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Ocean Sole, Zeitz Foundation, Long Run Initiative

Working with Sole – Using Waste Products Creatively to Reduce Beach Pollution and Local Poverty

It was a passion for changing people’s perceptions, attitudes and actions related to the pollution of our fragile oceans, as well as a drive to invest in trade initiatives rather than in an unsustainable aid approach to alleviate poverty in Africa, that led to the creation of Ocean Sole. This unique social enterprise uses flipflops to create awareness about the plight of our oceans and create unique opportunities to improve the lives of local people whilst offering an innovative way to keep beaches clean. 

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Chumbe Island, Zeitz Foundation, The Long Run Initiative, LRI

The Long Run Initiative Newsletter: September 2014

The Long Run Initiative is happy to share with you the latest news from its global membership of sustainable ‎travel destinations and businesses in its September newsletter. In this issue, find out the latest trends in traveller engagement and how waste products can be used to reduce pollution and poverty at the same time. . Read on to also find out when the next global travel events will place and sample some of the new offers from the Long Run Destinations. Happy reading!

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Chumbe Island, Zeitz Foundation, The Long Run Initiative, LRI

The Long Run Initiative Newsletter: September 2014

The Long Run Initiative is happy to share with you the latest news from its global membership of sustainable ‎travel destinations and businesses in its September newsletter. In this issue, find out the latest trends in traveller engagement and how waste products can be used to reduce pollution and poverty at the same time. . Read on to also find out when the next global travel events will place and sample some of the new offers from the Long Run Destinations. Happy reading!

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Chumbe Island, Zeitz Foundation, The Long Run Initiative, LRI

It works, and visitors love it! The Eco-Architecture of Chumbe Island Coral Park in Zanzibar, Tanzania

"Amazing, fascinating, luxury-eco and truly ingenious, innovative, very comfortable…!", this is how visitors describe the Chumbe Eco-architecture in the guestbook, online travel blogs and sites like TripAdvisor.com.

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It works, and visitors love it! The Eco-Architecture of Chumbe Island Coral Park in Zanzibar, Tanzania

"Amazing, fascinating, luxury-eco and truly ingenious, innovative, very comfortable…!", this is how visitors describe the Chumbe Eco-architecture in the guestbook, online travel blogs and sites like TripAdvisor.com.

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