Switch out the lights - choose energy efficient light bulbs

Switch off the lights!

by EcoStreet April 22, 2012 Activism

XY Unlimited were asked by Light Bulb Finder to come up with a tune about choosing efficient bulbs, and this video was born. The award-winning Light Bulb Finder app is available as a free download on iOS and Android. Green guitar – James Adams Shaker and eco facts – Macain “The Professor” Treat Cajón – […]

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Greenpeace release 1970 concert recordings of Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and Phil Ochs

by EcoStreet January 28, 2011 Activism

This is a piece of environmental history… recordings of the concert in 1970 that launched Greenpeace. Recorded in Vancouver in 1970, the album has been remastered and available from the Amchitka Concert website.

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Play It Again Sam: Alternatively Powered Radios and Players

by EcoStreet July 22, 2010 EcoGadgets

This is a guest post from the guys at, covering gadget reviews . They say that music calms the savage beast. It could also be said that talk-radio creates a stir. But either way you like it, one thing you can use to experience either one is a radio or portable media player. Portable […]

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Vuvuzelas: because what else is there to blog about today?

by EcoStreet June 11, 2010 EcoArt

photo credit Jennifer Stern I woke up to the sounds of vuvuzelas blowing this morning. Cape Town has reached fever pitch. Today is the start of the FIFA World Cup 2010. Flags are flying. There’s something in the air. It even feels like summer today, even though it’s winter here. The sun is shining, and […]

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Dan Power’s Anti-Eco Music Video

by EcoStreet March 17, 2009 Activism

Wannabe celeb Dan Power has released the world’s first ever ‘anti-eco’ single ‘Energy Wasting Day’ Dan Power attempts to knock Lady Gaga and Oasis out of the Top 10 and become the UK’s number one in time for April 1 2009. In his debut music video, Dan Power (a self-confessed carbon junkie and Jeremy Clarkson […]

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Benefit others by going to a festival this summer

by EcoStreet April 29, 2008 EcoSounds

Photo credit: fabbio You don’t have to tell me twice that going to a festival is good for me. I had the best time last year at The Green Man in the Brecon Beacons, Robert Plant was awesome and despite the mud (my children thought it looked like chocolate icing) and the rain, we had […]

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A boy band for the planet

by EcoStreet March 29, 2008 EcoSounds

Louis Walsh eat your heart out! Three Swedish Environmental Engineering students from the University of Lund have taken it upon themselves to form a boy band modelled on the likes of Westlife and Take That, but with a serious message. The Ekoboys’ euro-pop ballad “Echo in my Heart” is performed as an “eye-opener” on the […]

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