The 3 step plastic challenge

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from GreenFriends North America Our Beloved Amma has requested that her children take up the challenge of Source Reduction – preventing waste and pollution before it actually happens – to live a more sustainable life on our precious Mother Earth. … Continued

Heating a million homes

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A million properties across England could in future be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, the government says.The Department for Energy calculates this is the potential of a technology known as the water source heat pump.This relies … Continued

Starch and cellulose wrapping

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A number of magazines, for instance from Garden Organic or Permaculture, now come in wrappers made of cellulose (from wood) or potato starch.  The wrappers are biodegradable and compostable. So why do we need plastic wrappers any longer?

Solar powered transport

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See The Guardian online “A new generation of solar-powered vehicles is making extraordinary journeys around the world and pushing the boundaries of technical knowledge Tom Cheshire, The Observer, Sunday 25 August 2013 The Solar Impulse glides over the Golden Gate … Continued