Belgium bans the book

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Belgian Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne has announced on Twitter that Belgium would adopt an opt-in system for residential telephone directories. From 2011, white-pages directories will not be delivered in Belgium unless a customer requests one and let's hope the same will be true for the business pages as well. The white pages opt-in system in Belgium could save 3,000 tonnes of paper.

Companies that walk their talk, Waylon visits Kim of New Belgium.

Elephant Journal

Waylon and the talk show crew went to New Belgium Brewing to ask the Co-Founder Kim Jordan what makes their beer green, why bicycles are fun, what a dream workplace looks like and how to do well and do good.

Solidarity: Well Played, Belgium. Well Played.

Elephant Journal

November 22, 2015 news of a police operation in Brussels quickly spread on Twitter as eyewitnesses and journalists shared photos and observationsunder the hashtag #BrusselsLockdown.

Unusual Things To See and Do in Belgium

Eco Chic

A guide to Belgium. Belgium is famous for many culinary delights, chocolate, beer and waffles among them. We take a look at some of the must-do activities in Belgium over the next year. The event started in the early 1970s to showcase Belgium’s famous export of begonias.

Belgium plans first renewable energy Antarctic base

Eco Friendly Daily

Belgium will build the first polar station powered solely by renewable sources of energy at a site in the Antarctic that will study climate change. The station, the Antarctic summer home to 20 people, including 12 to 16 scientists, will focus on studying climate change and will mark Belgium's return to the continent after an absence of over 30 years. "Antarctica

Making Peace in Times of War.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) belgium Brussels attack finding peace peace power of love tragedy war yogi's lifeWe are one human race. But today it is painfully evident that we are a people at war with each other and perhaps also with ourselves.

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Objekten’s Intelligent Ecology: Sustainable Design to Buy Once

Eco Chic

Made in Belgium from German wood, this peppermill is a stunner; it will be the only one you ever need to buy; a small piece of design that you will use every day (or at least I do, I love pepper!).

New Year’s Resolutions at Colorado’s Green Breweries

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Beer Bicycles Solar Energy/PV Colorado's Green Breweries Fat Tire New Belgium Odell photovoltaic photovoltaic systems

The pricey Super Bowl Commercial that proves Bud is scared of the Craft Brew Movement.

Elephant Journal

” (self.beer) Anheuser Busch is owned by InBev, which is headquartered in Belgium. This is an ad that a company that’s running scared of innovation makes. “Shots fired budwiser macrobrew super bowl add seems like a desperation Hail Mary.”

Brewery Ommegang: Short Sleeve Saison

10,000 Birds

Better yet, Ommegang’s domestic production allowed drinkers a taste of Belgium at a lower cost than the imports – and without the risk of stale, corked, or skunked beer posed by dusty old bottles after their rough transatlantic passage.

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Plastic Bag Bans around the World

Greentumble

The first country to implement a full ban on plastic bags was Belgium in 2007. Belgium (2007). Since the late 1970s, plastic bags have. become a staple and an iconic image of shopping.

Small craft breweries as tourist destinations?

Environmental Economics

Bev Perdue is aimed at attracting Sierra Nevada and New Belgium, two well-known midsize breweries, to western North Carolina. Tim Moffitt, an Asheville Republican, said the change would help attract the Colorado-based New Belgium and the California-based Sierra Nevada to open East Coast production facilities, potentially creating about 275 jobs and more than $200 million in capital investments.

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Beer Libations: Drink Green

Green Home Blog

New Belgium. Another Fort Collins favorite is New Belgium Brewing Co. Holiday Beer Libations: Drink Green. If you partake in alcoholic beer beverages there is a high probability that you are unaware of the brands which actually produce less of a carbon footprint than others.

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Holiday Beer Libations: Drink Green

Green Home Blog

New Belgium. Another Fort Collins favorite is New Belgium Brewing Co. Holiday Beer Libations: Drink Green. If you partake in alcoholic beer beverages there is a high probability that you are unaware of the brands which actually produce less of a carbon footprint than others.

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Climate Change Sceptics Highest in US and UK

Celsias

The survey was carried out from July 5 to August 6 by the opinion poll group Ipsos for the insurance firm Axa and was conducted in the United States, Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Mexico, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, , Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong,and Turkey.

Meet the six brave women who scaled Europe’s tallest building to save the Arctic

Green Blog

The six climbers were Ali Garrigan from the UK, Sabine Huyghe from Holland, Sandra Lamborn from Sweden, Lisbeth Deddens from Belgium, Victoria Henry from Canada and Wiola Smul from Poland.

The Dire State of Plastic Pollution

Greentumble

Ghent University in Belgium calculates that we eat 11,000 fragments of plastic annually through our consumption of shellfish. Imagine if you could have your own private island, larger than the state of Texas.

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Kiuchi Brewery: Hitachino Nest White Ale

10,000 Birds

Despite its ancient lineage, witbier appeared doomed to remain an obscure and curious footnote in the history of brewing when the last remaining producer in Belgium shut off its brew-kettle for good in 1957.

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France experiments with paying people to cycle to work

Green (Living) Review

In Belgium, where a tax-free bike incentive scheme has been in place for more than five years, about 8 percent of all commutes are on bicycles.

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These 2 Children Grew up in a Bike Trailer (and Loved It)

Icebike

As my pregnancy advanced and it became clear we were not going to go back to Belgium to have our second child, we start wondering where we would be. In Belgium reading and calculating doesn’t start before a child is 6 years old. We have been back in Belgium since September 2013.

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Waste, in this case, food waste

Green (Living) Review

Belgium is the first, and so far only, country in the EU, and not only EU, that has now legislated that the disposal of such food is illegal and that this food that, at the end of the day would be thrown out, has to be passed on to people (in need).

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David Jenkins celebrates 43 years at IOG SALTEX as the show leaves Windsor

Green (Living) Review

Since founding DJ Turfcare Equipment Ltd in 2002 David has introduced Plugger Aerators from the US, Bushranger Edgers from Australia and Viano fertilisers from Belgium.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

The last time a live cat was thrown off the bell tower at Ypres, Belgium was as recent as 1817. “ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.”—Walt

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Is Beer Healthy?

Eco-Vegan Girl

Especially Fat Tire by New Belgium (totally eco-vegan!). I wasn't a big beer fan until a couple years ago. Don't know what happened, but suddenly I liked it. When I went gluten-free I got even more into beer, probably because of the novelty of finding the best GF options.

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Friday Beer Post: Bottle or Can

Environmental Economics

New Belgium has provided a balanced voice in the debate, posting on its blog in April that even with all the volume of research on the life cycle and greenhouse gas emissions of beer packaging materials, there is no clear answer as to whether glass bottles or aluminum cans are environmentally superior.

Would stackable B-and-Bee festival shelters work for refugees as well?

Green Prophet

Could these B-and-Bee shelters designed for Belgium festivals provide temporary housing for refugees in the Middle East? The cells create job opportunities for people in Belgium who could really use some.

Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Imperfect vegetables back on the EU table

Green (Living) Review

While in Belgium it is now illegal for supermarkets to throw away food at the end of the day; it will have to be given away to certain good causes, dumpster diving is and remains illegal.

The Christmas Truce of WWI—A Moment of Great Disobedience

The Alien Next Door

On Christmas Eve 1914, German troops ceased fire in the region of Ypres, Belgium and Saint-Yvon. On Christmas Eve of 1914—a hundred years ago this month and in the midst of brutal trench warfare—a moment of peace broke out on the Western Front. It was a great moment of disobedience.

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Greenpeace and "Polar Bears" Protest at Shell Refinery

Celsias

The polar bears ''rebranded'' the refinery with an altered version of the Shell logo -- the same image which was used to subvert the company''s image at the F1 Grand Prix in Belgium on Sunday. 35 ''polar bears'' and activists gains access to Shell''s Fredericia Refinery in Denmark for [link] - one of six Shell refineries in Europe -- to protest the company''s plans to drill in the melting Arctic.

The 5Point to Telluride Tour

Wend Magazine

And just last week I secured agreements with Rayovac and the New Belgium Brewing Company to support travel and other production expenses over the next several months. The Joy Trip Project is made possible with the support sponsors Patagonia , Rayovac and the New Belgium Brewing Company.

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Making a little Disco Soup for brunch with leftover food in Lebanon!

Green Prophet

On the occasion of World Food Day, Beirut will play host to the funkiest food salvage event in history: Disco Soup!

Go for the green photo: #7

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2010 158

13 Radiant Photos to Honor Earth Day

Green Prophet

It’s Earth Day , which means you will see at least 100 stories in your Facebook and Twitter feeds that will list the many ways that you can become a better earthly citizen. And most of them are valid.

Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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Ubud, Bali: visit the Eat Pray Love cafe

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Draai Laag Brewing Company: Haviken

10,000 Birds

In Belgium, dark, sour ales are traditionally paired with rich braises and stews, particularly the famous carbonnades flamandes , a slow-cooked, sweet-and-sour beef and beer stew from Flanders that’s worth cooking at home on a very cold winter day.

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San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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Saudi Gazelle Massacre Sparks Outcry

Green Prophet

One commentator from Belgium, responding to the Gulf News story, blames these kinds of senseless killing sprees on what has become a rather idle culture. Read the Quran please about the love of animals,” the anonymous reader wrote from Belgium.