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Sustainable materials promise low-impact LEGO

LEGO plans to open a new Sustainable Materials Centre by 2016. The full text of the press release (https://wwwsecure.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/news-room/2015/june/sustainable-materials-centre) is reprinted below.

LEGO Group to invest 1 Billion DKK boosting search for sustainable materials… 1,035 more words

Low-impact Living

Shareholders are Acceptable People Too: 365ideas4change Number 14

I have a natural tendency to muse about esoteric things like “acceptability”. Rules exist for good reason – social functioning, law-keeping, prevention of total anarchy. However, as we in South Africa well know what is legal isn’t always ethical – apartheid being the most obvious case in point. 172 more words

Sustainable Development

What are Reinforced Concrete Blocks or R.C.B's ?

As I discussed in my previous post https://indiansustainability.wordpress.com/2015/06/03/smart-cities-needs-eco-houses-to-start-with/ that Smart Cities need Eco Houses to start with !

Eco Houses are basically Green Buildings only but of a smaller scale.And emphasis is given for it to be budget friendly for a normal family of four .To make it budget friendly importance is given to the right selection of materials to be used for construction which should not only provide stability and durability to the structure but  should be economical and environmentally friendly as well. 846 more words


Travel Made Easy Through Air

No, we are not talking flying here. But the Curvo, the world’s first non-linear aerial ropeway for second tier urban commutation. Pollution and traffic-free, the service, operational on electricity, would be on steel frames spreading at a distance of around 90-100 m running through the existing arterial and other roads to avoid congested streets of the city. 141 more words


Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard?

Jon is a farmer from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. 2,353 more words


Wildlife gardening episode 22: container pond

Still loving the wildlife garden.

I put the container pond in on Monday. It took about three hours to sort the whole thing out – totally worth it. 220 more words

Wildlife Garden