Such activities aim to amplify the call to ban single-use plastics (SUPs), unmask single-use plastic production issues, false solutions, as well as highlight zero-waste businesses and mainstream zero-waste solutions. The group kicks off the week with a photo exhibit that illustrates the alarming state of plastic pollution in the Philippines. Further, the group explained that the bill is a timely development amid the proliferation of false solutions across the country. Coleen Salamat, Plastic Campaigner of EcoWaste Coalition pointed out that: “As plastic production continues as usual, so do efforts to curb plastic pollution. The bill proposes a sustainable alternative for these plastics that can’t be recycled.
Drury caught five passes for 136 yards and four touchdowns on Friday night to help secure a third consecutive unbeaten regular season. Alex Viox scored from 3 yards out on the opening drive, and added a 4-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter to establish a 25-0 cushion. Kennett (6-3) answered with a promising 12-play scoring drive, but Valle Catholic immediately regained momentum with two more touchdown strikes. Boyer finished 7-of-18 passing for 180 yards, and fired his second touchdown pass to Flye on a corner route from 31 yards to make it 21-7 with 8:06 left in the second quarter. Kelly countered with a 38-yard touchdown run by Eftink, but Boyer scampered in from 18 yards out to restore a 35-14 halftime cushion.3 months ago Daily Journal Online
Members of the Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the Revolution gathered Saturday, Oct. 15, for a grave marking ceremony at the gravesite of James Caldwell, Revolutionary War veteran and Missouri’s first speaker of the house. In the spring of 1778, at the age of 15, Caldwell enlisted in the Virginia Militia to fight in the Revolutionary War as a “substitute” for his father Samuel Caldwell. He married Meeke Perrin in Lincoln County, Kentucky, on Nov. 30, 1786. On Nov. 4, 1833, at the age of 70, Caldwell appeared before the County Court of St. Francois County, Missouri, to apply for a Revolutionary War pension. The application enumerates his service during the Revolutionary War, starting at the tender age of 15 as a substitute for his father.3 months ago Daily Journal Online
FARMINGTON – A decorated era in Farmington volleyball history concluded on Tuesday as another continued its undeniable rise at longtime power St. Pius. St. Pius (23-3) avenged a home sweep last month to take two of three encounters with the Knights this season, and will face Westminster Christian in state quarterfinal action on Saturday. The Knights offered one last stand of resistance once St. Pius attacked with less authority, and got within 22-20 as Duncan and Ava Cooper connected on spikes from opposite sides. But Leftridge ripped a go-ahead kill and served two key aces during a 5-0 push as St. Pius snapped an 18-18 tie to seize command of the opening set. St. Pius drew even at 22-22 on a two-handed push from Burch and easy putaway by Makowski on an incoming overpass.3 months ago Daily Journal Online
There has long been the suggestion that Cardiff just don’t get the derby. READ MORE: Cardiff City news as Hudson delivers tubthumping Swansea City derby messageAfter two defeats in a week, Cardiff are suddenly back in poor form, but form seems to make very little difference in these contests. Cardiff win some and they lose some, but they seem to cling on to 18th place like a comfort blanket. A win feels out of the question, but you never know in football. It's time for Cardiff to address their unhealthy relationship with the South Wales derby, both on and off the pitch.3 months ago Wales Online
In the game of rugby, just like life, there's a lot of grey. With the speed of the game now, with things faster and lots more going on, technology becomes a double-edged sword. The problem with rugby is you can't get things perfect. You're trying to get everything and if you get everything in rugby, you simply won't have a game. Referees should be looking to get everything and then those one or two things can be left to the TMO.3 months ago Wales Online
8 escaped a sending off for an illegal challenge on Scarlets lock Tom Price in Friday’s United Rugby Championship clash at The Sportsground. And fellow Wales international James Hook also felt the incident warranted a red card, saying Boyle had dropped Price on his head ‘like The Undertaker’. He does end up on his head, but because he’s so close to the ground I’m only thinking yellow card. “You are talking about a high-level of danger, he’s dropped him straight on top of his head.”And after the call had been made only to send Boyle to the bin, the former No. “I think he’s a lucky man, because that’s reminiscent, to me, of the O’Driscoll challenge that brought in a new level of safety.3 months ago Wales Online
Liverpool’s mini-revival came to a crashing halt with a 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest, who secured just their second Premier League win for 23 years thanks to Taiwo Awoniyi’s goal. Liverpool were without the firepower of the injured Darwin Nunez, Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz and it showed as they lacked the spark needed to unlock a deep-lying Forest defence. At the other end, Alisson Becker kept Liverpool in the game with saves from Brennan Johnson and Morgan Gibbs-White as Forest had plenty of chances to kill the game off on the counter-attack. A third league defeat of the season leaves Liverpool still in seventh, 11 points adrift of leaders Arsenal having played a game more. (For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)3 months ago Ahram Online