Category: Travel

  • Waterford Residents are Asked to Recycle After Christmas

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    Waterford people are being urged to recycle plastic, waste cardboard and paper, and other items over the Christmas period. Christmas can be a plastic-heavy time with toy packaging, selection boxes and Christmas crackers. “There are many items that we use at Christmas time that can be recycled and especially when it comes to things like […]

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  • Take Eco-Tourism to the Next Level with These Hiking Locations in Hawaii

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    Let’s face it: No matter how long you go for, a trip to Hawaii is always going to feel too short. For the adventurous, expeditions that combine beaches and hikes can help make the most of your way-too-short time in this Polynesian paradise. Ehukai Pillbox Hike, Oahu You don’t have to be an aspiring Kelly […]

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  • Trade Recyclable Water Bottles for Public Transportation

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    Trading company employee Ari Fatah has no qualms about picking up plastic bottles from the streets of his Indonesian home town. In fact, he always makes sure to carry a shopping bag that he knows can fit in at least three large-sized bottles. Ari does this so he can catch the bus. A unique aspect […]

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  • Australia Library Goes Plastic Free

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    Dungog Library is the latest organisation to jump on board to make Dungog the first town in Australia to become single-use plastic free. Single-use plastic bags, bottles, take away coffee cups and straws are the four items that are overwhelmingly used just once and thrown away with the new initiative aiming for the community to “choose reusables” by […]

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  • 10 Amazing Locations for Eco-Tourism

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    From sustainably harvested cotton to locally sourced five-course dinners, the world of luxury goods has grown increasingly eco-conscious in recent years. So why, the second we head out on vacation, do we tend to throw those values straight out the Boeing 787 window? Maybe because travel has traditionally been about excess — eat this, buy […]

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  • Startup Businesses Making a More Eco-Friendly Israel

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    The startup industry in Israel is booming. Entrepreneurs are taking an active approach to capitalize on the potential within their countries. Profit doesn’t seem to drive business operations. Rather, the desire to change outdated socio-economic systems underpins many new business’ values. For the most part, companies are doing an exceptional job. From innovative water systems […]

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  • Eco-Friendly Expo in Tokyo

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    A large exhibition showcasing eco-friendly products and services has opened on Thursday in Tokyo. More than 500 companies and organizations from across Japan have put new products. One exhibitor from central Japan is presenting a house using polystyrene foam. It is well insulated and allows the use of air conditioning to be cut back. A […]

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  • Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill Passed in Ireland

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    Ireland’s landmark Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill passed the Seanad, or upper house, on Thursday, putting the Emerald Isle on track to become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuel-related funds. The bill—which requires the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to sell off about €318 million ($361 million) investments in coal, oil, gas […]

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  • Holiday travel with children: Follow this checklist to keep kids safe and smiling

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    t’s holiday travel season, and millions of Americans will be taking to roads, rails and skies, many with children in tow. Family travel policies are continually changing, so it can pay to double-check the particulars before you leave home. Being inconvenienced on vacation is bad enough, but being inconvenienced with kids can turn any trip […]

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  • How to survive Thanksgiving travel

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    It’s set to be a record-breaking year, with the most people on the move since 2005. A lot of turkey wishbones – and travel records – are set to be broken during the Thanksgiving holiday this year. AAA expects 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the holiday, a […]

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