Turn your empty bottles into Underground credits! HOW AWESOME IS THIS?
In Beijing, commuters now have the opportunity to trade in their empty plastic bottles for subway credit, offsetting the costs of travel and the costs to the environment.
This is a prime example of innovation in the sustainable arena. Not only does a system like this enable commuters to dispose of plastic waste in an environmental way, but it also allows them to save money by doing good.
Then again, in an ideal world, we would have no plastic bottles in the first place! Wouldn’t it be great if, instead, every time you filled up a reusable bottle, you got subway credits?
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Just after speaking with our NGO partner in Ghana about (frustrating) international policies on water and sanitation, and then declaring that I going work to affect things at the policy level, I get an invitation from The White House!!! Going to discuss Africa-America relations, immigration policies and more. Thank you very much God!
I was like “how did they hear/know about little old me who just touched down in USA” and then I was reminded of a quote: “when little dogs keep yapping the big dogs hear”. I’ll keep that mic in my hand and work to continue helping in anyway I can.