Archive for the ‘green/alt’ Category

YouTube - Modern Toss Swing News

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Do you like swing? Do you like to watch the news on TV? Are you concerned about climate change?
Well, if you happen to agree with anyone of the above try the Modern Toss Swing News (on YouTube)


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The Secret Life of Cell Phones

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

So here’s a good question: what happens to your old cell phone (mobile phone, handy, or whatever you may want to call it) once you’ve bought/got a new one?

I have accumulated a fair few myself (granted most of them are from friends, have some sort of problem and are waiting to be tortured with a multimeter). And I have also been tempted to give them to charities who can collect up to £5 per donated mobile. But what happens to it once it’s donated?

Check out the short video on The Secret Life of Cell Phones - An INFORM Project or watch it directly on YouTube.

Everyone says they’re doing it…

Sunday, January 20th, 2008 featured the Compostmodern 2008 event in a recent an article. As usual, it’s an interesting read. One quote, however, was particularly good:

Joel Makower’s morning introduction, […] likened sustainability to teenage sex: “Everyone says they’re doing it, but not many people really are. And those who are, aren’t doing it well,?

absolutely brilliant!