Monday, 29th May 2023

Fireworks: Can they ever be eco-friendly?

Germany has banned the sale of fireworks for this New Year's Eve. Might this be a chance to look for more sustainable alternatives to pyrotechnics?


1 Jan 2017
The New Year arrives with fireworks and light shows coordinated to musical programs in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
2 Jun 2017
A Bolivian footballer was hit by a flying object during a pre-match fireworks display.
5 Jul 2017
Washington, D.C. holds its annual fireworks display for U.S. Independence Day.
13 Aug 2017
Thousands of people attended a world famous firework's display lighting up the skies over Lake Geneva on Saturday.
27 Dec 2017
A fireworks explosion at the annual Parrandas festival in Cuba injures 39 people, including six children.
31 Dec 2017
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
1 Jan 2018
Christians in Abuja usher in 2018 with fireworks.
14 May 2018
The vertical farming market in 2016 was valued at somewhere between $1.5-$2 billion and it has people growing food in places like skyscrapers, warehouses, and yes, shipping containers, which is just what Boston-based Freight Farms is doing.
6 Jul 2018
Emergency workers scour the charred, still-smoking rubble in Tultepec, about 20 kilometers north of Mexico City, where two deadly fireworks blasts killed at least 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday (July 5).
30 Aug 2018
CNBC Africa is joined by two women innovating in the South African design industry by using and making sustainable products in their own businesses.
9 Dec 2018
Through technology, EchoStone plans to provide eco-friendly affordable homes in Lagos. The Founder and President of Business Development at EchoStone discussed the details with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.
25 Oct 2019
The world’s second-largest garment exporter, Bangladesh, is trying to introduce greener alternatives in textile production. The attempt could help the country secure its position in the international market.