Zahrani Municipality Cutting Down on Plastic Bags Use

It's also good to see Lebanese villages and towns taking eco-friendly initiatives and cutting down on plastic use. Jbeil vowed to ban all plastic bags by end of 2018 and Zahrani municipality is encouraging people to cut down on the use of plastic bags as shown in the video below: Greenpeace’s #Plastacna campaign which was launched back in August 2018 has gained momentum every since and so far, places like The Grand Factory, Vyvyan’s, Kissproof…

#FightWithMichele: Needed Funds for Michele’s Treatment Raised in Less than 1 Month!

The #FithWithMichele fundraising campaign which was kicked off a month ago to help cover Michele Hajal's $740K curative treatment in the United States has succeeded and Michele will be on her way to get treatment and hopefully recover fully. Here's the message she posted on her insta: People are asking themselves how did we do it? How were we able to reach our target in less than one month? First, it’s definitely God’s will. I…
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Alfa Telecom to Ship 460 Tons of e-Waste to Sweden

1 month ago
As of 2017, over 47 million tons of e-waste were generated and the numbers are rising annually by 4%. Unfortunately, only 20% of e-waste is subject to recycling and 80% are dumped in landfills or ...
Critiques

Haret Hreik Lab Tests Show Water Contains Human Stools

1 month ago
A Haret Hreik resident sent a sample of his building’s water to test to have it checked, and the laboratory tests turned out to be horrific. Not only is the water not drinkable, but it ...
Health

#FeelTheBeat: Get your Free Checkup For Heart Diseases at City Centre Beirut

1 month ago
Heart diseases and strokes remain the leading causes of death globally and plenty of cases can be prevented by running routine check-ups. In an attempt to raise awareness on that matter, LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital ...
Health

Elissa Reveals Her Secret Breast Cancer Battle With New Video

3 months ago
Elissa just shocked her fans by revealing her struggle with breast cancer in her latest music video. The clip beings with a woman inside an MRI machine and a subtitle “You have cancer” then goes ...
Critiques

Saida Facing a New Waste Crisis?

4 months ago
A couple of years ago, I was reading an article on how the notorious Saida garbage mountain was being transformed into a Green Park following a rehabilitation project led by The United Nations Development Programme ...
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ESIB USJ is Now a Smoke-Free Environment

4 months ago
USJ’s Engineering faculty (ESIB) has announced on Facebook that the ESIB campus will become smoke-free as of Tuesday June 26th and that the smoking ban should apply to both closed & open spaces. Those who ...
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LAU Wants to Establish The Medicinal Cannabis Research Center

5 months ago
Should we legalize cannabis in Lebanon? What’s the potential medical value of Lebanon-grown cannabis? The use of weed in the medical field has been legalized in several countries worldwide and there are “currently 10 academic ...
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Meet the AUB Surgeon Treating Palestinian Protesters in Gaza

6 months ago
Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sitta, a reconstructive surgeon working at the American University of Beirut, has been making trips to Gaza for the past five years to help injured Palestinians. He’s currently there operating non-stop at al-Awda ...
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