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Sparkling water fountains and school pocket parks in Paris, and vending machines in Istanbul that feed stray dogs in exchange for plastic bottles

The way the world can be ... Paris is installing fountains of sparkling water and stripping out the asphalt and concrete in schoolyards to create new public pocket parks;

and vending machines in Istanbul are taking plastic bottles and giving food to stray dogs in exchange.

 These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How a Japanese company is giving non-smokers six extra holiday days a year to compensate for cigarette breaks. Read more here

• How Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build the world’s first independent economic zone, an area 33 times the size of New York that will powered entirely by renewable energy. Read more here

• VIDEO: How vending machines in Istanbul are taking plastic bottles and giving food to stray dogs in exchange. View here

• How a UK company has created recycleable cartons. Read more here

• How Paris is installing fountains of sparkling water. Read more here

• How Paris is stripping out the asphalt and concrete in schoolyards to create new public pocket parks. Read more here

• How a network of chefs is feeding Puerto Rico and demonstrating locally based ways to feed people after disasters. Read more here

 

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