Campaigners for sustainable development have welcomed a trial by Belco into domestic wind and solar power but say they should be included in the process.

erin_rotary.jpgErin Moran Speaks at Hamilton Rotary Club

On the seventeenth of July, Greenrock President Erin Moran gave a speech to the Hamilton Rotary Club in Bermuda.

Read on for the full text of the speech.

Islanders were keen to be green at Bermuda's first environmentally friendly music festival.

International and local performers took to the stage to help "green up" Bermuda's residents at the Arboretum in Devonshire on Saturday.

Green campaigners are echoing calls for Bermuda’s Baselands to be cleaned up to release land for development.

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Location:  Fairmont Hamilton Princess – 7th Flr Boardroom
Re:  Heather Nova and Friends – Festival of Music

gas.jpgEnvironmental campaigners say Government needs to “wake up” over the Island’s reliance on oil imports.

With inflation at a 16-year-high, Government has singled out soaring global oil costs, but environmentalists say Ministers are not doing enough to action alternative energy sources.

Photo:Chris BurvilleIt's a dirty job but someone's got to do it.

However, handling baby diapers and rotting lobsters was not something employees at Bermuda's Recycling Centre expected when they started their shifts at the new facility last week.

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Musicians weren't the only performers wowing the public at the recent Greenrock concert held at the Arboretum, there was also environmentally friendly electric scooters, biodegradable cutlery and bio-diesel fuel, among other things.

PHOTO BY Tamell Simons New recycling plant ,Premier Ewart Brown opening new recycling plant. TAG - that is the message for Bermuda as the country enters a new era of environmental care and responsibility. TAG stands for Tin, Aluminium and Glass and residents are being urged to TAG their waste following the official opening of the Island’s Recycling Centre.

Premier Dr. Ewart Brown yesterday opened the $8.35 million plant at Bailey’s Bay Quarry.

Bermuda's first 'green' concert has been hailed a success after top international acts laid on performances for more than 1,000 guests.

Entertainer and environmental campaigner Heather Nova was the star act at the Greenrock festival at the Arboretum, Devonshire, on Saturday.

Recycling symbolBermuda's New Recycling Centre has its official opening on Monday April 2nd.

Keep an eye out for the articles and advertisements regarding this great achievement by the Ministry of Works and Engineering (W&E).

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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