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Spotlight on the Environment, Green Energy Eco Park

Taipei is the capitol city of Taiwan, and nicknamed the City of Azaleas as 100,000 flowers are planted there annually. This bustling metropolis also has a very high standard of living, and is divided into 12 districts with one central department that focuses on environmental policies.

Taipei City has made sustainable steps at an impressive rate to address climate change, and recently updated the Waipu Green Energy Eco Park. As Taiwan’s first biomass energy plant, it will produce electricity from sustainable resources helping transform Taiwan into a recycling economy.

Teachers love Taipei City, not just for its economical policies, but also for recreation, warm weather, modern architecture, and good paying jobs. Learn more about Teaching English in Taipei, Taiwan with TESOL Certification.

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Spotlight on the Environment, Renewable Energy in Germany

Vauban, Germany is a newly established and constructed town of 5,000 residents aiming to be eco-friendly. Following the lead of its eco-neighbor, Freiburg, the whole town is a sustainable model district with houses that generate their own energy. The educated and motivated residents compost 80% of their paper products, and participate in proactive waste management.

Residents are rewarded with miles of bike paths, fresh air, and plenty of green spaces to kick back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of their labors. This is an ideal town to teach English if you want to live in a small city that has been doing it right from the beginning.

Learn more about living and working in Vauban, Germany with TESOL certification.