Bermuda's first 'green' concert has been hailed a success after top international acts laid on performances for more than 1,000 guests.

Entertainer and environmental campaigner Heather Nova was the star act at the Greenrock festival at the Arboretum, Devonshire, on Saturday.

Photo:Chris BurvilleIt's a dirty job but someone's got to do it.

However, handling baby diapers and rotting lobsters was not something employees at Bermuda's Recycling Centre expected when they started their shifts at the new facility last week.

stilinthetunnelA demonstration was held by B.E.S.T on March 20, 2007 at the proposed Southlands hotel site in an effort to show the scale of the project in terms that everyone can understand. Protesters held signs showing the points of entry and exit for the proposed tunnel on South Shore.
See the video of the event with comments from some of the people who were there.

View the Southlands Tunnel Video
PHOTO BY Tamell Simons New recycling plant ,Premier Ewart Brown opening new recycling plant. TAG - that is the message for Bermuda as the country enters a new era of environmental care and responsibility. TAG stands for Tin, Aluminium and Glass and residents are being urged to TAG their waste following the official opening of the Island’s Recycling Centre.

Premier Dr. Ewart Brown yesterday opened the $8.35 million plant at Bailey’s Bay Quarry.

tempchange"Members in the House of Assembly from both political parties are showing what may be a bipartisan willingness to work on the issue of global warming."

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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)
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