Garbage Crisis in Beirut Back in The Old Days

This is an old interview with an AUB student talking about a garbage crisis at the time , and asking people to wrap their garbage properly and not throw them in the streets randomly. Funnily enough, the journalist is asking him if burning the garbage can help them and he answers that there's no need to as long as the garbage is being collected every day and dumped in the sea! You can't really blame…

Municipalities are Also to Blame For The Garbage Crisis

Making good use of open manholes The majority of municipalities in Lebanon are to blame for the garbage crisis as much as the Lebanese government is. They've been doing very little to manage and recycle waste throughout the years and the end result was more than 700 illegal and unsafe dump sites. Things got even worse after the 8-month still ongoing garbage crisis when municipalities resorted to opening new unsafe dump sites and burning garbage…
Lebanon

A Great Flash Mob By The Lebanese Red Cross

1 year ago
That’s a great flash mob and a very smart way to tell people you are recruiting! Spread the message and join the Red Cross if you can. [YouTube] ...
Lebanon

We Finally Have A Kickass Tourism Video In Lebanon

1 year ago
Ever since I started writing on the blog, I’ve been criticizing most of the Ministry of Tourism videos and campaigns because they were bad, but things have improved drastically ever since the LiveLoveLebanon campaign was ...
Lebanon

#ThisisLebanon

1 year ago
A much needed reminder of how beautiful our country is. Given how bad the situation we are in, we need such videos almost every day now 😀 #thisislebanon Next time someone asks where you're from, ...
Lebanon

40m-long Highline In Tannourine: The First In Lebanon

1 year ago
Check out this short video shot by Yann Traboulsi and Omar Nassar highlining over the village of Tannourine el Tahta. I don’t recall ever seeing a highline in Lebanon so this might just be the ...
Lebanon

A Stunning Drone View of AUB’s Campus

1 year ago
AUB 150 years celebrations have begun and they just released an amazing drone video of their campus. Check it out [here]. In case you missed my previous post, I shared 18 Old & Recent Pictures ...
Lebanon

8 Things to Consider Before Signing up to Netflix

1 year ago
If you’re just getting started with Netflix, here are 8 tips for making the most of a Netflix streaming subscription: 1- Choose the right subscription plan: It offers three types of subscription plans; Basic, Standard ...
Critiques

Did You Like YouStink’s Furn el Chebbak FlashMob?

1 year ago
A young pregnant woman was shopping in Furn el Chebbak, her water broke, people rush to help her out and she ends up giving birth to a …. garbage bag. The act was well executed ...
Lebanon

UN Celebrating 70 Years Of Partnership With A Beautiful Tribute To Lebanon

1 year ago
Sigrid Kaag, the UN Special Coordinator in Lebanon, Actor and Producer George Khabbaz, Michael Haddad, The Chehade brothers, May Khalil and the Beirut Marathon team, Graffiti/street artist Yazan Halawani, radio hosts Olga Habre and Gavin ...
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