We have constructed the grandest of Ponzi schemes by living off future generations. Alternet By Joseph Romm, Climate Progress. Posted March 10, 2009.
Did you know that the paint you choose can affect your health? It’s due to volatile organic compounds derived from petrochemicals which release vapours at room temperature, sometimes for years after the room is painted. But it is possible to … Continued
Are you throwing away the plastic containers for your household cleaners when they are empty? There is a better way. You can get refills from a number of manufacturers, such as Ecover and others. Refills available include:- Washing Up Liquid … Continued
“Wild Again is an Authorised Charity with a simple purpose: Buy deforested land, help it regenerate, and protect it from exploitation again forever. £4 will purchase about 100 square metres of deforested land. That is about the land area of … Continued
Greenbottle has developed a milk bottle made of cardboard from recycled stationery, with a plastic inner liner, that “consumes about a third of the energy required to make a plastic bottle and has a carbon footprint that is 48% lower … Continued
Ground is broken for White House ‘kitchen garden’ WASHINGTON – Twenty-six elementary schoolchildren wielded shovels, rakes, pitchforks and wheelbarrows to help first lady Michelle Obama break ground for a produce and herb garden on the White House grounds. Crops to … Continued
Soil Association website Costing the Earth (R4) Over the past 70 years the levels of crucial minerals in our basic foods have declined significantly. Both these links concern a Radio 4 programme investigating the issues, under the title “The Great … Continued