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 just across another one in UAE.
A report from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex on Tuesday warned that the Kyoto Protocol’s emissions offset market could become ”a rich man’s club” of project developers, emissions verifiers and government officials, without benefiting the poor.
Wal-Mart Canada has revealed that they’re working towards getting 100 percent of their electricity from renewable energy.
Barilla have gotten rid of their plastic packaging and instead used plain cardboard boxes. Seems to be so easy but only the first pasta/noddle manufacturer available in NZ mainstream supermarkets that has done it.
Having a short term solution to a man made problem, that does not make the problem as such any better or make it go away is like bashing your head continuously against a wall and taking painkillers for the pain.
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.