Archive | September, 2013

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Plastic banknotes ready for 2016, says Bank of England

Smaller, wipe-clean plastic banknotes could be introduced by the Bank of England from 2016, matching some currencies across the world. The new polymer notes stay cleaner, are more secure and should even survive a spell in the washing machine, the Bank says. It has spent three years studying the impacts of a change from cotton […]

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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who's visiting the Google campus this month, says we need to foster aimlessness rather than seeking to be number one. Photograph: David M. Nelson

Google seeks out wisdom of zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

Global tech companies are connecting to the power of mindfulness and meditation to drive sustainability and happiness….. Jo Confino in New York for theguardian.com, Thursday 5 September 2013 15.46 BST Why on earth are many of the world’s most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk? The answer is […]

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Europe Recycles 71.7% of Paper and Board used in 2012

The European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) announced an impressive 71.7% paper recycling rate for Europe. In their annual monitoring report the ERPC revealed that current paper consumption in Europe has dropped by 13% to the level of 1998, but the recycled amount of paper is 1.5 times higher than in 1998 – a remarkable achievement. […]

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UK’s First Carton Recycling Plant Opens

Leading packaging firms team up to develop major new facility capable of recycling 40 per cent of the UK’s beverage cartons. The UK’s recycling industry has today received a major boost with the opening of the first facility capable of turning beverage cartons into usable materials. The new facility in Stainland near Halifax boasts enough […]

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