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FootprintWire 31.7.12

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Today’s green news: Google’s new London headquarters achieves LEED Gold

DEFRA announces funding competition for eWaste recycling innovations on Business Green.

Anti-nuclear campaigners launch Japan’s first green party, promising to abolish nuclear power, in The Guardian.

Excellent overview of Germany’s push towards renewables in MIT Technology Review.

And finally… PENSON’s LEED Gold-certified Google HQ in Renzo Piano’s Central St. Giles Building in Covent Garden features balcony gardens and allotments.

Should RIBA have an annual sustainability award?

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