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A Student launched “Zero Waste Communities” Project.

Hetq informs that a student from Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences Vahan Martirosyan has launched Zero Waste Communities project in Yerevan and the regions. It is a series of seminars and discussions on waste management and ...

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A Bear Cub Found in a Dilijan Hotel

FPWC’s official webpage informs that Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets works on Great bear rescue in Armenia. So far they have rescued 30 bears with the support of International Animal Rescue, Brigitte Bardot foundation, Be...

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Inputs and Services in Organic Agriculture

Organic Armenia has announced on its Facebook page that on August 27, from 10: 30-15: 00, the Dream Lab at ICARE International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education will host a training course on principles of agroecological cultivation of crops ...

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Medical Waste Can’t Be Thrown into City Trash Containers

Yerevan Municipality’s official website informs that Yerevan hasn’t started sorting and recycling waste, however solid and dangerous wastes can’t be thrown to city trash containers. Yerevan major Hayk Marutyan mentioned that a lot of work has to...

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Waste Management in Armenia

On August 27, Armenian Progressive Youth has organized a seminar discussion called “Waste management in Armenia”. After the seminar (language- Armenian), 2 webinars (language- English) on climate change will be held. The seminar is organized w...

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Nazeli Vardanyan on Amulsar

MAMUL.am informs that their correspondent had a conversation with environmentalist-lawyer Nazeli Vardanyan on Nikol Pashinyan’s conversation with citizens. According to her, the international conventions have been violated. If the problem is raised ...

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“Recycle It”

Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development of Communities NGO represents a project called “Recycle It” in Armenia. The main aim of the project is to create waste sorting and recycling culture by installing sorting bins and increasing public awar...

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Supporting Amulsar

Armenian Environmental Front organizes an event in its Facebook page. Today, on 19th of August at 12:00, in Baghramyan 26 a meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Amulsar issue will be held. Environmentalists, Jermuk Community Council, schools and...

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”Edible Plants in Armenian Cuisine”

On August 17, the NGO Center is organizing the “Edible Plants in Armenian Cuisine” festival in Dsegh village of Lori region. The aim of the festival is to make the secrets of Armenian traditional cuisine known and to promote tourism development in Lor...

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Renderforest’s Eco Building

Hetq informs about Armenian startup Renderforest, which enables professionals, as well as non- professionals to create high quality videos, animations, logos and websites within a few minutes. This online tool automatically converts texts and scripts into...

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World

Is Vegan Leather More Sustainable?

Independent reports that as more individuals diminish the measure of animal products on their plates, they’re starting to adopt an equal strategy to their closets, for example choosing faux leather over the real one. The brands that are taking note ...

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First Vertical Forest in Africa

World Economic Forum informs the Egyptian desert will host the African continent’s first vertical forest. Italian architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri has unveiled designs for three buildings covered with pollution-absorbing trees and plants in...

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Eco-friendly IKEA

World Economic Forum informs that IKEA will only use renewable and recycled materials by 2030. By 2030 everything IKEA sales will be designed to be re-purposed, repaired, reused, resold and recycled. The store is making all its furniture environmentally f...

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4 Tips to a More Eco-Friendly Business

Entrepreneur informs that going green does not only refer to the environment — it can also refer to businesses. Entrepreneur represents four ways to reduce business’s carbon footprint. Embrace a remote work environment. Moving an office to a r...

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“Do you really need your room cleaned?”

BusinessGreen reports that European chain of a&o Hostels has found a way to ensure as many customers as possible to avoid consuming unnecessary water and resources. A sign asking guests if they really need their room cleaned each day is a common sight...

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Harvesting Food Using Just Sunlight and Seawater

Science Nature’s Facebook page informs that there is a farm in South Australia that turns seawater into fresh irrigation water. It grows 17,000 tons of tomato every year. This is 15 percent of Australia’s annual tomato produce. The farm is bui...

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Bicycles Made Out of Bamboo

World Economic Forum informs that a company in Ghana makes bikes out of bamboo giving young people jobs, transport and better health, protecting the environment and tackling climate change. The founder of Ghana Bamboo Bikes Bernice Dapaah says that the re...

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Microfibers- the Tiniest Enemies

World Economic Forum informs that every time people wash their clothes they are putting plastic in the ocean. 60% of the world’s clothes are made synthetically from petrochemicals, for example, polyester, nylon and acrylic. They contain tiny plastic...

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Ethiopia Sets a New World Record by Planting 350 Million Trees in a Day

United Nations Environment Programme informs that this week, at the Gulele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia launched a historic tree planting campaign. Over 350 million trees were planted breaking the world record held by India since 2016...

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Slovenia’s Transition To No Waste

The Guardian informs that Ljubljana is the first European capital to commit to going zero-waste. But fifteen years ago, all of its waste went to landfill. In 2002 Slovenia started with separate collection of paper, glass and packaging in roadside containe...

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