Poo powered toilets

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India is in the midst of a toilet-building frenzy, the government has set aside $20bn (£15bn) for the health initiative and aims to stop people having to defecate in the open by 2019. One social enterprise in one of India’s … Continued

Turning plastic into boats

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These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the problem of plastic bottles clogging up the beaches of Lamu island. By using the plastic to build boats instead of wood, they also hope to protect the island’s woodland.

Hawthorn tree uses for health

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This video will tell you all about hawthorn and how to use its haws and leaves for health:- Courtesy of http://www.herbshealing.com. Recorded at Hands On Herbal Medicine Workshop at Wise Woman Center, Woodstock, New York. Hawthorn tree. Hawthorn tincture is … Continued

Smog-free cities

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Daan Roosegaarde is creating smog-free towers, which concentrate pollution into carbon and generate clean air, and jewellery made from the carbon.  You can buy rings from his organization made from polluted air.  (The pollution in Chinese cities is equivalent to … Continued