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Michael Braungart

Professor Michael Braungart, author of Cradle to Cradle – Remaking the Way We Make Things discusses his views on the production techniques and frameworks impacting the diosphere and the technosphere.

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green.tv Weekly News – March 14th 2011

green.tv Weekly News – March 14th 2011

More news on electric vehicles along with the latest eco stories from Emma Watson, pandas and obese gorillas.

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Veolia’s Hybrid RCV – A UK First

Veolia’s Hybrid RCV – A UK First

The UK’s leading recycling and waste management company Veolia Environmental Services is trialling the greenest refuse collection vehicle ever seen in the UK. It’s powered by a hybrid chassis, combining diesel and electricity, with a fully electric body.

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What does your car say about you?

What does your car say about you?

COMEDY SPECIAL – The film targets gas guzzling 4x4s using the language and style of traditional car adverts that portray 4×4 drivers escaping their urban environment for the freedom of the open road.

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Retrofitting and New-Build Eco Homes

Retrofitting and New-Build Eco Homes

Radian won the UK Gold Award at the 2011 Ashden Awards. Nearly 44,000 people are living in more energy efficient homes as a result, and reaping the benefits every day in lower fuel bills and a better quality of life.

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Wind Turbine Issues

Wind Turbine Issues

The issues of noise, health, visual impact and wildlife are debated with Vestas offering factual inputs and balanced perspectives.

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Power of Scale

Power of Scale

An innovative look at the importance of fleet efficiency for helping the environment and saving money. The Power of Scale video demonstrates how small changes, at a large scale, can make a huge difference.

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Eden’s Sexy Green Car Show

Eden’s Sexy Green Car Show

The world’s first eco car show opened at the Eden Project in the UK last week. Newconsumer.tv was there to cut through the hype, and discover which type of green motor we’re most likely to be driving in the future. You can find out more at the Sexy Green Car Show website. The exhibiton’s free for Eden Project ticket holders, and runs until 15th April.

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Invention boosts solar water heating

Invention boosts solar water heating

Willis Renewable Energy Systems, Belfast won a 2010 Ashden Award. The Solasyphon is a plumbing innovation that speeds up and simplifies the retro-fitting of solar water heating in existing homes, saving the cost of buying a new water tank. 2,500 have been sold, with installations going ahead in many overseas markets as well as the UK.

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Battery Recycling Journey

Battery Recycling Journey

Over half (58%) of 11-16 year olds have never recycled a battery. Of these, 38% didn’t know that they could be recycled. Find out how batteries are recycled with this film from European Recycling Platform.

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