Daily Green Wrap-up 11.October, 2012

Installing solar power in Denmark is going faster than planned, and the country has already reached its goal of 200 megawatts of solar capacity. This amount was the goal that the Danish government had set to reach by 2020.
Not long after, RAN launched a campaign against Disney, which included protests at the company’s corporate headquarters in Burbank. The campaign ended today with a big victory, in the form of a Disney paper buying policy that RAN’s executive director, Rebecca Tarbotton, describes as second to none.
The energy efficiency of electric buses from BYD didn’t get lost in translation, apparently. The Chinese company entered its all-electric buses in a fuel-efficiency testing program put on in Colombia by the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) and InterAmerican Development Bank (IABD), and the buses came up big.
While that JELLO pudding cup may look tempting, before you go in for a spoonful, just think about how much sugar fills that tiny little container. Instead of diving into a sugar and lactose laden bath, swap that sucker for a bowl of delicious raw chocolate pudding made from avocados! Healthy, filling and yummy, chocolate avocado pudding (aka “chocomole“) is a simple recipe that raw foodies devour all day long. Try out our chocomole recipe ahead — it takes less than 5 minutes to make, and did we mention it has chocolate?!
Industries that support a higher number of “green” workers who are making goods and services more environmentally friendly have experienced a higher rate of growth over the last decade than industries with fewer green jobs.
From auditing the value of Britain’s unused clothing to highlighting the astounding impact of food waste, UK-based charity WRAP has taken a broad-based, ambitious approach to slashing the nation’s waste and encouraging recycling and reuse.

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