SaltusUP-Class4E_23-ways-students-can-take-care-of-earthLast month, 8 and 9 year old Satlus students presented 23 simple ways to take care of the earth during school assembly.

Take a look at their ideas.

Sylvan_RichardsNewly appointed Minister of Environment & Planning Sylvan Richards spoke at last night’s [Jan 17] panel discussion on “Green Buildings and LEED certification.” The discussion was hosted by Greenrock’s Green Buildings Forum and the Bermuda Facilities Managers Association, and was held at the ACE Building.

marc_beanThe Department of Energy is inviting members of the public to join them as they recognize CARICOM Energy Week in Bermuda from November 11th to November 17th 2012. They are marking the week with a host of free events that are all open to the public.

Christmas TreesChristmas Trees: Remove tinsel, nails and ornaments and place out on your scheduled day. Do not use a tree bag.

WEST End: Collection Day - Wednesday, 29 January 2014

EAST End: Collection Day - Wednesday, 22 January 2014

uk_government1The UK Government has announced the creation of a new environment and climate fund to help protect and preserve the environmental assets of UK Overseas Territories.

The new fund brings together existing UK Government funding from the Department for International Development, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Environment.

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solar-panel1A solar energy system installed at Gosling's headquarters has already made a bigger than expected impact, according to the company's CEO.

Greenrock got a nice mention in today's Royal Gazette post-election article entitled "Charities, lobby groups call for dialogue".

Extract below;

The One Bermuda Alliance should consult with non-governmental bodies in order to build a better Bermuda, according to numerous groups.

belcoBELCO will explore alternative energy sources in Bermuda and put plans to build a new plant on the backburner.

The move comes after the firm announced it had dropped its legal action against Government for denying BELCO the rate increase it had applied for to fund the project.


A "waste audit" of the Bermuda Rugby Classic showed that the Island does "a terrible job" of separating its recyclables, according to the environmental group Greenrock.


Update 10-Oct: The Carbon-Cutting Commute Day described below has been postponed to 30-Nov-2012.

In an effort to build our community, promote healthy activities, and address serious environmental issues, Greenrock is collaborating with various organisations and concerned citizens to encourage Bermudians to consider alternative ways to commute to work or school.

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