Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Amsterdam

Grocery store opens world’s first plastic-free aisle

This comes at a time when unnecessary plastic pollution is a growing global concern that is affecting our oceans, habitats and food chains.

This company is turning plastic waste into public furniture

The New Raw's project, "Print Your City!" calls on citizens to support turning their discarded plastic into furniture by combining 3D printing with recycling.

The Dutch city that offered refugees a permanent home

When 500 refugees arrived in their community, residents of Zaandam were wary. But by the time the newcomers could apply for residency status in Europe, neighbors didn’t want them to leave.

A Century of Women Working for Peace

Deeply committed peace activists from around the globe gathered in The Hague, Amsterdam this week marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of WILPF, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, where women have been working for peace for more than a century.

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