Green Perspectives

Economic and Environmental Savings – Save Pounds and the Planet

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Research has shown that a big driver in the public adoption of greener living is the financial savings that can be made as a result of recycling, reusing and reducing. Whilst we witness a price hike on food, energy and petrol we cut back on household spend and as such are now looking for ways to reduce our use and consumption – a key ingredient for greener lifestyles.  

Reduce household bills

Insulating a loft can save up to £145 per ...

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U.S. Looks To Bring Green Changes to 2022 Olympics

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During the last Winter Olympic Games (the Vancouver 2010 games), the United States held the most medals, with 9 gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze.  With results like this it only makes sense that the United States would look to capture the 2022 bid and bring the Olympics home.  With this bid the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is not only looking to further the athletic accomplishments but to make sustainable environmental changes to the Winter ...

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Watch Hulk in Green Mode

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The next time you watch a movie, or play games on your home theatre system, ask yourself the following question: “Self, is my system eco-friendly?” And if self cannot truthfully answer the question, ask yourself this: “Self, what do I have to do to have an eco-friendly home theatre system?” The answer is right here! Read on…

While having a home theatre system is almost compulsory for many people, the thought of an eco-friendly “green” home theatre system probably doesn’t cross ...

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Agricultural Biodiversity and Sustainability for the Future

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“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” – US Ecologist Gary Nabhan

Since the beginning of the green movement, there has been a rise in the number of organizations and businesses that are doing their part in the promotion of sustainability through conservation. This past Earth Day brought about the Earth Day Network, which has been playing its part to bring conservationist and green enthusiasts together, sharing ideas and discussing new ways ...

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Make Everyday Earth Day

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Make Everyday Earth Day
Plan a trip to the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Bay Area has had above average rainfall this past winter and the living roof glistens as we look over Golden Gate Park.  There are four honeybee colonies in residence and the local birds flit about in the warm sunlight. Photovoltaic cells line the roof edges and capture 250,000 kilowatt hours of clean energy each year. The roof retains 98% of the ...

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