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Pilipinas Shell joins fight vs. air pollution by painting one petrol station at a time
Vehicular emissions account for 80% of pollution in Metro Manila. According to studies, the average 24-hour Nitrogen Oxide NO2 level in Epifanio delos Santos Avenue EDSA is over 4 ½ beyond the health limit set by the World Health Organisation WHO , subjecting Filipino commuters and motorists plying the major thoroughfare every day to respiratory diseases and health problems.
‘Paint Edsa Green’ project starts
MANILA, Philippines - Look who’s painting the town “green” along Edsa. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority MMDA launched “Project Edsa” yesterday where 10 professional Filipino and international artists were commissioned to create large-scale artworks using the world’s first paint that reduces air pollution.
BOYSEN® Plant Recognized for Green Achievements
Atlantic Coatings, Inc. ACI contract manufacturer of Pacific Paint BOYSEN® Philippines Inc., the leading architectural paint company in the country, further strengthened its green credentials with two recent environment awards. The company was proclaimed Master Awardee for the Zero Basura Olympics 2009 and was third runner up in Mother Nature Award.
KNOxOUT Teams Up with Japanese Streetcar for Greener Transport
Streetcars were the most popular form of urban transportation in many Asian cities before the Second World War. Even Manila had a tram network that unfortunately was destroyed in the war. But even in cities where it survived, streetcars began to fall on the wayside as cars and other urban mass transit systems grew in popularity.
KNOxOUT Goes Global
Hongkong: Eco Expo Asia 2010 The 2010 Eco Expo Asia organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council HKTDC was held in AsiaWorld-Expo Hong Kong from 3 – 6 November, 2010. The theme “Business Solutions to Climate Change” was aptly stated as a response to the worldwide agenda on climate change.