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.


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



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

london  double decker busses


 Charging stations for electric cars!



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

english plug

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

2nd marleybone farmers market

marleybone farmers market

10 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by 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



  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

    Sent from my iPhone



    • 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!


  3. Europe is far ahead of us.


  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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