The scheme, welcomed by the city's residents, will soon be extended across the metro network and run until July 2020, the city's public transport company ATAC said.
Plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in EU by 2021 as the economic bloc pushes manufacturers to step up their recycling efforts.
The parliament has called on Turkey to halt constructing a nuclear power plant and consult Greece and Greek Cypriots for negotiations.
Ever since China banned imports of almost all recycled waste, piles of trash have begun appearing around big cities in South Korea.
President Emmanuel Macron steps up his anti-pollution efforts by announcing the closure of 14 of the 58 nuclear reactors, of which between four and six will be closed by 2030.
Harvard researchers say that installing solar panels would have an impact around 10 times smaller than wind turbines for the same energy generation rate.
Turkey's new environmental campaign of "zero waste" led by first lady Emine Erdogan is inspiring people to change their approach.
The plant will provide the Zataari camp 14 hours of electricity a day at zero cost and bring the refugees one step closer to a sense of normality.
Japan has seen growing opposition to nuclear plants after the Fukushima accident in 2011. After the closure of many reactors by court orders, the country has now just three operating nuclear power plants.
Solar-powered experimental plane Solar Impulse 2 successfully crosses Pacific Ocean without consuming any fuel, lands in California
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