Material_Recovery_FacilitySince the opening of the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) at the Government quarry in 2007 the automated process of handling our recycled goods has meant a decrease in some bulky items being sent to the Airport Dump.

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Plans for a new vehicle recycling facility based at the current Airport Dump have been proposed by a group of auto recycling business owners from the US.

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For centuries Bermudians have placed a high environmental and cultural value on the island’s reef system — the northernmost coral formations in the Atlantic Ocean.

Earlier this year the Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Assessment and Mapping Programme (BREAM), part of the Bermuda Zoological Society’s Biodiversity Project, placed a monetary value on our protective reefs —

car_recyclingBermuda has been disposing of waste at the airport dump for nearly 40 years with little thought of the impact on the environment.

The resulting damage to Castle Harbour and surrounding marine habitats is irreversible. Coral reefs and the black grouper population have been notably affected.

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During their Marine Science Day held today [Nov 20] Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] research technician Matt Bradfield explained research that BIOS is undertaking to generate alternative energy from marine algae from the Sargasso Sea.

solarscheme1Customers of renewable energy company Solar Bermuda are the first to start selling back power to the Island’s electrical grid under BELCO’s Interconnection Policy, which was announced on November 3.

Andrew_VaucrossonThe environmental group Greenrock hopes to see a revival of plans for a generic, Island-wide reusable bag in the wake of Government proposals to ban the use of plastic shopping bags.

global_entrepreneurship_weekBermuda this week joined 102 other countries in marking Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Local business people showcased their creativity at events aimed at nurturing talent and increasing public awareness of it.

Stuart_KriendlerSolar specialist Stuart Kriendler is leading the way when it comes to preserving the island's environment.

The 29-year-old promises to help "put Bermuda on the map" as one of the first Bermudians to become a qualified installer of renewable energy systems.

plastic-bags-300x2241Jamaica needs to take a leaf out of Bermuda's environmental protection book and consider banning plastic bags, says one of the Caribbean nation's most popular newspaper columnists.

cnn4Los Angeles invests in new LED technology to be more efficient with its electricity consumption. CNN's Richard Quest reports.

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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)
Email: info@greenrock.org
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