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World’s biggest event for sustainable green building, DIY, architecture, and living. 2 – 4 March 2010 at Earls Court London. Ecobuild has: 100 free seminars 1000 suppliers’ stands Conference with famous people Speakers include Joan Ruddock, lots more Cityscape & Ecobuild Installer – for builders, DIY fans and developers Commentators at Ecobuild Arena Sponsored by […]

Great piece in Scientific American about a plan to replace fossil fuels completely by 2030. Achievable with political will, if not capsized by vested interests of oil, coal, gas, car companies. I will add a proper article in our main web site when I get around to it (sense of urgency huh!) – and maybe […]

Very good 2009 show. Friday was packed, with the talks well attended. Staff at Buildstore, the organisers, said they added more eco exhibits this year in response to last year’s Big Green Home Show. They also added a section outside, the Outdoor Living Zone, to the rear of BuildStore’s National Self Build & Renovation Centre […]

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon Next up is the Big Green Home Show > Diary Dates 2009-10 The Big Green Home Show Fri 23rd – Sun 25th Oct 2009 Renovating & Remodelling Weekend Sat 14th – Sun 15th Nov 2009 Self Build Course Mon 16th – Fri 20th Nov 2009 David Snell & […]

19 Jul, 2009

Singapore water ABC green futures

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Recycling|water

A new guide for improving water control in the city state of Singapore was announced in July 2009. ABC Waters Programme – Active Beautiful Clean Waters – aims to enhance use of reservoirs, public and private, and improve drainage and water filtration systems. This will cut dirt in waters, and improve surge control in tropical […]

01 May, 2009

Plastic bags reduced in UK

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Government Schemes|Recycling

News that there has been a big reduction in plastic bag use. Marks and Spencer under Plan A to reduce their waste, have reduced issue of bags from 460 million to (only!) 80 million a year. That’s still 80,000,000 plastic bags, just in one year from one supermarket. Nature rejoices at the good news. See […]


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