Monthly Archives: June 2014

Recycling Week! Bring Your Old Phones to London Station!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

“Liverpool Street Station, London” by Ian Carroll, CC BY

This week is Recycling Week. Network Rail and mobile operator O2 have started a great campaign, too. From yesterday you are able to ditch your old mobile devices at the specified recycling points in central London. More specifically – the Liverpool Street station. You have the whole week including Sunday to do so!

As a part of the National Recycle Week there will be recycle tubes sprinkled all around the station. The idea is to have sustainable and secure collection points where you can dispose of your old mobile phones. Of course, the materials will be reused for the creation of various items. Continue reading

Canary Island Gets a Full Eco-Friendly Energy Coverage

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

“El Hierro” by SPOT Satellite, CC BY-SA

The month of May marked a new(ish) era for energy efficiency and ecology alike. The Canary Island El Hierro (also named the “Meridian Island”) went 100% eco-friendly. It is now being powered only by wind and water. How did they achieve this? Mostly by being small, by having the will for it and through European financing. Continue reading