Pollution

Pollution

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The eight-month old battle between the Lebanese state and anti-corruption activists has taken many forms: from street protests and occupying government buildings–met with tear...

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One wealthy mountain suburb seems to have developed a unique technology to fight Lebanon's garbage crisis. Or is it your 3rd grade Halloween costume?...

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I was on my way to drop off my recycling at Ziad's recycling plant near the port of Beirut when I noticed this nasty...

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jccghOcqIWc As the video above states, a new initiative is finally allowing everyone to recycle in Lebanon. Beginning tomorrow,  you can sort all plastics and...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI2YknjKHFY A lot of bottles will be piling up on the streets tonight. Soon they will be in landfills or riverbeds, adding to the mountains...

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(*Update below)As I type this, an Armageddon-shaped black cloud of smoke hangs over Beirut, caused by a massive blaze that has been raging unabated...

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This afternoon, smoke from multiple fires billowed out of a green valley in Mtaileb, a hillside Beirut suburb, for four hours. The fire department...

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For much of this afternoon, a luxury residential apartment building was transformed into a pollution spewing factory fit for a Charles Dickens novel.It created...