Pollution News week ending October 20th 2013


Pollution news and views that came to our attention this week: From tvnz.co.nz Mon 14 Oct: Farm receives record fine for dairy pollution Fenwick Farms has been handed the largest ever fine imposed for deliberately discharging dairy effluent into a stream in the Waikato region. From nrdc.org Tue 15 Oct: Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to […]

Hong Kong Air Pollution Setting Records

Hong Kong Air Pollution Setting Records

High air pollution levels are often cited by international companies as a major drawback of doing business in Hong Kong, and may hinder the city’s efforts to bolster its image as a desirable place to live. Pollution levels, even back in 2010, were 12 to 14 times the amount recommended by the World Health Organization, […]

Not A Bad Recycling Idea – Pallet Halfpipe

Not A Bad Recycling Idea - Pallet Halfpipe

What’s even greener than recycling? Reusing! From old jeans refashioned into coasters to bud vases made from light bulbs to pallet halfpipes! Nearly everything can be “upcycled” in creative, practical and often beautiful ways. see more great ideas from ivillage.com.au here >> image from : bmx-forum.com