The Netherlands is converting prisons into homes for refugees

The Netherlands is converting prisons into homes for refugees

inhabitat.com 22 Jun '17, 4pm

Unlike the United States of America, the prison population and crime rate in the Netherlands has been steadily decreasing for years. As a result, the country’s government is repurposing correctional facilities into housing for refugees who are waiting to be granted asylum status — a process that usually takes a minimum of six months. Not only will the refugees not be required to work, they will...

Garment hubs in world’s worst places to work https://t.co/AFxmc7vzSW

ecotextile.com 21 Jun '17, 8am
Garment hubs in world’s worst places to work https://t.co/AFxmc7vzSW

BRUSSELS - Many of the world's leading garment sourcing hubs are ranked among the worst places in the world to work according to the latest e...

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

ecorazzi.com 21 Jun '17, 1pm
10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

We’re still coming out of our food coma from a day of enjoying the incredible vegan feast that was on offer at the second annual Chicago Vega...

On #WorldRefugeeDay we stand with all refugees:

On #WorldRefugeeDay we stand with all refugees:

sustainable-fashion.com 20 Jun '17, 3pm

Refugee: a person who flees for refuge or safety Refuge: a place or situation providing safety or shelter. To take refuge: to seek safety or comfort in being safe Home: a place one lives, a place one can take refuge Today is World Refugee Day. And a chance for CSF to show that it stands with refugees, and commemorates their strength, courage and perseverance. CSF does this explicitly, through t...

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ecosalon.com 17 Jun '17, 4am

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World's greenest and healthiest office crowned in Washington, D.C.

inhabitat.com 22 Jun '17, 1pm
World's greenest and healthiest office crowned in Washington, D.C.

The 8,500-square-foot office features human-centric design elements that reduce stress, incre...

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