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Photos: Brownies Create Eco Friendly Hats

Photos: Brownies Create Eco Friendly Hats

In preparation for their zero waste badges, the First Devonshire Brownies have been “conserving water at home and becoming more aware of food packaging and accumulation of waste in their own lives.” A spokesperson said, “They are monitoring their usage of single use plastics and studying the subsequent impact of plastics in the ocean,... Read more of this article

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 students have signed up to participate in the weeklong Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Youth Climate Summit. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Second Annual Youth Climate Summit [YCS] is fast approaching, and the BUEI Team are looking forward to welcoming the 2022 YCS participants. Building... Read more of this article

Collaborative Group Maintaining Railway Trail

Collaborative Group Maintaining Railway Trail

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] is collaborating with the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC], the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Parks in a project aimed at maintaining the railway trail for all to enjoy. A spokesperson said,  “The railway trail is Bermuda’s largest national park and is home to a wide variety... Read more of this article

AFP & BNT Plant Tree To Honour Philanthropists

AFP & BNT Plant Tree To Honour Philanthropists

The Association of Fundraising Professionals [AFP] of Bermuda recently partnered with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] to plant a tree in the Royal Naval Dockyard Cemetery. A spokesperson said, “The tree will become part of a larger plot for an annual planting by AFP Bermuda to recognise Bermuda philanthropists in honour of AFP’s National Philanthropy... Read more of this article

BELCO Welcome Amendments To Clean Air Act

BELCO Welcome Amendments To Clean Air Act

BELCO said they “welcomed Government’s Throne Speech commitment to make amendments to the Clean Air Act to update air quality standards and make new provisions for odour control.” A spokesperson said, “BELCO currently operates air quality monitoring stations in several locations around the Serpentine Road plant. While one of the... Read more of this article

Eco Lunch & Learn Event On Thursday

Eco Lunch & Learn Event On Thursday

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation on Thursday [Nov 17] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce and Bermuda College are very pleased to announce the second presentation of their Eco Lunch &... Read more of this article

Four Star, FoodHub Reducing Single Use Plastics

Four Star, FoodHub Reducing Single Use Plastics

FoodHub & FourStar will no longer be automatically giving out utensils and napkins in an “effort to help the planet and decrease their environmental footprint.” A spokesperson said, “Statements by Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban, the KBB [Keep Bermuda Beautiful], and Beyond Plastic Bermuda have encouraged us to think more about... Read more of this article

Initiatives Aim To Address ‘Climate Emergency’

Initiatives Aim To Address ‘Climate Emergency’

An open letter has been signed by a number of people addressing global warming and the recently held United Nations 2022 Climate Conference, with interfaith initiatives to be held today [Nov 9] and tomorrow [Nov 10]. The open letter states, “In opening the United Nations 2022 Climate Conference [COP 27] on Monday in Egypt, the UN Secretary General... Read more of this article

Video: BNT & Clarien Tree Planting In Sandys

Video: BNT & Clarien Tree Planting In Sandys

Clarien employees embarked on their tree planting initiative in partnership with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] with an aim to “plant 100 native and endemic trees per year for the next three years” Michael DeCouto, Clarien’s EVP, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, previously said, “We are extremely pleased to be able to partner with... Read more of this article

BNT: Rent A ‘Christmas Cedar Tree’ Programme

BNT: Rent A ‘Christmas Cedar Tree’ Programme

Noting it is a “sustainable local option,” the Bermuda National Trust is offering a Christmas cedar tree rental programme, allowing people to ‘rent’ a tree for the holiday season, which can be returned in January, when it will be planted in a nature reserve. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust’s [BNT]... Read more of this article

PwC Hosts Webcast On Caribbean Sustainability

PwC Hosts Webcast On Caribbean Sustainability

PwC hosted a webcast for over 150 Bermuda and Caribbean business and government leaders on the topic: ESG and Net Zero: Securing a sustainable future for the Caribbean. Arthur Wightman, ESG Leader for PwC in the Caribbean, commented: “This audience is integral to helping make a big difference to securing a sustainable future for the region. No one... Read more of this article

AgraLiving To Hold Farming Workshop On Nov 12

AgraLiving To Hold Farming Workshop On Nov 12

The AgraLiving Institute is set to hold a Sustainable Farming 101 workshop on Saturday, November 12. Founder and Managing Director Christopher Faria said, “We’ve had many people ask us about starting their gardens for the season so we’re very excited to offer this interactive hands-on workshop next weekend. It’s a perfect time to learn about... Read more of this article

BUEI Climate Cinema To Screen ‘SLAY’

BUEI Climate Cinema To Screen ‘SLAY’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] second annual Climate Cinema series continues through the month of October, with free screenings of climate related documentaries, aimed at audiences aged 12 and above, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. A spokesperson said, “Our final full-length film is Rebecca Cappelli’s ‘SLAY’... Read more of this article