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Bahrain Beauty Shop VaVaVoom Sells Recycling to Clients

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Luxury beauty salon VaVaVoom kicked off a recycling campaign this month that encourages its upscale customers to clean up the environment. The initiative aims to plant new recycling habits in ladies (and men) that don’t typically touch trash. Recycling is new to Bahrain.

Recycle paper yourself

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Summary of Climate change

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Current concentrations of CO2 are at 379 ppm (IPCC, 2007), while total concentrations of all greenhouse gases are at 430ppm CO2e. Waste Disposal and Treatment- Reduce your waste, re-use, recycle and compost!-

How To Green Your Electronics

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In this guide we’ll tell you how to stop wasted energy, what gizmos are greener than others, and what to do about e-waste and electronics recycling. Link source: [link] How To Green Your Electronics by Jacob Gordon, Nashville, TN on 03.22.07

How to Green Your Lighting

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When scouting for new gear, keep your eyes out for lamps made with natural, recycled, or reused materials. Lights made from recycled materials include metal , glass , or plastic, and natural materials can include felt, cloth or wood. What’s the Big Deal?

Going Greener

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This problem can be addressed by purchasing from manufacturers that have eliminated or started to phase these materials out, or by making sure the computers are recycled or responsibly disposed of at the end of their lives. The ranking listed manufacturers based on both their commitment to eliminating harmful substances and on their recycling initiatives to keep old computers out of the waste stream.

The New Values of the 21st Century Citizen

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While there are really many, many values that people need — including those that revolve around family, community and faith — here is a set of fundamental values that the 21st Century Citizen will find valuable as we work to face the challenges of this new century: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse The Individual is more important than the corporation Those who make the mess, should clean it up. Reduce, Recycle, Reuse I knew people who had lived through the Great Depression when I was young.

Sustainable Technology Education Project

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Heating houses by sunlight Solar lantern design and production Inventing the clockwork radio - Textiles Technology Eco-friendly fashion Recycled fleeces Kente Cloth Organic cotton to fair trade fashion The tsetse flytrap Short focussed activitie s These activities tackle different aspects of sustainability and can be used with any of the online casestudies or technology products of the teachers' choice.

5 Ways Save the World, While Getting Fitter, Saving Money, Simplifying, and Becoming Happier

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How this helps the environment : When you buy less stuff, or recycle old stuff by buying or getting it used, you reduce the amount of new stuff that needs to be made … and thus use fewer resources. Link source from Zen Habits Editor’s note : This post is part of the Blog Action Day movement: thousands of blogs talking about the environment on October 15. If you have a blog, join in with the rest of us today and let your voice be heard regarding the environment.

21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment

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If you recycle your yard and garden waste, you’ll reduce the amount of energy used to send this waste to the dump. Source: [link] Concerned about the environment but feeling overwhelmed by all the issues out there? Feeling discouraged about how you as an individual can really make a difference? Not to worry. Here, we’ve compiled a short list of easy and practical ways that you can help the environment.

The Hi-Tech Gift Economy

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This was good business because once DuPont got good at it, recycling turned out to be cheaper than creating from scratch. [link] Towards a Gifting Culture Timothy Wilken, MD Yesterday, I posted Eric Steven Raymond's article The Hacker Milieu as Gift Culture as a preface to a series of articles on Gifting, Gifting Networks, Gifting Exchanges, Gifting Economys, etc. As children we all taught that it is better to give than to receive.

5 Factors That Affect Recycling

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Recycling offers a win-win situation both for the consumer and the environment. Americans are embracing recycling more and more as a part of everyday life. The EPA reports that recycling increased three percent between 2006 and 2007. percent in 2007.

Local MP visits award-winning environment-friendly recycler

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Mike Penning, the Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, has paid a visit the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King. The proceeds from this recycling activity have also gone to the BHF.

The Nasty Side of Recycling

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Theft of Recyclable Materials. The value of recyclable materials varies with the market that is driven by supply and demand. Hence, the development of a new market for recyclables. Copper and other metals have value for someone taking them to a recycling center.

Micro-Financed Straw Houses For Pakistan Are Quake-Proof

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The Community Development Program (CDP) in 2007 did just that, providing all the necessary materials, training and financing to the poorest socio-economic group in the region.

Ontario's Beer Store sets recycling record

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92 per cent of all beverage alcohol containers sold in Ontario recycled Mississauga, Ont, Canada, November 2010: The Beer Store (TBS) has released "Responsible Stewardship", its annual packaging stewardship report detailing the packaging diversion performance of The Beer Store's deposit return system for beer containers and the Ontario Deposit Return Program (ODRP) for wine and spirit containers.

Apple ditches EPEAT green standard, then rejoins amid heavy criticism

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But as iFixit notes, this makes it harder, almost impossible, to recycle the case and other parts of the computer. So the new Apple computers slim design comes at a price, namely recyclability and repairability. And because the new MacBook computers are completely unserviceable and almost non-recyclable, Apple would most likely have lost the gold rating on the EPEAT registry.

Paper Recycling Facts That May Surprise You

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Even with its widespread use, paper materials are some of the most easily and most often recycled. Despite the rise of new materials, paper generation has hovered around 33 percent of the total municipal waste from 1960 to 2007. In other words, recycling has kept up with the generation.

How To Make Paper from Potty

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I catch up with Applied Clean Tech to know more about their recycled toilet paper project Above: recycled poo pellets that serve as raw material for recycled paper. It will probably take a certain market approach and finesse to get people to accept, let alone truly appreciate, recycled toilet paper. Applied Clean Tech was founded in 2007, is based in Jerusalem and has previously been financed by venture capital funds such as Saturn Venture Partners in Boston.

M&S CUSTOMERS RECYCLE THEIR 100 MILLIONTH HANGER FOR UNICEF

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An incredible 100 million hangers have been recycled in just six months, thanks to a groundbreaking partnership between two of the UK's most trusted household names, Marks & Spencer (M&S) and UNICEF. M&S customers have generously left 100 million hangers behind when shopping, so they can be used again in store or recycled. Keep recycling your hangers because we aim to transform the lives of thousands of children – thank you!'

Shine Bright with Recycled Metal Jewelry: 5 Sustainable Picks

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These companies use recycled metals and gems to produce some of the most beautifully crafted and, uniquely designed jewelry available. Bario Neal is a newer brand, founded in Philadelphia by two friends 2007, Anna Bario and Page Neal.

Annarubyking

Green Earth Journey

My cards are made with card that is 100% recycled, with a high post consumer waste content. Obviously choosing items that are made from recycled materials where I can. Since September 2007 Is this a job for you or a hobby?

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Plastic Bag Manufacturers Set Aggressive Recycled Content Goal

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council announced recently a landmark effort to dramatically increase recycling of plastic bags. The Full Circle Recycling Initiative sets an aggressive goal of 40 percent recycled content in all plastic bags by 2015, including at least 25 percent post-consumer recycled plastic.

12 Uber Simple Steps to Green Your Life in 2012

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From recycling what you can to turning off the lights when you’re not using them to drinking more tap water, these suggestions are about making minor modifications in your life that save not only energy but also your hard-earned money. Recycling.

How to Recycle More and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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The benefits of recycling are self-evident. What may not be, however, are ways in which you can recycle more and thus, reduce your carbon footprint. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the plastic industry generated over one million tons of soft drink bottles in 2007.

Is Betsy Reid the UK's best recycler?

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Reactionary Recycling Rats?

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"Squalid: Recycling 'mania' has sparked a plague of rats" is the picture caption for a Daily Mail article from Friday last week. Home composting and recycling did appear (at number 7) on the list of other contributing factors in the original report by the National Pest Technicians Association. In particular they singled out 'alternative weekly collections' of residual waste (ie the bits you can't put in your recycling box/bin). Tags: news recycling

The Informal Recycling Industry of Cologne

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With this recycled ring.

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While it is not exactly rocket science (use recycled/second hand stuff, source organic local food and try to minimise transport), green wedding tips can be found at: Friends of the Earth , and, Eco-weddings Or, if you want someone else to sort it out, Green Weddings will be happy to relieve you of your cash. Now I've always been the bridesmaid and never the bride, but with the average spend on nuptials rocketing, it is no surprise to see a rising interest in Green Weddings.

Ezri Tarazi Manifests Israeli's Conflict Identity With Recycled Art

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Wow-alicious green gifts upcycled by Ex Libris Anonymous

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The city is one of the most environmentally conscious on the planet; Popular Science awarded Portland the title of the Greenest City in America in 2008 and Grist magazine listed it in 2007 as the second greenest city in the world. Design hand made journals recycled material upcycling

TheInnerWorks

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I work mostly with recycled bicycle parts, especially innertubes and chain parts, but also spokes, bearings, and lock rings. Firstly, I'm inspired by the creative and hard-working friends and allies that make Santa Cruz such a haven for radical projects, including crafty recycling!

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Soggy Log Blog

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Green Deeds: Don't Waste Food, Man (10 Tips)

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Recycle!

Holiday Season

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see hat & coat in pic), little/no recycling facilities (shock at return to one wheelie bin of rubbish in a week), supermarket shopping. Postings have been a bit few and far between in August, I'm afraid, as holidays keep getting in the way.

How to Make a Compost Bin in Under Two Minutes

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I thought you might enjoy this quirky vid on how to make compost bins from the London Community Recycling Network.

Printer Ink Stink

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To give HP some credit, they do provide a recycling service for these great chunks of plastic with a freepost label inside the old container - they've now gone back from whence they came. I've recently replaced the ink cartridges in my HP colour laser printer.

We're all green now.

Eco_Living

The 2007 Attitudes and Behaviour Toward the Environment survey polled 3,600 people in England on topics including general attitudes toward the environment, energy, water efficiency, and recycling. What did worry me was the following paragraph: "Out of nine specific behaviours, the change that most people thought would have a major impact on reducing climate change was recycling more, followed by changes to car usage, and cutting down on the use of electricity and gas in the home.

Green Home Improvement: Wooden it be nice.

Eco_Living

Wood is one of the most sustainable building materials - non-toxic with a solar-powered 'manufacturing' process and it is easily recyclable.

Green Vibrations.

Eco_Living

This is my favourite silly season story with an eco-bent: The new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment directive requires all WEEE, as it is delightfully known, to be collected separately for recycling rather than being chucked in landfill. Well the good people at LoveHoney will give you a new 'rampant rabbit' for half price if you send back your old one for recycling and will make a donation to charity to boot. Tags: weee recycling