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Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 3rd August 2011

This year the Pleasance Theatre, the biggest venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will accurately measure its environmental footprint and set out a strategy to reduce that impact with help from environmental certification company Planet Positive. The venue will also create a set of guidelines for visiting companies on how they might reduce their footprint. 

 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 2nd August 2011

Over the weekend, a piece in The Guardian by Rupert Jones looked at the virtues of not-for-profit co-operative living.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 28th July 2011

Today's New York Times, Thursday 28th July 2011, has a major permaculture feature written by Michael Tortorello.

The piece has an overview of the history of permaculture, the ethics and principles and then explores some of the main ways in which permaculture is gravitating from an underground movement into the consciousness of communities and families.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 28th July 2011

Green energy company Ecotricity will have installed free power points at 12 Welcome Break service stations around the UK by September 2011. A further will 17 follow later in the year.

It means the UK is the first country to offer such a service, and it should lead to the further investment and technological developments for electric vehicles.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 27th July 2011

There are of course many natural ways to keep fit besides aiming to be a London 2012 Olympic athlete – as permaculturists we may already see our own gardening as a very natural way to be healthy. But, what if you want to do a bit more, if you want to give a bit more?

 

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