printer cartridge recycling[updated] Did You Know …? In one year, if the world's discarded cartridges were stacked end-to-end, they would circle the earth more than three times.

Seventy percent (70%) of used printer cartridges throughout the world are currently being thrown out.

PS Awards logo 2013 greenIn December, Greenrock was honoured with a 2013 Bermudian magazine Product & Service Award.

The announcement, which features in both the Winter 2013 edition of The Bermudian magazine and on their website reads;

Greenrocksays 5Dec2013At this time of year, most people’s thoughts turn to presents, food and family. At Greenrock our thoughts turn to community today, tomorrow and 50 years from now. Here is our Christmas wish list for a happy future (go ahead and sing it!)

Gordon Johnson, Greenrock Executive DirectorGreenrock announced today that, after 6 months of careful planning, the organization has established a new governance structure to help increase its impact as a registered charity dedicated to sustainable living in Bermuda.

Greenrock Press Release, 15 Nov 2013

Eco-Schools is the largest sustainable schools programme in the world and is operated by the United Nations approved Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). FEE has one member organisation per country running Eco-Schools on the national level. We're proud to announce that FEE recently appointed Greenrock as their associate member for Bermuda.

Reflections and thoughts on the future, as Greenrock President Judith Landsberg steps down

Dr Judith LandsbergAfter nearly 5 years on the Greenrock Management Committee, half of those as President, the time has come to step down. I am excited by the opportunity to return home to Australia, to take my children to get to know their cousins, and to spend time with my parents, but it is certainly with mixed emotions that I leave Bermuda and the Greenrock Management Committee.

throne-speechThe 2013 Throne Speech strongly suggests that this Government perceives the environment and sustainability as something 'nice to have' after the economy and employment prospects improve. We need to change our (and their) mindset - using fewer resources and protecting our island for the future has both an immediate and a long-term positive impact on the economy, many studies have shown that it also increases job opportunities, and most importantly it connects people to their environment, strengthening the bonds of community.

We talk about leaving a better planet for our kids, what about leaving better kids for our planet?

Greenrock represents Bermuda as a member of the international Eco-School accrediting body, the Foundation for Environmental Education. After a thorough application process, FEE has welcomed Bermuda to the table and is eager to see our students' participation.

bananasHere in Bermuda the vast majority of the waste we produce is destined to be burnt at the Tynes Bay Incinerator, which at last count burns over 60,000 tons of trash a year. Most of the trash we produce is a by-product of our consumption, the packaging for consumable goods.

electric carWe're always thrilled to receive good news from fellow Greenrockers. Here's a recent letter from Bermudian vet Angela Maureen Ware-Cieters, a.k.a. Dr. Ware.

halloween recycleEarlier this month the BHS PTA decided to do something different for Halloween, for the school and for the environment, and held a Halloween costume and uniform exchange.

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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Telephone: 1-441-747-ROCK (7625)
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