Barley & Bean’s Awesome Fresh Water Initiative: No Plastic, Free Water!

The world has a major problem with too much waste. Lebanon is no different, in fact, with the ongoing garbage crisis with no meaningful solution in sight, reducing our waste drastically is a major necessity. That’s why Barley & Bean’s Fresh Water initiative got me really excited and glad to see local businesses stepping up and making a difference. Barley & Bean decided to ditch paper and plastic cups, and instead use ceramic mugs to…

Lebanese Cabinet Wants to Expand Costa Brava Landfill

Few days ago, I was arguing that "we don’t need McKinsey to clear garbage from the streets and recycle, we need competent ministers who are convinced that burning garbage is bad for our health and dumping garbage in the sea is a crime" and I'm just reading now that the Lebanese Cabinet has approved a plan to manage the solid waste crisis, which involves the expansion of the Costa Brava landfill near Beirut! Instead of…
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How a Lebanese Woman Achieved a Zero-Waste Life With Little Effort

7 months ago
If you ever wonder whether a no waste life is possible in Lebanon, just watch this short video and find out that it’s much easier than you may think. This woman lives a completely no ...
Health

Ashoura Blood Donation Campaign by “Who Is Hussain”

10 months ago
Every year, during Ashoura, Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon team up to organize a blood donation campaign to encourage those who commemorate Ashoura to “give blood for those who need it most ...
Health

Tap Water Plastic Contamination: Lebanon Water among the Most Highly Contaminated

10 months ago
The Guardian published findings from an investigation by Orb Media, and found that “The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, ...
Health

Balad M2argual, Mhargual

11 months ago
Arguile 3al terwee2a, Arguile 3al ba7er, bil siyyara, bil night, bil mat3am, bil cheri3, bil beit, 3al sate7, bil jabal, bil 7emmem, bil 3eress, bil siyyara wa yadoum wa yadoum. Who’s implementing Law 174? What’s ...
Critiques

Another Scandal Hits Lebanon’s Healthcare System

1 year ago
Mona Baalbaki, the previous head of Pharmacy in Rafic Hariri Hospital “has been sacked by the General Disciplinary Council for stealing a large quantity of health ministry-donated cancer medicines from the hospital and selling them ...
Critiques

Burj Hammoud Mountain Garbage Being Dumped Into the Sea

1 year ago
No one really knows what’s happening at the Burj Hammoud landfill but the mountain is slowly being flattened and dumped into the Mediterranean. Here’s a recent picture taken by a friend showing how the mountain ...
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#PaveWayForTheAmbulance

1 year ago
I can’t believe we actually need a campaign to tell motorists to pave way for the ambulance. Unfortunately, I’ve noticed on many occasions a lot of cars blocking the ambulance’s road and the worst kind ...
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The Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC Performs First Successful Heart Transplant

1 year ago
The first successful heart transplant for a pediatric patient in Lebanon was performed on a five year child at the American University of Beirut Medical Center on June 14. The child was “successfully taken off ...
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