solar bermudaSolar energy firms have called for power company Belco to adopt a Caymans-style agreement to buy back excess power generated by the sun from commercial generators.

recycled flooringWhen business owner Denise Richardson took her company to a new site in a Pembroke industrial park, she settled on an innovative way of brightening her concrete surroundings.

"I decided to think outside the box," the head of Sprint International Express explained of her businesses' wooden floors.

Illegal dumping on Bermuda's Railway TrailFollowing complaints from Marsh Folly workers of illegal dumping at the facility, Government has issued a reminder that the offence now carries a $10,000 fine.

The Department of Waste Management is also installing cameras to watch "dumping hot spots around Bermuda" and catch offenders, according to a spokeswoman.

PS Awards logo 2013 greenIn December, Greenrock was honoured with a 2013 Bermudian magazine Product & Service Award.

The announcement, which features in both the Winter 2013 edition of The Bermudian magazine and on their website reads;

earth-globe-green-genericThe Bermuda National Trust is inviting all students to participate in the 2014 Earth Day Student Video Competition to showcase your creativity, innovation, and commitment to our natural and cultural heritage, as well as to the future of the planet.

The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works have advised the public of the upcoming delivery of the 2014 Garbage and Recycling Schedule.

3-wheeled-carVisitors might be able to rent out three-wheeled city cars and covered trikes instead of hiring mopeds when they stay in Bermuda in the future.

Officials remain tight-lipped about exactly which 'alternative rental vehicles' might be used here. But the Bermuda Sun understands Government has received proposals from entrepreneurs looking to bring in two and three-wheeled, eco-friendly and battery operated vehicles, such as those shown here.

brown widow spiderWinter edition of Envirotalk from the Ministry of Health and Enviroment.

Widow Spider identification, Citrus Leaf Miner updates, butterflies, Winter planting schedule and more.

Judith LandsbergJudith Landsberg, who is stepping down as president of Greenrock, the environmental charity will continue her commitment to green issues on the other side of the world.

The environmentalist who is currently pursuing a Master's degree in environmental leadership courtesy of Duke University, is returning to her native Australia with her family.

Gordon Johnson, Greenrock Executive DirectorGreenrock announced today that, after 6 months of careful planning, the organization has established a new governance structure to help increase its impact as a registered charity dedicated to sustainable living in Bermuda.

blest machineA couple of years back, Greenrock reported on a man who invented a machine which converted plastic into oil.

According to a 2012 study prepared for the American Chemistry Council, these Pyrolysis conversion technologies that turn plastic waste into fuel have developed to the point where they are likely to be commercially viable in just 5-10 years.

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