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You have probably seen the numbers with the chasing arrows on plastic products. The number is the resin code which indicates what type of plastic the product is made of. Some people think it is a recycling code, but actually it is not. The American Plastic Council decided to use the chasing arrows symbol ---- why?

stealth_toiletWe all know that water conservation is important.

Water is our most precious natural resource and yet we flush it down the toilet on a daily basis, literally.

Why in this age of instant communication and high-tech gadgetry can't we develop tools to conserve our most basic requirement for life?

giftwrappedappliancessmMany appliances and vehicles last for over a decade, so when you purchase a new model you are committing to many years of energy expenditure.

Green_wrap_ideas‘Tis the season for living rooms around the country to be covered in a sea of crumpled paper and tossed-aside bows. Yup, wrapping paper from holiday gifts is largely to blame for a 25 percent spike in curbside trash volume between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the EPA. (And if Grandpa’s just tossing everything into the fireplace, that’s even more harmful. Many inks and foils contain chemicals that are toxic when burned.)

solar_panel_bermudaThe basic questions answered > When, Why and How Much !?

There are now about 20 customers reducing their monthly electricity bill and helping reduce their carbon footprint by selling power back to BELCO. Here are the answers to the top questions we at Greenrock are asked.

About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


Where to find Us

Suite 324, 48 Par-La-Ville Rd,
Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

Telephone: 1-441-747-ROCK (7625)
Email: info@greenrock.org
Website: www.greenrock.org