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Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks ‘most ethical’ title

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LONDON (Reuters) – Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, “The Green Vic” in London’s trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub. Naomi Chester, DJ and helper at the Green Vic, which is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub, poses for a photograph in Shoreditch, Read More

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup

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PARIS (Reuters) – Nestle’s (NESN.S) bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada’s Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution. Consumer goods companies, such as Nestle, are under pressure to do more to reduce the waste their business generates as consumers become increasingly Read More

In drought-hit Delhi, the haves get limitless water, the poor fight for every drop

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India’s rich and poor. Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi The politicians, Read More

Wimbledon ditches plastic wrapping for restrung racquets

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FILE PHOTO: Novak Djokovic of Serbia takes out a new racquet at the start of the third set against David Ferrer of Spain during their men’s singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash LONDON (Reuters) – Many of the traditions of the Wimbledon tennis championships have Read More

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full “weaponry” of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic. FILE PHOTO: A plastic bottle washed up by the sea is seen at the Ao Phrao Beach, on the Read More

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes

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By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda LA PINTANA, Chile (Reuters) – La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste. Residents like Marina Ortiz listen out for the regular Read More

India’s trash mountain will be ‘bigger than the Taj Mahal by 2020’

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India’s tallest trash mountain, dubbed the ‘Mount Everest of trash,’ is now so high it requires warning lights for aircraft overhead and will soon be higher than the famed Taj Mahal. The towering Ghazipur landfill is almost the size of 40 football fields, stretching more than 65 metres (213 feet) high, and rises by nearly Read More

SHARC CEO Presented at the Canada Green Building Council Conference in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sharc International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) (“SHARC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that SHARC’s CEO, Lynn Mueller spoke on a panel at this year’s Canada Green Building Council Conference on May 29th, 2019 in Vancouver, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.  Read More

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries’ rubbish. FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste is piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More