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The Non-Renewables of Green Tech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL4fluj004o Rare earth metals are key ingredients in nearly every technological device on the market today (cell phones, flat screen TVs – you name it) – and including green technologies like hybrid cars, solar cells, wind turbines etc. Unfortunately, you … Continue reading

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Host your own Bag It screening

June is going to be a busy month! We kick off Canada Environment Week on June 5th, 2011 (which is also World Environment Day), when you will hopefully be celebrating at Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet happening in Olympic Village! … Continue reading

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A quick video post: One Plastic Beach

One Plastic Beach from Tess Thackara on Vimeo. For the past 12 years, Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris that have washed up on the shore of a beach in North Carolina. With all this … Continue reading

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Italy Bans Plastic Bags

“A ban on plastic bags is coming into effect in Italy, which has one of the highest rates of consumption of the bags in Europe. The ban begins in shops across Italy on 1 January, with only biodegradable, cloth or … Continue reading

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