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Getting kids involved: recycling

This great article on how to get kids involved in recycling and conservation is originally from Au Pair Jobs. In a world where technology rules and children are engaged by smart phones, video games and web surfing, it’s difficult to see beyond their own needs. As a nanny or ... keep reading

Written by Daniel F in December 2013, about Children and Families, Computing, Education, Recycling

First Mobile App for Green Chemistry Fosters Sustainable Manufacturing of Medicines

    Mention mobile applications, or mobile apps, and people think of games, email, news, weather, productivity and other software for Apple, Android and other smart phones and tablet computers. But an app with broader impact — the first mobile application to foster wider use of the environmentally friendly and sustainable principles of ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in March 2013, about Computing, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

Loomio

It’s hard to feel pessimistic about the potential of human organizing when you talk with Richard Bartlett and Benjamin Knight from Loomio.org, a project born out of the Occupy movement of 2011 in Wellington New Zealand.  Loomio is a software application built for group empowerment and decision-making. It ... keep reading

Written by Sophie Jerram in February 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Computing, Design, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

Technology For The Electronically Green

There are a lot of myths out there that keep people from embracing or even considering making use of contemporary technology. In the following paragraphs we are going to do our best to dispel those myths. Myth #1: It’s Too Expensive  Twenty years ago computers were astronomically expensive. So ... keep reading

Written by Mindy Laughton in January 2013, about Computing, Economics, Education, Finance & Money, Lifestyle & Behavior, Recycling

Norway to Double Carbon Tax on Oil Industry

Norway is to double carbon tax on its North Sea oil industry and set up a £1bn fund to help combat the damaging impacts of climate change in the developing world.   In one of the most radical climate programmes yet by an oil-producing nation, the Norwegian government has proposed increasing ... keep reading

Written by The Guardian in October 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Economics, Emissions, Politics & Government

Environmental Impact of Video Games

There are currently more video games in existence than people.Source: Big Fish Games keep reading

Written by Big Fish in July 2012, about Computing, Design, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior

Celebrate Earth Day by Recycling Your E-Waste

Committed to helping improve the environment, Chicago-based EverLights, which specializes in providing the safe removal and disposal of e-waste in accordance with the law, in partnership with Lowe Construction & Management Company, Hines and The John Buck Company, will host a number of e-waste recycling drives in downtown Chicago to celebrate ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in April 2012, about Children and Families, Computing, Consumerism, Events, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling

Naomi Klein- Capitalism Vs The Climate

There is a question from a gentleman in the fourth row. He introduces himself as Richard Rothschild. He tells the crowd that he ran for county commissioner in Maryland’s Carroll County because he had come to the conclusion that policies to combat global warming were actually “an attack on ... keep reading

Written by Naomi Klein- in The Nation in November 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Computing, Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior

Global Energy Efficiency Advocacy

From our friends at Wellhome another one of their infographics and this time they went global to look at global energy efficiency advocacy. keep reading

Written by Wellhome in September 2011, about Climate Change, Computing, Consumerism, Emissions, Finance & Money, Politics & Government

You Are Never Too Small and Its Never Too Early to Protect IP

It frustrates me when I hear business owners say “we are too small to worry about IP”.  When you are small you are at your most vulnerable. When your brand is very new, you may not have established sufficient reputation to defend it by suing others for passing off or ... keep reading

Written by Simon Rowell in September 2011, about Clean Technologies, Computing, Consumerism, Economics, Education, Industry & Business

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