Each year, Greenrock works with the Earth Hour Council to organize and promote Earth Hour in Bermuda.

Last year, more than 30 businesses around Hamilton switched off their lights, which helped set the mood for the 250  'Glow in the Dark' fun walk/run participants. Click here for our review of Earth Hour 2013.

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Join us in uniting people to save the planet in 2014.

Switch off non essential lights on Saturday 29 March at 8:30pm.
Make sure non-essential lights in your buildings, facilities and signage are switch off during Earth Hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on Saturday 29 March 2014. For larger buildings, plan ahead with facilities and building managers to manage the logistics of switching off non-essential lighting for Earth Hour – including neon lights – in and around your properties.

Sign up to switch off by completing the Business Participation Form below.

It only takes a minute!

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Who's signed up?

For more ideas on how your business can get involved, please contact Rolisa Camille at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 533-5683.

JudithGreenrock president Judith Landsberg calls herself an enthusiastic trier of green technology, even if it doesn't always go so well in its infancy.

Her electric pedal bike is her pride and joy, but the light-emitting diodes her family once installed in the den didn't actually produce enough light to read by, and the solar-powered shower produced cold water on a grey day.

GreenrockSays_SargassoGreenrock is working with other environmental groups as part of the Bermuda Alliance for the Sargasso Sea (BASS) with the goal of establishing part of the Sargasso Sea as the world's first international marine reserve.

Here, Greenrock management committee member Felix Tod explains what the Sargasso Sea is, why it's important and what part we can all play in protecting it.

EarthHour_cityhall_eventEarth Hour is a symbolic event where on the last Saturday in March billions of people across the globe switch lights off at 8.30pm for one hour to mark the world's largest public action for climate change. We encourage all Bermuda residents and businesses to do the same plan an event, have a candle-light dinner, or cast your vote for action on climate change by turning out your lights!

HH_SunshineLeague_websiteGreenrock today announced that it has established the first community garden under Healthy Harvest, a program aimed at reviving interest in Bermuda's local food production and consumption.

NYC_rooftop_farmA new proposal by the Department of City Planning would allow commercial buildings throughout the city to be topped with rooftop farms or greenhouses without increasing the building's floor area ratio and height restrictions.

 

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GWAsHere are the 2011 Green Workplace Awards winners.

HealthyHarvest_volunteers_SLGround was broken this week on the first Healthy Harvest community garden and many more could follow throughout the Island as Greenrock uses the project to revive interest in local food production and consumption.

Building_Reuse_report_Jan_2012A report produced by the Preservation Green Lab of the National Trust for Historic Preservation provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the potential environmental benefit of building reuse.

The Ombudsman for Bermuda, Arlene Brock, has found that Government "acted unlawfully by failing to require an Environmental Impact Assessment [EIA] prior to sending the draft Tuckers Point Special Development Order [SDO] to the Legislature."

Seattle_building_Jan_2012In Seattle, contractors have begun digging for an office building that will eventually wear what looks like a big cocked hat.

It's a solar-panel array topping off the five-story home for the local Bullitt Foundation.

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