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World’s first green stock exchange launches in Luxembourg

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, September 30, 2016

The Luxembourg Green Exchange aims to set a new benchmark for the developing green securities market.     As the world becomes ever more aware of green issues, Luxembourg has… Read more…

Zurich tops ‘greenest city’ list

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Arcadis sustainable cities index found Zurich had unbeatable environmental credentials.     The Swiss city topped an index which ranked 100 global cities on three areas of sustainability: people,… Read more…

France bans single-use plastic bags

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 1, 2016

It’s the end of single-use carrier bags at French supermarkets…you have been warned. Back in 2014, World Blogs wrote about a France fighting back against a “seventh continent of plastic… Read more…

France: Doggy bags to fight restaurant waste

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Doggy bags and wine bags may now be an acceptable feature of eating out in France, but they are not obligatory so careful customers should bring their own if they… Read more…

Europe takes part in week for Waste Reduction

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, November 27, 2015

Europe has been busy taking part in The European Week for Waste Reduction. The continent wide initiative is aimed at raising awareness on sustainable resources and waste management. Public authorities,… Read more…

French supermarkets may be forced to donate all unsold food

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

In an attempt to reduce food waste produced by large supermarkets, the French government has proposed a bill that will force supermarkets in France  – that are bigger than 1,000… Read more…

A seventh continent of plastic bags – France fights back

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 27, 2014

There are so many plastic bags drifting around the world…some will outlive us by hundreds of years…some have formed a new man-made continent. This week, French MPs voted to adopt… Read more…

Dubai expands home recycling programme

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 28, 2014

In the latest phase of the Dubai government’s initiative ‘My City… My Environment’, kerb-side recycling at private residences will be extended to 12 more districts. “Dubai adheres to global standards… Read more…

Carrier Bags Could Be a Thing of the Past in Europe

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The European Commission has unveiled a proposal to cut the use of plastic carrier bags. How many bags are used in the EU and why is this such a big… Read more…

Keep Your World Clean – Find Out Where to Recycle Around the World

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Today, the movie Supertrash, Le Film releases. It is a disturbing, scary film. Not because it’s violent or abusive but because it shows what happens to municipal waste – rubbish,… Read more…

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