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Forthcoming Event: Pure London

When: 7 to 9 August 2011
Where: Olympia and Earl’s Court 2, London
Why? Pure London is one of the UK’s leading fashion trade events. A number of eco fashion designers are likely to attend.

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Introduction to Eco Expert TV

Kevin McCloud from Grand Designs

Tesla Electric Supercars

Racing Green Endurance

Peugeot EX1 Electric Supercar

Gumball 3000

Drink, Shop & Do

Lotti and Chris from Plan Zheroes

UCL Professor Calls for Clean Technology Race

Compassion in World Farming

Advocates for International Development

Renewable Energy

Introduction to Eco Karting

Akbar from Revolution Karting

Eco Karting – Driver Briefing
Eco Karting – In Kart Footage

Interview with Karting Champion

Post Race Interviews

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Carolina Wong designs clothing using a variety of materials including scrap metal.

Dresses Made From Balsa Wood
Natasha Wodzynski has designed a dress made from balsa wood. To find out more:

Review of Green Wednesdays by Nice and Serious
Nice and Serious is the UK’s leading environmental production company, screening environmentally related feature films on Wednesday evenings. I checked out their inaugural screening Food Inc. Well run event with thought provoking speeches and informal discussions afterwards.

There’s a lot of talk about animal cruelty in Food Inc. Perhaps another animal to consider is the 'elephant in the room' that few people talk about: global overpopulation, and therefore over demand of food! Not an easy issue to find a solution for, but that doesn't mean we ignore it. Something to be acknowledged in future films along these lines. and

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