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Greenrock & BEST Decide Against Formal Merger

Greenrock & BEST Decide Against Formal Merger

Facilitated by the Centre on Philanthropy’s Collaboration Taskforce, discussions between Greenrock and BEST have continued in recent weeks. “A range of options have been considered that would allow them to work together on environmental sustainability issues of vital interest to both organizations. Greenrock and BEST have, however, concluded... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Last night, Greenrock and a number of other organisations hosted the annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda, bringing the island’s people together for both fun and raising awareness of environmental issues. The evening’s featured activity was a 5K Glow Fun Walk and Run through the City of Hamilton during the “lights out” period from... Read more of this article

Earth Hour Registration To Increase At Midnight

Earth Hour Registration To Increase At Midnight

Greenrock is reminding the public that today [March 24] is the final day for regular rates of Earth Hour registration. A spokesperson said, “Today is the last day for regular rates. If you sign up before midnight, registration will still be $25 for adults and $15 for children under 16. You will also still be able to access the special family rate... Read more of this article

Greenrock Welcomes Energy Efficient Cargo Ship

Greenrock Welcomes Energy Efficient Cargo Ship

Greenrock said they “welcome the decision by shipping firm BCL to invest in a more fuel-efficient cargo ship to replace the Oleander vessel,” adding that they “encourage them in working towards a green shipping focus.” Earlier this month the Bermuda Container Line [BCL] confirmed they signed a contract to have a new, custom,... Read more of this article

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock said they note the “Government’s indication that it intends to shift towards a greener bus system” and “look forward to reviewing the RFP that Minister Gibbons announced; the RFP will be for electric, hybrid or Liquid Natural Gas [LNG] buses to replace the existing diesel based bus fleet.” “Greenrock does not support... Read more of this article

Video: Greenrock & Partners On Earth Hour

Video: Greenrock & Partners On Earth Hour

Greenrock provided details of this year’s Earth Hour Campaign, saying that the annual Earth Hour Celebrations will take place in Bermuda on Saturday, March 25th. “This year the event will be hosted at City Hall and the success of the initiative is largely due to the significant roles played by our partners BELCO, Corporation of Hamilton,... Read more of this article

Living Green Expo Rescheduled To April 29th

Living Green Expo Rescheduled To April 29th

On Saturday, March 25, Greenrock will host the International Earth Hour Campaign in Hamilton starting from City Hall at 8.30pm, while the Living Green Expo will be rescheduled to Saturday, April 29 at Somersfield Academy from 10.00am to 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock’s Living Green Expo will now take place on Saturday, April 29th at Somersfield... Read more of this article

Greenrock On Illegal Fishing Study & Marine EEZ

Greenrock On Illegal Fishing Study & Marine EEZ

“Bermuda’s EEZ should be protected” with a “no-take EEZ marine conservation area in the shape of a donut from at least 50 miles from the island to the outer reaches of our EEZ, an area in which all fishing and/or other environmental exploitation is banned,” Greenrock said.A spokesperson said, “The world recoiled in horror... Read more of this article

Greenrock Set To Host 2017 Earth Hour Events

Greenrock Set To Host 2017 Earth Hour Events

On Saturday, March 25, Greenrock will host the International Earth Hour Campaign at Hamilton for a night of activities, including the 5k Glow Fun Walk & Run, starting from City Hall at 8.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Join Greenrock in supporting the International Earth Hour Campaign on March 25. Come into Hamilton for a night of activities featuring... Read more of this article

Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

The budget is “unsustainable and unimaginative” and there are “lost opportunities for positive returns in renewable energy and encouraging a shift to electric or hybrid private vehicles,” Greenrock said. The environmental group said, “From a Greenrock perspective there’s very little to comment on regarding Budget 2017... Read more of this article

Earth Hour 2017 Set To Be Held On March 25th

Earth Hour 2017 Set To Be Held On March 25th

Greenrock is inviting Bermuda to celebrate Earth Hour this year on Saturday, March 25th, to highlight the global challenges of environmental sustainability. “You can participate by simply turning off all non-essential lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 25th,” the environmental organisation said. “This action will partner... Read more of this article

Greenrock To Host ‘Living Green Expo’ In March

Greenrock To Host ‘Living Green Expo’ In March

As part of the Earth Hour Campaign in Bermuda, Greenrock will be hosting a Living Green Expo at City Hall on Saturday, March 25th from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. This event has been designed to connect local businesses in the green economy by providing them with a framework that encourages collaboration, sharing ideas, creating opportunities, and providing... Read more of this article

‘Greenrock Does Not Support Lifting The Ban’

‘Greenrock Does Not Support Lifting The Ban’

Greenrock is encouraging people to attend the meeting about glyphosate based herbicides, saying the purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Glyphosate Monitoring Study Draft Report, which has recommended lifting the ban on the use of glyphosate based herbicides, adding that “Greenrock does not support lifting the ban on these herbicides.” The... Read more of this article