Zaha Hadid Greens Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Design

Green Prophet

Japan has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and Zaha Hadid has been picked to retrofit its National Stadium. First designed for the 1964 Summer Games, this new stadium boasts a few green credentials. .

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Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Thwarted by Japanese Peers

Green Prophet

A consortium of Japanese architects got together to protest Zaha Hadid’s winning design for the main stadium of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics , and despite all her fame and glory, the Japanese government listened.

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Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020

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Green Products. Green Homes. Recycling. Green Living. Green Tips. Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020. In this regard, the Podder will serve as an electric public transport system for the city of Singapore, in the year of 2020. Conceived by industrial designer Zelin Ong, the nature of the conception corresponds to the technological and demographic upheaval of Singapore in 2020. Please login. Sign In.

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£30m food waste recycling facility to be built in Dagenham

Green (Living) Review

The £30m plant will be the company’s third site in the UK and is part of a major programme of investment in ReFood’s food waste recycling facilities, which also includes a new site in Widnes, Cheshire, due to open in 2014.

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The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming

Green Home Blog

On January 1 st , 2013 the state of California, in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), announced that it will reduce carbon emissions back down to 1990 levels by the year 2020. Filed under: Politically Green Tagged: climate change , green business , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

It’s long process to turn a blazer into a blast-off , but that’s exactly what’s happening, as Bloomberg Business Week reports that Japanese recycling firm Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) has begun testing ways to use discarded clothes as jet fuel.

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Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

Green Prophet

Dubai has taken a giant step forward in greening up the city with its decision to move away from ordinary Portland cement (OPC) for all new buildings. The green additives create a stronger concrete mix, more resistant to water, salt and sulfate than OP, and causing less dust and fumes.

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BGreen 2020 A Sustainability Plan for Bridgeport, Connecticut

The Green Changemakers

Early priorities are the creation of an Energy Improvement District to support energy efficiency and production, adopting a “Transit First” policy, developing a plan for open space use and maintenance, expanding recycling, and protecting the region’s waterways through enhanced stormwater management.

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EU sets 70% recycling target in new Circular Economy Package

Green (Living) Review

The European Commission has on July 2, 2014 unveiled a revamped package of waste and recycling targets to accelerate Europe''s transition to a circular economy. The ''Circular Economy Package'' requires member states to recycle 70% of municipal waste and 80% of packaging waste by 2030.

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Dubai: World’s Largest Airport Greens Up its Act

Green Prophet

The Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) plans to utilize recycling programs (also during construction), renewable energy, and locally sourced building materials throughout the construction process.

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Recycling alone is not enough

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling on its own is not enough to tackle Britain's ever growing waste problem and recycling must be the very last resource in waste management. billion and the amount of harmful methane 1 emissions will double by 2020. We will not be getting far by punishing households for not recycling “properly” but will get a lot further if we give people incentives to recycle.

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Moving towards a circular economy

Green (Living) Review

As part of the circular economy package, the Commission also adopted a legislative proposal to review recycling and other waste-related targets in the EU and annex. This means re-using, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products.

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Bring Your Own Cutlery needs to become a new trend

Green (Living) Review

The majority of those never ever make it into the recycling stream either. Bring Your Own Chopsticks Bring Your Own Cutlery bring-your-own BYOC flatware green living green living tips plastic plastic cutlery plastic flatware Plastic Waste reusables

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Crown Paints Lifts The Lid On Major Recycling Scheme To Mark Climate Week

Green (Living) Review

As a supporting partner of Climate Week, Crown is opening the doors of its network of 119 Crown Decorating Centres across England, Wales and Scotland to enable people to return their surplus paint for recycling, as part of its ‘Kick Out The Can’ scheme.

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Masdar City Unveils Phase B For the First Time (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

On a VIP media tour of the zero-carbon city Masdar, Tafline unveils these new pics of the stunning green oasis in the desert. So is Siemens’ regional headquarters , which aims to achieve a LEED Platinum rating from the US Green Building Council and three Pearls from Estidama.

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UK ROADMAP TO ACHIEVE ZERO FOOD WASTE TO LANDFILL LAUNCHED

Green (Living) Review

The report, entitled ‘Vision 2020: UK Roadmap to Zero Food Waste to Landfill’ is the culmination of more than two years’ work and sets the framework to achieve a food waste-free future by 2020. To date, more than 100 organisations have already signed up to the Vision 2020 campaign.

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Denmark’s new government promises far reaching green policies

Green Blog

The former opposition is currently negotiating the alliance of a new government which looks like it will be more green than red. The victors, the Socialist People’s Party especially, lost eight seats combined and must rely on two supporting parties – the centrist Danish Social Liberal Party and the Marxist Red-Green Alliance – who in turn earned eight seats each. But there is something else the entire opposition has in common: green policies!

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Will Rising Oil Prices Ignite a Boomtime For Recycling?

Eco Friendly Daily

If expert opinions are to be taken at face value, ballooning oil prices around the world could force our hands one day to ‘scavenge’ around for plastic to recycle. The expected result – look towards recycling. Rising crude prices have a beneficial fallout after all.

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Ungreen Facts about e-Reading Devices

Green Prophet

Nowhere is exempt from the pressure to green up, not even the beleaguered (and beloved) book industry. But is technology really greening up the industry? Buy books printed on recycled paper. Use your eReader until it no longer works, and then recycle it responsibly.

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Eco-Friendly Universities Are Leading the Way to Sustainability in the U.S.

Sustainability Ninja

Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future. We can design buildings on paper that are made with recyclable materials and energy-efficient systems.

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Take your next green holiday in Cyprus

Green Traveler Guides

| Shades of Green |. Cypriots probably identify the word first with their infamous Green Line , which has separated them into mutually wary Greek and Turkish enclaves since 1974. And then there is the kind of green we most zealously seek and scout: green and great travel.

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Double or Nothing? Our Climate Gamble

Nature Conservancy - Science

I sort-of recycle. So, here’s my 2020 Climageddon To Do List: Figure out how to travel less and stop buying useless stuff so I can do the following: Buy a 100% electric model 3 Tesla. The light turns green. Imagine you’re in a high-stakes poker game, and … your cards suck.

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British government announces green home makeovers

Green (Living) Review

Government will also commit to cutting a third of greenhouse gas emissions from households by 2020. Friends of the Earth – yet again – is arguing that the UK will need to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 42% by 2020, compared to 1990 levels, to avoid catastrophic climate change. Those are the same that keep telling us that we must not even consider burning refuse, not even for the generation of electrical power and that all rubbish must be recycled.

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Green Sport Shoes

Eco Friendly Daily

Whether it is the equipment, the location, or other aspects of getting moving, being green has not been high on every fitness agenda. Recycled coconut shells provide activated carbon that is then woven into polyester polymers. On a more basic level, recycle your used sport shoes.

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Government must act on household waste mountain

Green (Living) Review

Limiting the amount of waste that households can throw out for nothing could be good news for council tax-payers and the environment, provided recycling schemes are improved, Friends of the Earth said today. The move is aimed at saving councils money, boosting recycling of precious resources and encouraging people to cut down on waste. adequate and convenient recycling facilities must be available so that recycling is as convenient as putting out the waste.

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Opus Tower: Zaha Hadid’s latest luxury composition in Dubai

Green Prophet

We’d love to tell you that the Middle East’s most famous contemporary architect is doing great green things for the region, but we can’t. We know that she won’t be hitting up local designers who work with recycled or repurposed materials.

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Sainsbury’s puts all store waste to positive use

Green (Living) Review

And all general waste from stores is recycled or turned into fuel. General waste is baled in supermarkets and along with general waste from its convenience stores, its backhauled to facilities to be sorted and recycled or turned into fuel.

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We Went to See Eileen Fisher at The New School and It Was Life Changing

Eco Chic

Eileen’s brand plans to radically change the supply chain of their business by the year 2020. Through their program Vision 2020 , the brand is going full organic when sourcing for its cotton and linen pieces while using only recycled rayon.

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Green Issues Will Rise To The Top Of The Agenda Again

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith In today’s economic climate, some companies may see ‘green’ issues as something to put on the back burner. But Sally Taylor, of not-for-profit organization “ Environmental Population ”, believes that taking steps to be ‘green’ could actually save money and enhance a company’s reputation. Being environmentally aware is no longer an optional extra,” says Sally, “and companies need to realize that being green can indeed make positive changes on the bottom line.

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15 Future Wonders of Green Technology

The Green Changemakers

Written by Urbanist on July 8th, 2008 As the world increasingly focuses on sustainable initiatives, green architecture is a booming industry. Designing the CityCenter will be renowned green architects including Pelli Clarke Pelli, Foster + Partners and Rafael Vinoly.

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Government Minister Backs Isle of Wight EcoIsland Plans

Green (Living) Review

· Vision to make Isle of Wight first sustainable region in UK · Aims to be Carbon Neutral by 2020 · Create Centre of Excellence for green technologies and jobs · Introduce Environmental education programme on schools · Rollout of renewable energy technologies EcoIsland, the organisation behind the vision to make the Isle of Wight the first truly sustainable region in Britain, yesterday received the backing of the UK Government for its strategy to become self-sufficient and carbon neutral by 2020.

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Is Anaerobic Digestion the Future of Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

As can be seen on most energy comparison sites, the advancements in the renewable or ‘green’ energy technology are not only helping customers reduce their carbon emissions and protect the environment but also save money on their heating and electricity bills.

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Aerosol Is Still Bad, So Don’t Use It!

Eco Friendly Daily

There are several reasons not to use aerosols, and my wife and I have banned them as part of Our Green Year. recycled or disposed of as non-hazardous wastes if they have been. Green Tips Ever since the Montreal Protocol in 1989, the use of CFCs has steadily gone down in aerosols.

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17 Things to Know About California’s Carbon Cap

Sightline Daily

until 2020. The total supply of emissions permits will step downward by 2-3 percent per year for the rest of this decade so that emissions return to the 1990 level by 2020. Barring some unforeseen political change, we expect they will trim emissions as intended through 2020.

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What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

Green Prophet

To get 10% of its power from renewable energy, as it has pledged to do by 2020 – would take only about 4,000 MW of renewable power. So a mere 5 MW solar project is an exceedingly unambitious step towards the total 4,000 MW needed, and we are just 9 years from 2020.

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E-waste Causing Problems for Countries

Green Life Smart Life

UN experts say action needs to be taken when it comes to recycling materials such as cell phones, computers, and other electronic gadgets or “hazardous e-waste mountains” could occur in many developing countries. . Statistics from the report predict that by 2020 e-waste from old computers will have increased from 200 to 400 percent from the 2007 levels and by 500% in India. Tagged: e-waste , e-waste guide , eCycling , EPA , Recycling , UNEP.

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Fuel Cell Road sweeper cleans Switz streets with green oomph

EcoFriend

Green Products. Green Homes. Recycling. Green Living. Green Tips. Fuel Cell Road sweeper cleans Switz streets with green oomph. While this might have taken a long time to come, it now seems obvious that authorities in major cities across the world are making an all out effort to go green. Europe goes green with straw, wood chips-made road fuel. Europe is planning to go green in an innovative way. Top 5 most extreme recycling projects.

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Toxic TVs: Is the digital switchover damaging the environment?

Green (Living) Review

A governmental report published in 2007[iv] predicted that: "Although there will be a shift in the pattern of disposal of televisions as a direct consequence of digital switchover, total disposal during the period to 2020 is similar in both switchover and non-switchover scenarios." " Whilst in many ways this is an encouraging analysis, it also shows that the window for improving our recycling and disposal services is a very narrow one. million tonnes by 2020[x].

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Can electric vehicles overtake competing green car technologies?

The Green Changemakers

The Cornwall-based eco attraction worked hard to encourage visitors to use green transport, offering the bribe of cheaper entry for anyone who arrived by bike, foot or public transport. So, in 2007, Eden’s Gus Grand founded the Sexy Green Car Show, deciding that if she couldn’t change visitors’ mode of transport, she could at least make it lower carbon. The lithium effect A potentially more serious green issue for EVs is the batteries they rely on.

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San Francisco Makes Composting Mandatory

Eco Friendly Daily

Citizens will be required to have a trash bin for recycling, a bin for regular trash and a bin for compost. San Francisco is hoping this new law will aid in the city eliminating all waste in landfills by 2020. Environment Green News

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