Looking back on 2011, we can see that it’s been a year where much was examined, explored and achieved. Lessons have been learned and as we re-strategized following the appointment of a new President, Judith Landsberg, there was a chance to pause and reflect about who Greenrock is and contemplate what direction we’re headed.

Greenrock Says December 2011

In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, our volunteer Management Committee got into a festive mood and put forward their wishes for a more sustainable Bermuda in 2012 -- ones which are attainable and support our community in leading happier, healthier and more sustainable lives.

Bermuda’s first commercial installation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire -- Bernews.comIt's heartening to read a National Geographic post in which a recent visitor extolls Bermuda's virtures. No doubt visitors will be even more impressed by Bermuda’s first commercial installation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire.

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The following remarks are from Greenrock President Dr Judith Landsberg (pictured), who has spearheaded the charity's Green Building Forum, led its Green School pilot project with Elliot Primary and consulted on other waste and energy projects here on the Island.

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GREENROCK ANNOUNCES BERMUDA'S FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS FOR BUSINESSES

Hamilton, Bermuda -- Sunday, March 27, 2011 – Greenrock (or "the charity") unveiled the first annual "Green Workplace Awards" in partnership with The Bottom Line magazine to recognize large and small businesses for their environmental and sustainability efforts – the first of its kind for Bermuda.

Judith_-_AR-710069895The following is an abridged version of remarks made to Hamilton Rotary by newly-elected Greenrock President Dr Judith Landsberg. Judith originally earned her PhD in nuclear physics but has since worked as a management consultant, a teacher and an educational administrator. She joined Greenrock in 2009 and established the Green Buildings Forum, Green Office Project, Green School Pilot Project and also advises on waste and energy.

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Andrew Vaucrosson, President of Greenrock, explains our position on the Tucker's Point SDO.

AR-709019894Last month our community was confronted with changes that ultimately affected our behaviour, both short and long-term. These changes also reflected the impact that our collective willingness and changing mindsets can have.

On August 9, Government's Waste Management department announced that recyclables will be collected every other week in an effort to be more cost-effective.

cnnCNN.com video segments spotlight a broad assortment of the latest environmental ideas and innovations. Here are some of Greenrock's recent picks;

net_meter_2There are now over 20 customers with renewable energy systems connected to BELCO – a success as Bermuda residents take steps toward a new thinking and practice here on the island.

While BELCO continues to improve upon its systems and configuring them with Net metering, we are pleased to provide some further tips/pointers that first-hand Net metering users and sources have provided Greenrock.

The Belco announcement  at the start of November that customers are finally able to connect to the grid was welcome, if long overdue. It is now possible for those who are generating renewable energy , through wind or solar power, to feed electricity back into the grid , reducing their monthly Belco bill.

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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