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World Environment Day 2013

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5th June 2013
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World Environment Day 2013


World Environment Day - 5 June 2013 - THINK.EAT.SAVE

The theme for this year’s World Environment Day celebrations is Think.Eat.Save. Think.Eat.Save is an anti-food waste and food loss campaign that encourages you to reduce your foodprint. According to the UN...

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Chemeleon Featured in the Sunday Telegraph

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4th June 2013
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Chemeleon Featured in the Sunday Telegraph


I apologise in advance for the shameless self-promotion but sometimes after all the blood, sweat and tears you put into something a little self comforting is required ;-)

We've been receiving a lot of great feedback about our food additve iPhone app. I'm so gla...

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The Plastics Breakdown : An info graphic

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One world one ocean
1st June 2013
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The Plastics Breakdown : An info graphic


We use tons of plastic, its in everything from packaging to toys, to the dashboard in your car, massive amounts of it end up in the ocena. Plastic contains toxins that harm humans and animals. It doesnt biodegrade and leads to many deaths of sea life every year. There are ways that we...

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This will change the way you look at recycling

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29th May 2013
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This will change the way you look at recycling


It’s good for the planet, good for jobs, and would save local governments millions of dollars every year. These are just some of the reasons why our politicians should implement a national 10 cent refund-recycle scheme.


‘Cash for Containers’ ...

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13 Food additives you should avoid

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28th May 2013
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13 Food additives you should avoid


Most of the processed foods we eat are studded with mysterious additives. They extend shelf life. They create exciting flavors, colors and textures. But they don’t do great things for our health. Find out which ones to avoid, and why. Artificial Sweeteners

Ac...

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Endangered Javan Leaf Monkey

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EarthFirst
28th May 2013
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Endangered Javan Leaf Monkey


Approximately 2,500 Javan leaf monkeys are hunted every year, to be sold as pets or traded for meat.

They are often stolen from national parks and sold by the side of the road even though they are suppose to be protected by Indonesian law. This species is in grave...

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Inspirational quote of the week

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Earthfirst
24th May 2013
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Inspirational quote of the week


You have brains in your head. You have feed in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where you go.

~ Dr Seuss

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The Ten Best Eco-Friendly Cars

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Lara Anderson
24th May 2013
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The Ten Best Eco-Friendly Cars


The rise of environmental awareness in the last 5 years has driven a surge of demand to find eco-friendly alternatives to our worst ecological offenders. Transport emissions have been the source of much of the greenhouse gases that have contributed to global warming, so it is an obvio...

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4% of Sweden's Trash goes to the landfill

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National Geographic
21st May 2013
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4% of Sweden's Trash goes to the landfill
Sweden Needs More Trash

Posted by Dan Stone of National Geographic Magazine


Sweden has always been ahead of its neighbors when it comes to reducing its environmental impact. To make power, the country does something unique: it turns trash into power on a ...

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Food Allergy Week- May 13-19

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EarthFirst
10th May 2013
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Food Allergy Week- May 13-19


It's Food Allergy Week next week so show your support and help bring awareness to an issue that is increasing at alarming rates. I'm no expert but something tells me that many of the additives in our food are to blame as well as the manufacturing processes, pesticides, fertili...

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