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Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy

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In response, a new green, entrepreneurial, co-operative economy is arising. The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century. In history, everything changes.

Which world are we trying to sustain?

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Earth green living Sustainability by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Which world are we trying to sustain: a resource to fulfill our desires of material prosperity, or an Earth of wonder, beauty, and sacred meaning?

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Urban gardening: The real green revolution

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Going green doesn’t start with doing green acts

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Going green does not start with doing green, environmentally friendly, acts – it starts with a shift in consciousness. But going green should not just protect the Planet, it should also protect your finances and save you money.

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Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

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Award winning online Green Travel company TripSketch has announced the launch of a new Green Tourism mobile application for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Partnering with the UK’s leading Green Tourism certification programme, Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS), TripSketch enables travelers to access a network of over 2400 green graded businesses across the UK and Ireland via mobile devices or the Internet. Green Business UK Ltd.,

Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time

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Fortunately, one far-too-common material is coming to the rescue for the people of Ecuador, creating green jobs and reducing waste along the way: plastic bottles. Not all roofs are created equal.

VAPESTICK MAX E-Cigarette – Product Review

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2011 Disclosure & Disclaimer Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article, with the exception of the right to retain the sample provided.

What's better than money in the city? Green space

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In fact, a study from the University of Wisconsin has found that green space is more important than money. I''m a big fan of cities. I even went to graduate school for city planning. But I''m well aware that cities can be hard on people mentally.

Purchasing “green” can be good, but buying less is better

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While purchasing “green” can be good, but buying less is better and making is better still. The (other) problem is also so-called greenwash, that is to say falsely claiming green credentials for a product or even entire company.

Make this New Year the year of the green resolutions

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Make the 2014 the year of the green resolutions at home and elsewhere by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people tend to make New Year resolutions that they end up breaking, unfortunately, already, in the majority, about two days in, because those resolutions are, all too often, about self-improvement.

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Parks Alliance statement on House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee report

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UK, 02/19/2016: Mark Camley, Chair of The Parks Alliance, the national voice of UK parks, said: “The Parks Alliance welcomes the report and its’ recognition of the value of Green Infrastructure and the part that parks play in the making of a quality place and improving social cohesion. “We

Traditional crafts deserve a revival

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in the days of old were made of and from wood and using wood is also a green, pardon the pun, way to go as products made from wood keep the carbon locked up in this product for the rest of its life. crafts green woodworking skills trades

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Bicycle Highways: Clear road and green light all the way for cyclists

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Germany has just begun bicycle highways in several of the federal states with Northrhine-Westphalia being the staring point, so to speak. Others are due to follow, including in the state of Saxony in the East of Germany (territory of the GDR).

LET’S BROADEN OUR DEFINITION OF GREEN JOBS: One Way to Build a Bigger Movement

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I have often hesitated to write something like this for fear that my credentials weren’t that of a traditional environmentalist, but I do want to speak to you about what I hope will be a growing trend.

English Heritage gifts Made in China

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English Heritage fraud green living Made in China by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Quango, for a charity it hardly is, whose supposed task it is to protect the English heritage does not do much for it itself, it would appear.

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The green roof

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A green roof, or living roof, can aid to regulate the temperature of a house or building by keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. green buildings green roofs green roof

From plastic lotion bottle to tool holster (Reuse Recipe)

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Himalayan salt lamps

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Non-GMO Hybrid corn outperforms GMO counterparts

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The Rs and the U

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We have always told, and still are being told, that there are three Rs when it comes to “going green” and that those are “reduce, reuse, recycle” but, in fact, there are more than just those three, or at least there should be.

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The fairytale of green economic growth

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Politicians, industry and media are telling us for decades the fairytale of green economic growth and sustainable consumption and many believe in this myth all to eagerly. All in the name of “economic growth” and now we are being presented with the fairytale of “green economic growth” as the greatest thing since sliced bread (not that sliced bread is actually such a great thing).

Reuse ideas for plastic frozen food bags

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Green Website Partners

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By Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is amazing to see the kind of partners and sponsors that some supposedly green websites and social media sites list. When I see green websites and -organizations, and the recent Climate Week in the UK was also a great example of this, have sponsors and partners of dubious green credentials one can but wonder as to whether those folks have thrown away all ethics, if ever they had any, for big bucks.

The Joy of Green Cleaning – Book Review

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Joy of Green Cleaning 4th Revised Edition 2011 by Leslie Reichert available as E-book and as bound copy 97 pages ISBN: 978-1-4276-3444-3 (E-book) Ed Begley Jr.,

Older people teach young ones traditional skills at GrandFest

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The great recycling scam

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green living green living tips recyclables recycling repair repurpose reuseby Michael Smith (Veshengro) And, yes, it is indeed a scam! We are encouraged, nay pressured even, to clean and nicely separate all our recyclables – glass, plastic, paper, etc. into bins for the different ones.

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Green Bottle Stainless Steel Reusable Water Bottle – Product Review

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Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Green Bottle reusable water bottle originates in the USA – though is manufactured in China – and is distributed by “ a fine choice ltd. ”

British festivals are utter rubbish!

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environment festivals green living rubbish wasteby Michael Smith (Veshengro) The UK's biggest festivals churn out over 1,600 tons of all kinds of rubbish. Put into perspective that is as heavy as: 2500 cows, 250 T-Rex, 200 elephants, 20 Space Shuttles, or 15 Blue Whales.

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The latest model is not the greenest

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Sticking with what you have got, for as long as at all possible, is far better for the Planet and much “greener” than any new product however “green” its credentials are made out to be. green living green living tips make do and mend making do making do with what we have got reuse

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Sloyd spoon carving

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Often it is put together with green woodworking but just means handcrafts and no more. green woodworking sloyd slöjd spoon carving treen wood carving wood culture wood renaissance wood working wooden spoons

Bring Your Own Cutlery needs to become a new trend

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Carved wooden spoons and other treen goods

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Working with so-called “green wood”, and green wood means either freshly cut or up to eighteen months old timber, is different than using wood that has been seasoned for many, many years, and is cut by saw and then worked with a saw, etc.

Reusing and upcycling tin cans

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I have personally encountered such “green” contemporaries who were so proud of having purchased recycled steel pencil bins while, at the very moment of telling me, deposited a number of tin cans, which they had even washed out and the labels removed, into the recycling bin.

Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table

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Reusing silica gel packets

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green living green living tips making do reuseby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Do not throw those packets away which come in different sizes. While they are not edible – please don't try – they can be reused in several ways.

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Why not polypropylene shopping bags?

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Buy a set of bags for your friends – encourage them into “going green”.

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Moving towards a circular economy

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More information on waste policy and legislation review To help the circular economy become reality, the Commission adopted other initiatives, such as proposals for sustainable buildings , green employment and green action for SMEs.

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Government warned over green economy plans as UK emissions rise

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"The UK is already sliding down the green energy investment league as companies give their verdict on a series of Government decisions that fail to support clean energy from our huge wind, wave and solar resource. Commenting on provisional Government figures released today showing a 2.8 per cent rise in UK greenhouse emissions and a 3.8

Make Do and Mend

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Some eco-friendly actions you can take to protect the Planet

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be the change green living green living tips repurpose reuse upcycling waste reductionby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Taking steps to protect the environment is something everyone should do and can do. It is our Planet and our responsibility to do what we can to protect and preserve it.

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