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Book your green certified hotel on

Eco Conscious Booking Like any other online travel agency, offers you the best hotels for the lowest prices. However, they feel they should make it super easy for you to choose the greenest hotel at the same time. Therefore, they highlight hotels that protect the environment, address social issues, support the local economy and preserve

Eco-Travel site Loco2 expands into Spain

Taking the train instead of plane can reduce your carbon footprint with as much as 90 percent. Loco2 aims to stimulate travellers moving to train journeys by offering the first pan-European online booking site for buying train tickets. The Rail-booking site offers tickets from a number of European railway operators in countries such as the UK,

Raw for the Oceans with Bionic Yarn

Dutch denim brand G-Star has entered an alliance with eco-textile Bionic Yarn in an effort to clean up our plastic oceans of waste. Bionic Yarn, an invention of Return Textiles, blends natural-based fibers with recycled plastic bottles retrieved from the world’s oceans and shores. The collaboration between Bionic Yarn and G-Star, called Raw for the

Wind turbines get a second life thanks to MiniPower

MiniPower, a Dutch startup founded by Maarten von Winning and Michiel Wanninkhof, focuses on the replacement and exploitation of used wind turbines. The company helps to relocate well-serviced used wind turbines to emerging places in the world. The startup is participating in the Rockstart Smart Energy Program. This is the third programme of Rockstart, which

Hermit Houses provide a sustainable retreat into nature

Originally designed by Daniël Venneman and Mark van der Net for the Oerol festival, the Hermit Houses concept has developed into a sutainable holiday retreat. The designers of the Cloud Collective wanted to offer festivalgoers a place to relax during the festival in their 14 square meter cabins. Today, Hermit Houses is a fast-growing collection of