Thousands of glass and plastic bottles lie across the floor of Tran Ngoc Thang's ornamental fish farm in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, each home to an aggressive, brightly coloured betta fish.
16 Nov 2020
A state in Nigeria is destroying alcohol beverages while benefiting from proceeds from its sale. Kano, a state in northern Nigerian benefits from proceeds from the sale of alcohol through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), but destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million days ago.
20 Apr 2020
For days, groups of anxious residents - young and old, and mostly male - kept night vigils on streets, armed with machetes, bottles and other household items. Braced for an attack that emanated from rumours that a group of up to 200 armed robbers was on the rampage. Even though hundreds were later arrested in Lagos to Ogun State, the situations seem to be under control by the Nigerian Police Force who seems to be overwhelmed at first.
31 Mar 2019
Not far from the capital Abuja you can find the largest house made from plastic bottles in Africa. Over 200,000 bottles went into creating the construction, making use of the discarded plastic in the country.
9 Apr 2017
Massive opposition protests in Caracas descend into violent clashes between police armed with tear gas and water cannon and demonstrators responding with rocks, bottles and other projectiles.
27 Mar 2017
A San Francisco start-up is embracing environmental sustainability and cashing in with a line of woman's shoes made of recycles water bottles.