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December 28, 2009

Green Products for Holidays

Ahem! Only if they bought green products instead!

What presents did you buy for this holiday season? What did you get? Read this funny and realistic article published on Times.

Guilt, shame and pain all wrapped up in gifts

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category : Topics

December 28, 2009

2020 vision

This article may sound almost like a fiction, but it is worth a read as we found the predictions interesting.

Written by Robin Barton, a Green Lifestyle writer

2020 vision: Second-hand Prius, anyone? Car use declines across Europe as society returns to medieval values

Summary:

-London becomes a Green bubble capital while the rest of the world is experiencing a depression

-Last paragraph, "The cap-and-trade policies in the US, the EU and Australia, brought about by the UN climate-change conference of 2009, were the first mistake. The EU had already committed to a 20 per cent cut in CO2 emissions from 1990 levels by next year, but thanks to its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), running since 2005, these could be delivered while actual CO2 emissions rose. Alchemy indeed. And the EU's target of 20 per cent more energy from renewable sources has proved as hard to pin down as the wind itself."

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category : Topics

December 21, 2009

Time to Scrap the White Pages?

Here is the New York Times's Green Inc. article.

BANthePHONEBOOK.org says, "up to 5 million trees are cut down each year to create the white pages phone book" and "over 80% of consumers would support an 'opt-in' program (only receive a white pages phone book if you request one)."

White Pages created the Facebook fan page for the project. It has nearly 6,000 fans as of Dec 21, 2009.

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category : Topics

December 15, 2009

Healthy diets do not necessarily have a low environmental impact

Here is the link to a response to an Guardian article: Click.

The Response series of the UK newspaper is an unconventional method to involve those who are featured in the original articles.

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category : Topics

December 7, 2009

Buy Smart Website Launched

Buy Smart is a website launched this year and maintained by the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), which provides free consultation and information on green purchasing.

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category : Events

December 3, 2009

European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

[Theatro Naturale] Seven organisations have won the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Awards for excellence in environmental management.
The awards recognise outstanding achievements in environmental management. The 2009 awards focused on the supply chain including green procurement.
This year 32 organisations from 12 European countries were nominated. The seven winners were selected by a jury of six experts in the field of environmental management and public procurement.

Read the article on Theatro Naturale International.

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category : Events

December 3, 2009

Suwon Conference News Coverage

A video clip of the coverage by Korean Media, Ariran TV News, on The 3rd International Conference on Green Purchasing Suwon.

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category : Events


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