Category Archives: Recycling

Ship Breaking in Bangladesh

Source: http://www.edwardburtynsky.com/WORKS/Ships/Shipbreaking/Shipbreaking_11.jpg The Observer on 6/5/12 highlighted the dangers in the recycling yards in Chittagong. It is estimated that over the last ten years hundreds of men working in the 125 breaking yards have died or been maimed or poisoned. … Continue reading

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Pimp my Eco-pad

Not only is Marcus Brigstocke a very funny and talented comedian, he’s also a climate comedian.  No laughs at the expense of the environmentalist but in support of them. It must be very hard to write material that will make … Continue reading

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Britain’s Greenest Location

The Guardian reports on a study that Redland in Bristol has the highest proportion of residents worried about the environment and trying to do something about it. Yet it also has one of the highest negative impacts on the environment … Continue reading

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Oregon rolls out electronics recycling programme

Oregon state law requires manufacturers of certain electronic products (computers, monitors, laptops and TVs) generated by Oregon households and small businesses and organizations to provide free and convenient recycling services starting January 1, 2009. In September 2007, Panasonic Corporation of … Continue reading

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Good One!

Goodone is, in their own words, an award-winning, sustainable fashion design company with an edge. They design and produce innovative, quality, one-off clothing made from hand-picked, locally-sourced, recycled fabrics. And another principled feature of this company is that one of … Continue reading

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Greenspun … wear your recycled plastic bottles.

A product ended up in our household recently with a little tag on it called ‘greenspun’. A company called Greenpac UK Ltd, based in Birmingham & London UK, as well as Taiwan are coming up with a number of useful products using recycled … Continue reading

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Dead Poet’s Society

  Welcome to Nadine Jarvis’ cremation creations. You can arrange for yourself to become a set of pencils or if you love your birds, why not turn yourself into a bird feeder. All after death of course. These are both … Continue reading

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