What is Greenpedia?
“Greenpedia” is an integrated platform which deals with a holistic, but friendly and easy approach on sustainability issues.
What is the purpose of Greenpedia?
The purpose of “Greenpedia” is to integrate existing and non-existing information on sustainability, in a novel approach.
Why the name “Greenpedia“?
The name comes from the two well-known words “green” and “pedia”, suggesting the idea of an encyclopedia of sustainability.
Which is the origin of Greenpedia platform?
The idea comes from a passion on everything concerning sustainability and ecology, after acquired related knowledge and trips around the world, where seen interesting, well done, built to last things in all aspects, that deserve to be known by the general public, too.
What was the source of inspiration for Greenpedia logo?
The idea of “Greenpedia” logo comes from an amazing symbol of sustainability: the ginkgo biloba leaf. Ginkgos are large trees, usually deep rooted and resistant to wind, snow or diseases, being able to adapt well to the urban environment, tolerating pollution, and are easy to propagate from seed, being considered one of the best-known examples of a living fossil. Moreover, ginkgo biloba is the symbol of Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, so it is also used in the memory of a year spent in Japan, where met kind people that have changed mentalities and lives.
What is different or special on Greenpedia?
Sustainability is such a large and generous term, that many matters could be transformed into sustainable achievements or developments. This is actually the key role of Greenpedia: to bring and integrate in only one platform pieces of information regarding sustainability from many different fields of activity, from industry to each person’s well-being. Another innovative approach is the fact that the users of the platform are encouraged to bring their own contribution by posting questions, answers, news or events on sustainability issues and even come up with suggestions on the structure of the platform to make it more interesting or more easily to explore.