London Going Green!


London, like most places, is making an effort to recycle more, cut carbon emissions, conserve energy and eat locally.  Check it out…..

A “mini-dump” or recycling area in a central London neighborhood.

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Including bins for old clothes,books and small electrical appliances.

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London’s double-decker busses use green power! “Another red bus going green for LONDON”

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 Charging stations for electric cars!

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London’s power outlets turn on and off to avoid “vampire energy”.

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A charming neighborhood farmer’s market.  Of course Europeans have traditionally food shopped that way.

2nd marleybone farmers market

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10 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Lconnelly@lcaservices.com on July 21, 2014 at 12:16 am

    Very cool Bets !!

    Linda Connelly President/CEO LCA 1035 Market Street, Suite 550 San Francisco, CA 94103 415-546-5222 lconnelly@lcaservices.com

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  2. Posted by Tudy on July 21, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    I didn’t know the reason for switches on power outlets…good pictures of what is happening in London. I wonder how Paris compares? David and I leave on Wednesday. Love to you and Peter, Tudy

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    • Paris has always been extremely energy conscious, but neither city recycles as much as we do. They are moving that way fortunately though. But, wow do they smoke a lot!
      Have a wonderful time in London. How fun to be with your granddaughters!

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  3. Europe is far ahead of us.

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  4. Wow! They’ve come a long way since my visit in 1989. And boy do we have a way to go. Thanks for sharing, Betsy. So many clever ideas.

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