Andrew_VaucrossonThe environmental group Greenrock hopes to see a revival of plans for a generic, Island-wide reusable bag in the wake of Government proposals to ban the use of plastic shopping bags.

Stuart_KriendlerSolar specialist Stuart Kriendler is leading the way when it comes to preserving the island's environment.

The 29-year-old promises to help "put Bermuda on the map" as one of the first Bermudians to become a qualified installer of renewable energy systems.

solar-energy-panel-bermuda-620x4111Local company Alternative Energy Systems (Bermuda) Ltd. (AES) has installed enough solar power systems to generate a record 50 kilowatts of power for homes in Bermuda.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a 25 year period, 50 kilowatts of solar energy could offset the emission of more than a thousand tons of dangerous pollutants including carbon dioxide (CO2), which is a major contributor to global warming.

bermuda_agricultureThe Island's agricultural industry is at a critical point as valuable farming land has been falling into disuse, according to a new report

According to the report from the Environmental Coalition, less than half of Bermuda's arable farmland is in use and some property owners are even willing to sell their soil in an attempt to get agricultural land on their properties re-zoned.

48233a1It would cost $300 million to transfer the country's electricity supply underground.

But even if the public were willing to fund this through higher bills, it would still not guarantee a storm-proof supply.

Renewable, underground and overground supplies are all vulnerable to the force of nature, say experts.

bermuda_agricultureBoth the island’s agricultural sector and its arable land reserves are in a state of crisis and risk becoming obsolete unless urgent remedial action is taken, according to the findings of a newly released report.

48499a1Here is your chance to help the environment and your wallet by investing in some new wheels that run on battery power.

Imagine simply having to plug in and recharge your bike at home rather than having the hassle and expense of any more trips to the gas station.

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“The Role of Agriculture in Bermuda’s Future” is an in-depth papert, researched and prepared by Bermudian Aran McKittrick. The report seeks to summarise historic and modern challenges facing the agricultural industry and Bermuda’s dwindling stock of arable land. The island has lost an estimated 87% of its agricultural land in the last eighty five years, ...

48964b1Interior designer Michele Smith visits overseas trade shows for inspiration

If there's one person who is keeping up-to-date with the latest trends, it is Michele Smith of OBM International.

walter-roban-nov-5-2010After yesterday’s [Nov 5] Throne Speech Minister of Environment, Planning & Infrastructure Walter Roban spoke, addressing various matters including coral reefs, planning applications, water resources, energy conservation and more.

49029a1New companies offer eco-friendly products, services and devices for saving energy

The shoots of a green economy are growing stronger, with fledgling businesses offering a wide variety of environmentally friendly products.

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


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Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

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