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Milkshake loves sustainability

This is how Milkshake left Westerpark. This festival claims to love sustainability. It sealed off most the park for locals for 10 days during a heatwave and now there is nothing left to enjoy at all. The park is also full of balloons and trash, and this is where neighborhood kids are supposed to play outdoors during their summer holidays.

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New caretakers

Amsterdam has appointed six neighborhood caretakers who are responsible for a clean public space. Locals can call them on their cell if they spot a problem. It is a bit of a laughing matter on Twitter because Amsterdam already has 14020, a service desk and reporting issues to them hardly ever results in a quick response.

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Ban the balloons!

On June 20th Amsterdam joined over 600 local governments around the world and declared climate crisis. Still it’s streets are covered in balloons, an environmental hazard. But using laugh gas is hot and happening everywhere.

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Blocking

A group of tourists is blocking the street. The guide is taking on a group much larger then allowed in this area.

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Welcome to Amsterdam Featured Garbage  Centrum

New caretakers

Amsterdam has appointed six neighborhood caretakers who are responsible for a clean public space. Locals can call them on their cell if they spot a problem. It is a bit of a laughing matter on Twitter because Amsterdam already has 14020, a service desk and reporting issues to them hardly ever results in a quick response.

Welcome to Amsterdam Featured Garbage Nature  Centrum

Green?!

I Amsterdam, the marketing organization of the city proudly announced Amsterdam is one of the greenest capital cities in Europe. But the locals pained by garbage dumps, parks being shut down for weeks in a row for festivals, noise pollution and witnessing old trees being chopped down in bulk to make room for more parking lots, buildings and roads beg to differ.