PHOTOS Making waste profitable to mark World Environment Day

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Making waste profitable to mark World Environment Day

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03:59, June 06, 2018

World Environment Day (WED) falls on June 5 every year. The United Nations encourages people to enhance their awareness and action for the protection of the environment. Corona is a pioneer in the beer industry – the first to use a transparent bottle showcasing its purity and high quality to the world, which will take to the world stage in a continued effort to raise awareness around the eight million metric tons of marine plastic pollution that’s dumped into oceans each year. /VCG Photo

Each year ton of waste is left behind after a festival, with one of the discarded tents. Two Dutch designers offered a more eco-friendly, easy-to-throw-away alternative, designers Wout Kommer and Jan Portheine have created KarTent, made with 100-percent recyclable cardboard. /VCG Photo

A company in Orlando, Florida, US takes wasted soap bars from hotels and recycls them to help impoverished countries all over the world. /VCG Photo

Junk artist Leo Sewell from Philadelphia, US, made an amazing dog sculpture entirely with scrap. He creates his "rubbish" artwork from junk, using discarded plastic, metal and wood for the artwork’s color, shape and durability. /VCG Photo

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