More than 50 organisations in the city have revolutionised their supply chains and committed to sourcing palm oil a vegetable oil used in thousands of household products from food items to cleaning materials and cosmetics from entirely sustainable sources.
Campaigners are now calling for charges on plastic bottles and disposable coffee cups in the hope of producing a similar effect.
The UK Government is planning to ban plastic straws, stirrers and plastic-tipped cotton buds in a further acceleration of its war on the waste material.
Many said that despite repeated warnings going back 15 years to a then controversial report by Save the Children on the prevalence of sexual abuse in west Africa that include aid worker abuse the issue has long been ignored by managers.
The Sweet Track is a Neolithic timber walkway, located in the Somerset Levels, England. It was originally part of a network of tracks built to provide a dry path across the marshy ground.