Tag Archives: Environment

ONLY FOR GIRLS: more things we can do for the environment…

Have you ever thought about the amount of waste we are producing with sanitary pads? What’s the ‘mooncup’? What are its advantages for your health, the environment and your pocket? How do you use it?  There are more alternatives. Make a comment! … Continue reading

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Some songs about consumerism: Are we consuming too much?

http://learnenglisheoi.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/consumerism/ Lilly Allen ‘The Fear’. Test your understanding with lyrics training, too   Jessie J. ‘Price Tag’

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CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT

COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris Six attractive graphics that explain climate change What are you doing in favour of nature?

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Passive houses? Active saving

What do you think if you could spend half the electricity a toaster uses to keep your house heated? Watch also the second part. Apart from insulation what’s the theory behind it? It can also be applied to our Mediterranean climate. Finally a passive house … Continue reading

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What can we do for the environment?

Check on this experiment!  For one year, Colin Beaven and his family UNPLUGGED from electricity, produced NO RUBBISH, travelled exclusively ON FOOT OR BY BIKE, and BOUGHT NOTHING but good (all of it locally grown). By the end, they discovered something SURPRISING: Living simply wasn’t just food … Continue reading

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Passive houses? Active saving

What do you think if you could spend half the electricity a toaster uses to keep your house heated? Watch also the second part. Apart from insulation what’s the theory behind it? It can also be applied to our Mediterranean climate. Finally a passive house … Continue reading

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