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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.

Happy Birthday to the bicycle; 200 yeas old

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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?

Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor

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Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor – what could possibly go wrong? Green Investment Bank – started with public money – being sold by the government to an Australian company. The green credentials of the supposed Green Investment Bank are now in tatters.

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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Going lean is the new green

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The next movement in green marketing, therefore, is and must be about focusing on waste reduction. It just is not enough to buy so-called green products – we have to promote responsible consumption and we have to get away also from what I like to refer to as greensumption; buying green goods because “we must have them to be green”. That is not “green” and that does not prevent waste.

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.

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.

The reuse economy or reuse sector

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It it made to appear as if the reuse and remake economy is something new, recently invented by the green movement, but it has existed for ages. green living repurpose repurposing reuse reuse economy reuse sector upcycling waste management

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Bring Your Own Cutlery needs to become a new trend

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200 years on the bicycle is more needed than ever

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VAPESTICK MAX E-Cigarette – Product Review

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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.

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.

Pen and pencil: for texting the old-fashioned way

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On green, wet, wood a pencil mark works better than does a ballpoint pen and when I mark dry wood for cutting and such I always use a pencil, at time a flat carpenter's pencil. Bleistift green living notebook notebooks paper paper notebook paper notebooks pen pen and paper pencil

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).

Industrial agriculture and forestry

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Agri-Industry agriculture Earth forestry green living Mother Earth natureby Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are dealing with Nature as if she were a factory floor and we even call agriculture and forestry nowadays industries.

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

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

Make Do and Mend

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Pizza boxes, fast food cardboard and similar

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cardboard cardboard recycling green living greenwash greenwashing paper paper recyclingby Michael Smith (Veshengro) On those boxes we can see greenwash in action almost in the extreme.

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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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.

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.

What to do with an old toothbrush

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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

Staycations up by a quarter this summer, research suggests

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Britain green living holidays at homes staycation staycations UK vacation in home country vacationing at homeby Michael Smith (Veshengro) The number of British people opting to take domestic holidays this summer is up by as much as quarter over last year, research reveals.

Reusing plastic utensils in the garden

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The bane of the wooden disposable chopstick

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The use of a fair amount of resin in the making of the products, however, makes me question the green credentials of this though as no information is given as to what kind of resin is being used. disposable chopsticks green living recycling reuse upcycling

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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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.

System change not climate change

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It does not matter how “green” and environmentally-friendly you may make your lifestyle capitalism will still remain unsustainable. be the change capitalism climate change Community environment green living Planet society system change

Charlie Dimmock Multipurpose Garden Scissors – Product Review

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Plastic frozen food bags as hanging basket liner

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Garden scissors and their uses

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General pruning is done with bypass secateurs for green material and with anvil secateurs for dead woody matter. garden scissors garden tools gardening gardening scissors gardening tips gardening tools green living

Why do we have people going hungry?

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) People are not going hungry or are starving because we cannot produce enough food, though that is what governments and the media are trying to make us believe.

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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).

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

Non-GMO Hybrid corn outperforms GMO counterparts

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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.