Posts Tagged ‘greenpeace’

Greenpeace Shuts Down BP Stations Across London

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Last week, Greenpeace activists shut down BP stations across London.  More than 40 gas stations were unable to do business when teams protesting the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – and off-shore oil drilling – dismantled gas pumps. Working in coordinated groups, impassioned volunteers went from station to station, disrupting operations at [...]

Acer Computers Growing a Greener Laptop

Acer Computers Growing a Greener Laptop

Recently, we posted about the Greenpeace guide to greener electronics.  Now, its time to showcase one of the positively rated electronics companies. Last week, Acer Computers announced the production of two new laptop computers that are as green as they come.  In fact, they have already been heralded by Greenpeace. The Acer Aspire 3811TZ and [...]

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

When you think of consumer electronics, the color that comes to mind is rarely green. Greenpeace is seeking to change that with its “Guide to Greener Electronics,” ratings guide which provides valuable information for eco-conscious consumers… and just a bit of pressure to increase corporate sustainability. Greenpeace closely examines the policies and practices of hardware [...]

Polar Bear To Receive Critical Habitat?

Polar Bear To Receive Critical Habitat?

A long-awaited announcement concerning polar bears was made last week.  The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will propose designation of more than 200,000 square miles along the north coast of Alaska as polar bear critical habitat.  It has until June 30, 2010 to finalize the critical habitat designation. The move is pursuant to a [...]

Green Bottom Line

You may be able to talk the talk when it comes to saving the environment, but what is your green bottom line?  Would you use toilet paper made from post-consumer recycling products? Many people might answer the question “yes,” but then choose the plush, pillow-y softness of Charmin or Cottenelle when no one is watching.  [...]

Just Breathe

If the holiday season is leaving you worn out, stressed out or just plain aggravated, take a deep breathe with me right now. Now take another. Take a moment to stop all the running around and get peaceful. That’s a tall order, I know. Just breathe. And watch this video. Now go on…get back to [...]