点废成绿 GREENING THE BEIGE

点废成绿 Greening the Beige (GtB) is an eco-minded arts collective and not-for-profit community network dedicated to nurturing awareness of environmental issues. 点废成绿 GtB promotes and celebrates earth friendly artists and organizations in Beijing.

GREEN QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Why are we being forced to choose between the economy and the environment? We tend to forget that without an environment we would not have an economy, as everything we consume and I mean everything comes from our environment."

~ Franke James (contemporary artist, photographer, writer)

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Green Themed Park Opens in Beijing

Taken from CRIEnglish.com.

Has Beijing become more aware of 'living green'? Apparently it has. A newly opened "Green" Theme Park has been opened in Beijing. Located northeast of the Bird's Nest, the environment-themed park covers 20,000 square meters and features five indoor halls including Noah's Ark, which highlights interaction between nature and human beings, Glass Hall, Art of Regeneration Hall, Paper Hall and Gifts Hall.

Green World Cup: Final (Replay). Spain vs Holland (a.k.a. 'The Netherlands')

Two weeks ago saw Spain lift the trophy for the Soccer (Association Football) World Cup. Then last week saw Australia lift our 'Green World Cup'. Unfair to the Soccer finalists, who we overlooked in our 'Green' tournament, let's see how the two equate:

Spanish Environment Factsheet
(How do they compare with their neighbours, France, Italy and Portugal)?

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Good Government = Green Government

Taken from The Guardian

Chinese customs officials seize thousands of dead pangolins

Nearly eight tonnes of endangered anteaters found on ship were destined for the dinner table, authorities say

* Jonathan Watts, Asia environment correspondent
* guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 13 July 2010 17.47 BST

Chinese authorities have intercepted one of the biggest ever hauls of illegally smuggled pangolins, which were almost certainly destined for the dinner table.

Meet the Beijing Juggling Group!

2010-07-19 20:00

Get together with the Beijing Juggling Group!

- Every Monday Night: A social get together for some juggling fun. Beginners and interested people welcome to watch or learn!

Every Monday Night (unless there is a concert/event in Yugong Yishan)
Time: 9:00pm-midnight
Place: Yugong Yishan bar at Zhangzi Zhonglu
Cost: This event is free

For more information and confirmation of the weekly meet-up please contact fede@natooke.com

- Every Saturday Afternoon:

A social get together for some outdoor juggling fun. Every Saturday Afternoon (unless rain or conflicting event).

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Chez Sludge: How the Sewage Sludge Industry Bedded Alice Waters

Chez Sludge: How the Sewage Sludge Industry Bedded Alice Waters
by John Stauber

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(Green) Cheeky Monkey Theater

Cheeky Monkey has recently started to work with a sustainable farming group and orphanage with ChinaRedneck.org to organize and create dramatic learning activities and events at their outdoor theater space at an organic farm in the Changping District of Beijing. Keep your eyes open for fun Summer and Autumn events :)

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China's "Green" Horizon

What's on China's environmentally sustainable horizon these days?

A great interview here with analyst Julian Wong (author of The Green Leap Forward)
breaks it down in a positively "green" tone, focusing on the country's clean energy race and drive to keep up with the west.

Oh my, how the times they are a changing.
The answers must be blowing in the wind...??

What is the Green Leap Forward?

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Green World Cup Results

Well, it appears that AUSTRALIA is the winning country "team" in the GtB Green World Cup series.

And as fate would have it, the winner of the voting contest, Natalaie Jane, happens to be from the Land Down Under, too. Congratulations, Natalie! I'll be in touch soon with how you can redeem your 300 RMB gift certificate from the World Health Store.

Green cheers :-)

Fixed Gear Bike Night Ride

2010-08-19 19:30

Get out and feel the wind on your face! Meet near Lama Temple and then head out for about 2 hours of fast riding. Other cyclists (not fixed gear) are welcome to join, too!

Place: Meet at Natooke shop www.natooke.com

For more details please contact ines@natooke.com

Fixed Gear Bike Sunday Ride

2010-08-01 14:00

Fixed gear bike ride. Get out and feel the air in your face. Meet near Lama Temple and then head out for about 4 hours of riding along a canal. Other cyclists (not fixed gear) are welcome to join, too!

Place: Meet at Natooke shop www.natooke.com

For more details please contact ines@natooke.com

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