Environment

January 26, 2017

New Delhi Officially Bans Plastic Disposables to Help Curb Pollution in India

With India among the top four biggest plastic polluters in the world, a new ban on disposable plastics in New Delhi sends a big message. As of January 1, 2017, India’s capital now prohibits plastic cutlery, bags, cups, and other forms of single-use plastic. The ban comes in the nick of time. In November 2016, CNN declared New Delhi the “most polluted city on Earth,” due to its incredible smog levels.

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January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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