uk_government1The UK Government has announced the creation of a new environment and climate fund to help protect and preserve the environmental assets of UK Overseas Territories.

The new fund brings together existing UK Government funding from the Department for International Development, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Environment.

World_Rugby_ClassicGreenrock is participating in a waste audit at the World Rugby Classic this weekend, to find out what percentage of the event's recyclables are being sent to Tyne’s Bay incinerator as opposed to being recycled.

Volunteers will be meeting at National Stadium at 7:30am on Sunday, November 11th, where they will be given instructions and the necessary protective gear/ tools to safely sort trash.

roadshowGreenrock will be bringing its multi-media interactive School Roadshow to 15 Bermuda middle and high schools over the next 2 months.

Now in its 7th year, this year's roadshow theme is Waste Reduction.

To learn more, visit the School Roadshow project page or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The_Story_of_Change"We are not broke. There is money. It's ours and its time to invest it right."

Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.

solar-panel1A solar energy system installed at Gosling's headquarters has already made a bigger than expected impact, according to the company's CEO.

earthswitchWe are approaching election season with the imminent Presidential election ratcheting up the tension in the USA and a Bermuda national election due before the end of the year. The topics hitting headlines are who is telling lies about what, the financial situation, and at the moment, the impending (as I write) land-fall of Hurricane Sandy.

bags_killing_usA compelling infographic illustrating how plastic bags are killing our planet.

Last Tuesday, The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) formally launched their Blueprint for Environmental Sustainability - 2012.

Greenrock applaud BEST on doing an excellent job in documenting THE PROBLEM together with their suggestions on where to look for solutions. Greenrock agrees that much of the focus needs to be on Changing the Mindset, one person at a time, and we would like to share some current examples of how Greenrock act as part of THE SOLUTION.

byob_whatelseinbtlPlastic Bottles Are Bad for Your Health

The simple fact that Americans consume 1,500 single-serve water bottles per second made of PET plastic has sufficed to make these disposable bottles a target of environmentalists concerned about the impact of so much trash. Until very recently, however, it has been assumed that the PET bottles pose no direct health risk to humans who drink from them.

school-lunches-pic1No more French Fries and Sloppy Joes for lunch at one Washington school where a new pilot program is feeding students fresh whole food from the garden, not a can.

Students pick their own food from a garden.

energy_limboLast November, the Department of Energy kicked off its energy cutback competition Energy Limbo: How Low Can You Go?, based on a idea put forward by Greenrock.

Households participating in the program, which began in January and runs until the end of October, are competing for the greatest reduction in energy use during that time period.

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