Travel & Transport
You may remember that some time ago I posted up a casting call from MSN for their Live Spaces Eco Trip. Well, they’re now on the road and you can keep up with their progress at Windows Live Spaces.
London has a new eco-friendly taxi service. Five Toyota Prius’s were delivered to Climatecars this month, with another three to arrive for next month. Climatecars join the growing trend in eco-friendly taxis. London’s other eco-friendly taxi company is GreenTomatoCars.
Ikea has replaced company cars with Honda Civic Hybrids, and has distributed 60,000 low-energy lightbulbs to it’s 9,600 staff. They also plan to be powered and heated by sustainable energy sources worldwide by 2012. Not bad going.
Fashion & Music
Triumph International have invented a bra that converts into a shopping bag. Strange though it may seem, this is a perfectly serious product. Can you imagine the looks you’d get if you whipped your bra off in the market to convert it to a shopping bag to carry your melons home in?
Iceland is the land of puffins, volcanoes, eco-friendly Vodka and amazing music festivals. If you are a US or Canadian citizen, you can enter Reyka Vodka’s competition to win tickets for you and 9 friends to fly to Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Enter here.
MSN and Treehugger.com have teamed up to host a video competition entitled: “What are you doing in your own backyard to help fight climate change?”. Enter your 1-2 minute video for a chance to win Live Earth tickets. This competition is only open to US residents, and closes tomorrow 23rd June, so get the cameras rolling.
Natural Collection is offering 10% off their entire range until midnight (GMT) on Monday, 25th June 2007. Plus you will get TWO free organic cotton string bags worth £6.95 as a special gift to celebrate their win at the 2007 Observer Ethical Awards. Hurry, the deadline is 3 days away!
Big Moon Mountain Organic Perfumery is offering the first 25 people who make a purchase from their new online shop a chance to win a ‘State of Mine’ 14K gold ring valued at $190. There’s a 25 to 1 chance of winning, so if you’ve wanted to try handcrafted organic perfume, now would be a good time to do just that.
That’s all for this week folks, have a great green weekend!