Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

  Egypt doesn’t exactly have the reputation of being environmentally-friendly, but fortunately for us, more and more social enterprises have been trying to change that. In this article, we’ve decided to shed light on Greenish, the organization that has been leading the eco-vanguard to fight for a better and more sustainable future in Egypt and […]

In the UAE, You Can Now Exchange Your Garbage for Food

In the UAE, You Can Now Exchange Your Garbage for Food

by Farah Andil

If you’re a Dubai resident, we have good news for you. You can now exchange your plastic bottles and aluminum cans, for bags filled with packaged food and juice.   Dubai Municipality’s Waste Management Department launched an initiative to raise awareness about recycling and waste reduction, and is rewarding those who participate. Under the slogan “Recover […]

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the best way to keep warm in an airplane, but Emirates wants you to do just that. Wait, what? Today, they’re introducing new sustainable blankets that made from 100% recycled bottles.     Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles, which […]

Adidas Just Found a Solution for Lebanon’s Trash Crisis

Adidas Just Found a Solution for Lebanon’s Trash Crisis

Teaming up with the environmental initiative, Parely, Adidas has released its first batch of running shoes with uppers made out of recycled plastic recovered from the ocean. These 50 pairs will be earned, rather than bought.

Go Green: Tips for How to Recycle in Cairo

It’s no secret that Cairo has a waste problem. But we can all do our part by recycling, reducing and reusing. Here are a few tips to get you started.   Recycle Divide your rubbish into organic and non-organic (recyclable) materials and let your garbage collector know. Most likely, he’ll thank you. Sign up with […]