February 2011

Saving the Amazon

The rainforest charity Cool Earth and the green certification programme, Planet Positive have partnered up to give businesses a powerful way of tackling climate change and saving energy. Protecting endangered Amazon rainforest is now one of the options in Planet Positive’s green certification process. Businesses and organisations are led through the process of having their carbon footprint measured and […]

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Green Product Reviews

Green Product Reviews   When it comes to organic male grooming products, the Green People came up trumps with their Organic Homme products.  I used the Itch Away Calming Shampoo (10) and Cool Down Moisturiser (3) on a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, in beautiful 35 degree heat and I used these 2 products

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Eco-Adventures in El Salvador

For the first time online, El Salvador is “speaking the language” of international travel companies with a new centralized booking system for eco and adventure travel:  www.ecoexperienciaselsalvador.com. This website provides detailed information on a multitudes of new itineraries in Central America’s least explored country, El Salvador. Surfing the world’s best waves at dawn, mountain biking

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A Whale of a time

It was the whole reason for travelling to the Dominican Republic. Having done some research at home I’d read about the trek up to the El Limon waterfall, the lush green vegetation, the jasmine perfumed air and of course the chance to spot some Humpback whales.Yet, despite my homework I was not prepared for what turned out to be one

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Natural Swimming Pools

A new series of books aims to show how simple it is to have the aesthetics of a pond with the practical features of a swimming pool. You could call it a swimbiotic combination. Eco-Echo readers can purchase the second book for 25% off the RRP, just contact the author Michael Littlewood – michael@ecodesignscape.co.uk.  

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Greenest bumper on the planet

Boston Retail launches the greenest bumper on the planet, ecoRigid plus+ MADE OF 95 PERCENT post-consumer RECYCLED pvc-free content Boston Retail’s latest advancement in bumper manufacturing is inspired by ecological enthusiasts worldwide that seek an environmentally proficient bumper alternative to virgin PVC (Polyvinyl chloride). The ecoRigid plus+ is the only bumper that is 100% PVC-free,

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