Recycled vegan shoes are now part of the school uniform at one Dubai school, which is leading the way in environmental efforts.
For most schools, the past two years have brought a complicated weighing of the risks of being in a classroom: in-person versus virtual learning, masks, class sizes, ventilation. But a growing number of schools around the world have sidestepped many of those concerns by leaving the classroom behind.
The Coconut School — also known as the “Rubbish School” — is located in a national park on top of a remote mountain some 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of the capital Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The school was the idea of former hotel manager Ouk Vanday, who envisions a future free from garbage in Cambodia. […]