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.

Making Peace in Times of War.

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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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Solidarity: Well Played, Belgium. Well Played.

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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.

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.

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

Brussels is Under Attack, & There’s Nothing We Can Do.

Elephant Journal

Belgium is under attack right now and no, there is no thing we can do about that. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today attacks belgium Brussels fear news terrorism violenceBut we can acknowledge it all the same.

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.

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.

Music Festival Honors Morrissey By Going Veg For One Day

Eccorazzi

For one day during the Lokerse Feesten Music Festival in the city of Ghent, Belgium, you won’t be able to score one of the region’s famous “horse-meat sausages&#.

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!).

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.

Winflex Inflatable Turbines Prove Wind Energy Practical Anywhere

Green Prophet

Using inflatable, easily installed wind turbines is a novel idea, especially compared to those giant whirling wind turbines are now becoming commonplace in many western European countries, such as Spain, France, Belgium, Denmark, and Holland.

Newly released EU charter takes aim at global food waste

Green Prophet

Belgium, Cyprus, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom all participated, but the project also strives to impact in developing countries by encouraging local authorities in Europe to sponsor joint initiatives to improve food security around the world.

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.

Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE among world’s top 10 wasters

Green Prophet

The rest of the top 10 offenders were Denmark, Belgium, Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore and the United States, with Bahrain and Sweden listed in ninth and tenth place, respectively.

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.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

The Republic of Ireland (enacted in 2002), Denmark (2003), Belgium (2007), Mexico (2010), Wales and Italy (2011), Scotland (2014), and England (2015) all tackled the problem with legislation.

New Year’s Resolutions at Colorado’s Green Breweries

Green Living Ideas

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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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Why Norway is Keen to Collect the Rest of Europe’s Rubbish

Environmental News Network

Germany is actually the largest importer of rubbish in Europe, followed by Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands, but it is Norway that heads the performance charts when it comes to having the largest share of waste to energy in district heat production. By: Guest Contributor, Andrew Johnson.

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.

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Saving the Forest for the Beers

Nature Conservancy - Science

New Belgium Brewing Company (also in Fort Collins), one of the country’s biggest microbrewers, has been calling attention to the effects of fires on their water supply in major media outlet. Quick, name the ingredients necessary for a beer: Water. Barley. Those are the easy ones.

EU schoolkids build food waste charter includes doggy bags and free food

Green Prophet

Belgium, Cyprus, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom all participated, but the project also strives to impact in developing countries by encouraging local authorities in Europe to sponsor joint initiatives to improve food security around the world.

FRX Polymers Raises $26.7 Million in Multinational Funding for Green Plastic

Green Prophet

This funding will allow FRX polymer to complete its first full scale production facility in Antwerp, Belgium. Abu Dhabi and Israeli investors among new financiers of dioxin-free flame retardant plastic.

Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation from Fascism

Green (Living) Review

Great Britain would have the same suffered the same fate as France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Today, on May 8, 2015, is the 70th anniversary of the victory over Hitler fascism.

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Cantillon Brewery in Brussels, Belgium. Droughts. More severe and unpredictable storms. A decline in polar bears. You no doubt have heard about these and other effects of climate change. But a rapidly warming world means many other impacts, both large and small.

Dubai Might Buy Solar off Roofs

Green Prophet

Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa) has now hired consultants; Belgium-based Tractebel to look into the feasibility of some kind of a payment method.

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

Green Blog

Denmark, Germany, and Belgium each added at least 190 megawatts to their totals, while China added 39 megawatts.

Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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

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Living without a car

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It has not totally been my free choice all together to live without a car and the license to drive, I have to admit right from the start.

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.

Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

Green Blog

Belgium, France, and Japan have phased out all subsidies for coal, for example. We distort reality when we omit the health and environmental costs associated with burning fossil fuels from their prices. When governments actually subsidize their use, they take the distortion even further.

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Beefburgers found to contain horse meat (in UK)

Green (Living) Review

While it is true that horse meat is not dangerous in any way, shape or form and that it is very much on the menu in countries such as France and Belgium it nevertheless is not beef and when the label says x-amount of beef and lists no other meats then this is fraud on the consumer. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Processors claim not their fault. but claim meat from foreign suppliers must have contained horse.

Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

" Urine samples were collected from volunteers in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and UK.

Birding Botswana’s Borders

10,000 Birds

I have caught a bus across Europe, but I can’t really claim to have “been” to Germany or Belgium. I’ve never been one to be overly concerned about whether a bird “counts” People, and organisations, have complex and elaborate rules about whether a bird you saw or heard actually is a bird you saw or heard, which seems a very unnecessary way to add complexity to an already complex hobby.

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.”

Sleek Prefab LoftCube in Lebanon is the Ultimate Home for Nomads

Green Prophet

Since 2004, the ultimate home for nomads has popped up in gardens and on rooftops all over the world: in Spain, Belgium, Canada, and now in Lebanon. This lovely prefabricated LoftCube home is perched on a pretty piece of land just north of Beirut in Lebanon.

Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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