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Creating a Greener Workplace

Creating a Greener Workplace

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Cut down on the carbon footprint of your business. Running an energy efficient office needs both the support of the business owners and the employees. There are many ways in which you can cut down on the carbon footprint of both the office and all of the individuals who work there.

Creating a Greener Workplace

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:05:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Avoid frivolous waste and consumption but still throw a party to remember. Every child loves to have a special party on his or her birthday, but the environmental impact of plastic cutlery, paper plates and throwaway cups (not to mention the wrapping paper and other gift packaging materials) can be staggering and can cast a shadow over the celebrations for eco-conscious families.

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Planning a vacation is always a fun activity for families looking for their next adventure. For eco-friendly households, one important aspect is to reduce the carbon footprint created by travelling. There are many ways in which families are able to retain their environmental ethics and still have a wonderful vacation.

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Posted Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:59:05 GMT by Rachel England

Paint recycling programme proves successful. The project, Community RePaint, re-distributed more than 215,000 litres of useable leftover paint to a range of groups and schemes, including a project created to makeover the children's ward at Newham Unversity Hospital in London, which was undertaken by young people taking part in the Prince's Trust Team Programme.

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Taking some simple steps to insulate your home can help the environment and cut back on monthly energy expenses. Going green is not just good for the environment; it can also be great for your pocketbook. In fact, implementing a few easy environmental projects right within your own home, can help to significantly reduce your annual household budget.

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

Posted Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:16:01 GMT by Astrid Madsen

Europe's e-waste targets are becoming more ambitious. Electronic devices contain toxic metals which can cause health problems when incorrectly disposed of - not to mention the impact it has on the environment. The European Parliament is therefore looking to tackle the growing amount of e-waste we generate from discarded computers, mobile phones and other appliances or electronic devices.

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

Green motor sport becomes a reality

Green motor sport becomes a reality

Posted Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:15:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

The inaugural season of the world's first racing series for zero-emission electric vehicles has just been announced for the summer of 2011. The EV Cup will be a new green racing circuit to be held on world class racing tracks in UK, Europe and America over the summer and autumn seasons later this year. The London-based company proudly displayed the new 'green' racing cars at the recent Birmingham International Autosport Show and announced the new era of motor. They have also indicated plans for a city street race of the electric vehicles.

Green motor sport becomes a reality

Filtration of kitchen waste water for horticultural use

Filtration of kitchen waste water for horticultural use

Posted Wed, 19 Jan 2011 08:21:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Indian project to investigate cheap filtration process for waste kitchen water for use in horticulture. Water is a precious and necessary commodity. It is essential to sustain life and its regular supply is something that we take for granted. In the so-called developed world the days are long gone when every drop had to be carried from a well. In this present age very few of us are without a piped water supply and by the nature of our lifestyle, millions of gallons of wastewater are literally poured down the drain every day.

Filtration of kitchen waste water for horticultural use

Hamburg is the European Green Capital 2011

Hamburg is the European Green Capital 2011

Posted Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:39:01 GMT by Paromita Pain

Hamburg has been declared the Green Capital 2011 in the competition designed by the European Commission in which 34 cities from 17 European countries participated. Hamburg beat 33 other cities to become Europe's newest Green Capital, taking the title over from Stockholm.

Hamburg is the European Green Capital 2011

Coming together to save Babylon

Coming together to save Babylon

Posted Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:33:04 GMT by Paromita Pain

The New York based world monuments fund has undertaken a massive project to restore the damage done to the ruins of ancient Babylon. After years of neglect and violence, archaeologists and preservationists have once again begun working to protect and even restore parts of Babylon.

Coming together to save Babylon

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 10:03:16 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Use these energy-saving, eco-friendly tips to save money and reduce your carbon footprint this winter. Saving energy is a very important factor when it comes to living an eco-friendly existence. Aiming to reduce your carbon footprint involves many different factors, one of which includes the job of properly preparing your home for winter.

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Eco Friendly Flooring Options

Eco Friendly Flooring Options

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 08:34:44 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

There are a number of creative ways to reduce your carbon footprint and go green when installing a new floor in your home! Many people are just starting to understand the harmful effects that carpeted flooring can have on our health and the planet. Most carpets are full of the same types of volatile organic compounds that can also be found in traditional paint products.

Eco Friendly Flooring Options

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas that are Easy on the Planet

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas that are Easy on the Planet

Posted Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:57:05 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-friendly gift ideas that are easy on the planet - and on your wallet! Many people make changes in their lives after reading about climate change and learning about how your carbon footprint affects the future of the entire planet. In reality, it is often the little changes that each person makes which really help to protect the environment.

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas that are Easy on the Planet

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Traveling

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Traveling

Posted Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:22:10 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Traveling is sometimes an essential part of life, but it can also be a luxury adventure to explore the wonderful planet we live on. Regardless of the reason, eco-friendly travellers work hard at altering their plans in order to have a lesser impact on the environment.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Traveling

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-friendly, non-toxic paint is a wonderful way to keep harmful fumes and chemicals to a minimum when repainting your home. There are three main reasons that you should consider using eco-friendly paint in your home: It is best for the health of the environment, it is best for your health, and it is the best choice for your home.

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:36:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Did you know that many commonly used household cleaning products could be making you sick? Read on to learn more about why you should switch to organic and all-natural cleaning agents.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

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Audi, Toyota, Honda and Nissan lead us into the 22nd century car.

Posted Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:11:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Two perspectives on the biosphere.

Posted Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Global Green Economy Index 2014

Posted Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:43:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Crowdsourcing and oceanography, a mix made out of necessity

Posted Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Don't lose your lid! (the green roof argument)

Posted Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:21:19 GMT by JW Dowey

Backpacks and eco-clothing

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:27:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Cars for future fuels

Posted Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Organic foods have lots to give

Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Power, and less energy, to the people

Posted Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Volunteer with a lot of bottle builds green school

Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:42:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Water supply meets human demand

Posted Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:32:51 GMT by Dave Collier

Gwen Stefani donates to Japan earthquake victims

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 12:15:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Enrich Your Garden: Compost

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:10:03 GMT by Michael Thal

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Posted Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:27:38 GMT by Claire Dunn

Top environmental news stories from this week: 21st October 2011

Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:44:00 GMT by Laura Brown

World Tourism Day - 27th September

Posted Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 10:03:16 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Rock and pop stars donate tracks for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:57:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Timber plantations are not forests

Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2011 09:40:00 GMT by Michelle Simon