Tag: cleaning

Ecologist Mike Joy: critic and conscience award

With a growing number of lakes and rivers unsafe for swimming eco-warrior Dr Mike Joy is determined to get people to think about cleaning up our waterways. The Massey University freshwater ecologist has spent many years trying to raise public awareness of the state of our water environments. Now the senior lecturer in Ecology and Environmental Science has become the first recipient of an award recognising the role of “critic and conscience” in society.

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Old Prius going strong

While it was a bit scary last month when the electric engine all of a sudden stopped working and I just made it home, I guess that is probably something that is not necessarily unexpected for a 13 year old car with more than 250,000 km on the clock.

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Cleaning up on dirty data

Via good,net.nz, Good Magazine, issue 20 • Every second of online video you watch puts 0.2 grams of carbon into the atmosphere, so YouTube is

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Eco cleaning companies

I increasingly see eco cleaning companies sprouting, there is one that I know of in NZ, which is Environmental Choice NZ certified and I stumbled

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more on CFLs

CFLs increase your carbon footprint in a ‘cradle to grave’ analysis. Full costs to make and safely dispose of a CFL have never been published. CFLs contain harmful amounts of mercury.

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