in Costa Rica, part of Saint Michael’s Sustainable Community, that is a gardening club that runs on Organic …

Permaculture

My Modern Met

Pontus Jansson / PJ is a rockstar! Watch him stack stones and balance rocks with nothing more than gravity.

Retyred - Customisable handmade ottomans from repurposed tyres

Shop<p>All our ottomans are handmade and lovingly crafted. Any slight imperfections make them intrinsically unique.

Furniture

A Personal Urban Food Production System - The Laptop of Fresh Food

Systems like the Valcent VertiCrop are the servers and mainframes of urban food production. Just as in the digital world, we also need distributed …

1 Million Women

20,000 people came together for Bali’s biggest clean up ever. The people of Bali have never been more ready for change! 💪🇮🇩Lead by two incredible …

Paul Newman

Soldiers demand sex for removing Mugabe from power - report

Zimbabwean soldiers have been demanding free sex since Robert Mugabe was removed from power‚ according to the National Aids Council (NAC).

South Africa

Tech Insider

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Tech Insider

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BBC Radio Bristol

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Land art

Land Art

BBC Radio Bristol

Don't like plastic in the supermarkets?<br>Why not bin the lot! ♻️🗑

Sea turtles return to Mumbai beach after 20-year absence

Olive Ridley hatchlings are seen returning to the sea at Versova Beach in Mumbai. The work of hundreds of volunteers to rid the beach of trash paved …

Turtles