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Air Pollution is a Dark Cloud Hanging Over Britain

Air pollution causes tens of thousands of early deaths each year. It is estimated that 800 people a week – that’s 40,000 a year – are prematurely killed as a result of the toxic air in the UK. Young children and the elderly are affected the most. A report...


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Why It’s Still a Great Time to Get Into Plastics

Everyone remembers the advice given to Dustin Hoffman’s character in “The Graduate”: “Plastics.” In the 1960s and 1970s, the plastic industry was just getting started, but today, we truly understand the rewards of working with the exceptionally malleable material. Plastic can take any shape; it can be both strong...


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Cleantech Nominations Close This Month

Every year since 2009, the Cleantech Group devise a list of one hundred independent, for-profit, cleantech companies who are most likely to make the most significant market impact over the next five to ten years. They invite hundreds of people to nominate their choice and combine the nominations with...


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Tourist Hotspots Honoured at EU Awards

The EU has hosted its first ever joint European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) and Accessible Tourism Awards. The Awards, held in Brussels and presented by the European Commission, honoured outstanding triumphs from over one hundred destinations who completed a two-year pilot project, ETIS. Twelve European destinations won prizes for...


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Ink Cartridge Recycling Reaps Rewards

Millions of ink cartridges are discarded every year by British businesses. Many don’t realise they could save a huge £30 million if they recycled their ink cartridges and toner each year. This is according to research released today. The data found that just 11 per cent of UK businesses...


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BASF Sponsors World GBC Network

Today it was announced that BASF is an official sponsor of Regional Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network. BASF is a German-based company that uses science, specifically chemistry, to create sustainable growth. The Network represents a community of 25 Green Building Councils (GBCs) and over...


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Energy Institute Publish New Energy Guide

The Energy Institute has published a new title in its Energy Essentials collection. The guide is the second in the series and provides entry-level understanding including definitions for technical terms and how to introduce energy management to their organisation. The Energy Institute (EI) has released a new publication, A Guide...


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Exclusive: ‘Making and Saving Money with Solar’ by Michael Boxwell

Greenstream Publishing has published the tenth edition of the best-selling title the Solar Electricity Handbook. Blue & Green Tomorrow has been given exclusive access to an article adapted from the handbook written by industry expert and author, Michael Boxwell. Creating energy with solar is not only environmentally friendly, it...


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Solar Electricity Handbook Turns Ten

The tenth edition of the Solar Electricity Handbook, written by best-selling environmental and technology author Michael Boxwell, will be released this year. The Solar Electricity Handbook provides an in-depth guide on energy saving and cost effective solar practices and has been given a make-over for its tenth birthday. Greenstream...


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Belize Backs Responsible Tourism and Travel

It has been revealed that the Belize Tourism Board will sponsor the World Responsible Tourism Awards that take place later this year. For many, the announcement confirms Belize’s commitment to introducing responsible travel and tourism across the world. The Belize Tourism Board has today cemented its commitment to responsible...


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Exclusive Interview: Matthew Spencer Director of Green Alliance

Matthew has been director of Green Alliance since May 2010 and has 30 years experience of UK and international environmental issues. Prior to Green Alliance, Matthew was head of government affairs at the Carbon Trust; campaign director at Greenpeace UK and founder and chief executive of the renewable energy agency...


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3 Ideas to Make Your Next Exhibition Eco-Friendly

There are many different ways to make your business more eco-friendly: but what can you do when it comes to making corporate events such as exhibitions and trade shows more eco-friendly? Whilst the transition to online practices such as email, PDFs and even video calls have made many business...


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Is living in the US more dangerous than living in the UK?

On a recent episode of his Sky Atlantic show Last Week Tonight, the British comedian John Oliver highlighted the dangers posed by lead – a substance which continues to be used in plumbing and paint throughout the US, despite being banned elsewhere. Oliver joked that lead “is almost as...


5 Surprising business benefits of going green in USA

5 Surprising business benefits of going green in USA

A lot of business individuals have the misconception that going green is something that will hurt their company’s bottom line. The truth is that there are many benefits to going green for businesses, especially in the United States. Not only is it possible for businesses to do their bit...


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Green Business Practices That Reduce Environmental Footprint

When talking about protecting the environment, every single business out there can do its part, ranging from low carbon investing to changing business operations. Everything revolves about implementing green business practices, one by one. Some examples of what any company can do are presented below. Using Less Paper By...