The New York Public Library system is finally ending late fees, effective immediately. This includes erasing all the fines that library cardholders have amassed in the past for overdue or lost materials.
Fashion is a great way to express ourselves and have fun. You can also tell a lot about a person by the way they dress, however the fashion and clothing industry is one of the most polluting and unethical industries on the planet.
San Francisco is starting a new program that provides free or discounted access for low-income residents to 21 museums across the city as museums start to open back up this summer.
Architect and psychologist Margot Krasojevic and her team at Margo Krasojevic Architecture are working on a concept to try and solve our big plastic waste issue. The concept is: A island made of plastic.
The world largest painting has sold for a massive $62 million at a Dubai charity auction and the money from the sale is going towards charities for children.
A Banksy painting has raised more than £16m for an NHS charity after being sold at auction. It is the highest paid Banksy artwork and the proceeds will go to the NHS.
Slovak designer Lenka Petráková has received the highest award in an architectural competition for his ocean cleaning facility design. It is called The 8th Continent and is a floating station designed to solve one of the world’s biggest problems: ocean plastic waste.
In Liverpool, a company called Granby Workshop uses waste from the ceramics, glass and stone industries to produce sustainable tableware.
Marely Christian found a koala in New South Wales in 2017. The koala only had three feet, hampering it from walking and climbing freely. However, the male koala, named Triumph, has been climbing and running happily thanks to a prosthetic made by a neighbourhood dentist.
A program has been started in Austin, Texas in order to address both issues of systemic racism and the suffering music industry. Austin’s Music Commission has convinced the City Council to approve an aid package called the Live Music Preservation Fund.