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The Modern Office: Ideas for Adopting Green Lighting Design

April 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Business

If you plan to set up a new office or remodel an existing one, it can make sense to consider LED lighting. Even 2 years ago, a switch to LED lighting would have been all but out of reach for the average small business. Prices were prohibitively expensive in comparison to conventional fluorescent lighting. Since […]

Earth Day 2014

April 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Events

Earth Day is on the 22nd April, and although it is not a public holiday, it is an opportunity to appreciate and respect the earth’s environment. There are many ways to celebrate this day, usually outdoor performances, which involve individuals and groups performing various acts. Other ways to mark the day include planting trees, picking up […]

Preserve the Environment With Green Initiative Shipping

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Business

The environment is on everyone’s minds these days, with many major companies and corporations laboring to reduce their overall impact on the world at large. One way this can be accomplished is by utilizing green initiative shipping, which can drastically reduce the ill-effects often associated with the transporting goods and other items. The following are […]

5 Awesome Green Cities For A Working Vacation In The U.S.

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Travel & Tourism

Leaving work for a vacation can sound appalling—maybe even unfathomable—to most employed Americans. More than 40 percent of American employees who are offered paid time off end the year without using all of their available vacation time, according to a study by the research firm Oxford Economics. The study further found that U.S. workers with […]

OpenIDEO: The Recycling Challenge

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living, Recycle Now

OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform, aimed at solving big challenges for the social good. Challenges include the environment, health, people, business and technology. The platform is a global community, that welcomes ideas, inspiration and opinions from everyone, in order to solve the problems together. The Recycling Challenge Recycling is a simple way that everyone can […]

Gardening Gets Greener With B&Q

April 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living, Home & Garden

B&Q have become the first retailer to remove all polystyrene packaging from bedding plants, replacing it with a 100% recyclable alternative called easyGrow. Harnessing Teabag Technology™, easyGrow™ is 100% recyclable and up to 95% peat-free, removing peat from commercial plant production. The new concept will be incorporated into 20 varieties of bedding plants. easyGrow™ with Teabag Technology™, consists of a […]

Shreyas Retreat: Yoga in India

April 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Things To Do

If you have your heart set on an Eastern adventure in the coming months, then head to a luxury yoga retreat Shreyas outside Bangalore in South India. Shreyas Retreat is situated at 3,300 ft above sea level, which means milder weather, with temperatures 10 degrees lower than the rest of the country. On top of that, benefit from a […]

London Wellbeing Festival

March 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living

If you are into self-development, self-empowerment, yoga, meditation and wellbeing, then the Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival is for you! This May sees the awesome Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival roll into London on the 23rd-26th May 2014, for a four day festival celebration of self-exploration, self-expression, music, workshops and community. A gathering of […]

Easy being green? Making your business eco-profitable

March 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Business

It’s easy being green, or so Kermit the Frog has led us to believe. But when the realities of business come creeping, Kermit’s idealistic message can become little more than an irritating bluster. Indeed, amidst the need for profits and productivity, many businesses choose to usurp any form of ecological awareness in favour of cold, […]

The (Sustainable) Italian Job — Ecotourism in Italy

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Travel & Tourism

Sometimes when you’re an eco-friendly, environmentally conscious individual, going on holiday can be a difficult and regrettable experience. On top of your carbon footprint caused by travelling via plane, train or automobile, some hotels and holiday resorts haven’t been built with sustainability in mind. 

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