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Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises to introduce moisture inspections on paper bales

One of the leading paper exporters has announced that it has introduced inspections of bales to check for excessive moisture. Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises said that over the past three years, it has seen an unprecedented increase in the amount of moisture being recorded in UK material, with last winter being particularly bad following consistent …

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We, Youth Build Future, are a registered non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to initiating and fostering sustainable development in Tanzania among children, youth, women and communities.   Where we are:   In Mbeya City in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.   What we do: 
Our activities are designed to champion the disabled and disadvantaged. We work …

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Help Save the Amazon Rainforest

UK Businesses Help Save Amazon Rainforest   23rd May 2011; In light of the news that deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest has increased six fold[1] and in reference to Richard Anderson’s article on bankers providing the potential solution[2], Planet Positive offers a certification for all businesses to help save endangered rainforest.

Grotto wins Heritage Lottery Funding

Landmark Romantic grotto wins Heritage Lottery Fund support The Crystal Grotto – a fascinating Romantic landscape feature at the heart of Painshill Park in Cobham, Surrey – has been awarded £747,400 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for restoration works it was announced today.

Help Save the last 3,200

We recieved the below email from David Shepherd CBE, please read it and follow the link. Thank you   I’ve just spent a few seconds signing up to a vital petition that will help save the last 3,200 wild tigers on earth.  Will you help the cause by doing the same?

Well Done: Well Done!

Farmer Tantoh, with funding from http://www.syfa-usa.org , worked to build a 5000 litre reservoir, install pumps, build water stands and washbasins and lay several kilometres of underground pipe. Many villagers took part in the project, helping with the build which has been completed in less than six months.

Solar Parks Funded

STEPNELL SECURES £26M REFINANCING FOR TWO LARGE-SCALE SOLAR PARKS – Contractor repaid after funding construction of 5MW solar PV parks in the Midlands – Construction and civil engineering company Stepnell, in partnership with photovoltaics specialist services company Wirsol Solar UK, has built 20 per cent of the UK’s capacity in solar parks, and has secured …

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Environmental Sustainability Bonds

  EBRD, Deutsche Bank team up to issue Environmental Sustainability Bonds The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Deutsche Bank AG have launched Environmental Sustainability Bonds to finance environmental projects in the EBRD’s countries of operations. The proceeds of the bonds will be specifically earmarked to support a portfolio of ‘green’ projects aimed …

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