Taiwan – GBRI
 

McDonald’s, Taiwan announced last week that by June 2019, it is going to ban plastic straws from all of its outlets as a means to cut down on plastic waste. The fast food giant is currently promoting a campaign called “drink cold drinks directly”, under which it is encouraging customers to ditch the straws. The company will […]

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Turning plastic bottle waste into impressive architecture is taking sustainability to another level. The amazing EcoARK in Taipei, Taiwan is the perfect example on how put plastic waste to constructive use. Built from 1.5 million recycled plastic bottles, this massive pavilion is surprisingly strong enough to withstand the forces of nature—including fires and earthquakes! What’s […]

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As bizarre as it may sound to most people in the West, eating cat and dog meat is a common practice in most East and South-east Asian countries. But Taiwan has now decided to ban the sale and consumption of cat and dog meat. The government will impose a fine of 50,000 to 250,000 new Taiwan dollars […]

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