Sustainable Hackney
  • Hackney, London, UK
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Sustainable Hackney is a network of organisations and individuals committed to action for sustainability in our borough
Website
http://sustainablehackney.org.uk
Interests
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Education, Energy, Food, Transport, Green Economy, Waste and recycling, Pollution, Social Justice

Sustainable Hackney's Discussions

Growing Communities is recruiting!

Started Mar 27 0 Replies

Want to help create a better food system working a part-time, flexible job…Continue

Tags: food, economy

Could you be our next Treasurer?

Started May 14, 2020 0 Replies

Sustainable Hackney is looking for a new Treasurer.  Are you interested in supporting us by carrying out this vital function?Can you carry out basic spreadsheet work and accounting?   As a voluntary…Continue

Ecoactive - Director (maternity cover) required

Started Oct 12, 2018 0 Replies

EcoActive, a local environmental education project, is recruiting a new director (maternity cover).EcoACTIVE is a busy education for sustainability charity working with schools and community groups…Continue

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Sustainable Hackney posted a blog post

Climate Jobs - Building a workforce for the climate emergency

(edited by, among others, Fliss Premru, Sustainable Hackney member, who's the lead author of Chapter 7: Towards Zero Waste: climate jobs in the circular economy). Other contributors/editors include Martin Empson - who spoke at the first Hackney Climate Coalition meeting - and Suzanne Jeffrey, Hackney resident.See More
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Edmonton incinerator protest at Edmonton NLHPP

November 22, 2021 from 5:45pm to 7:30pm
Nov 22
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Sustainable Hackney / Hackney Climate Coalition members' meeting at Hackney Climate coalition & Sustainable Hackney steering group meeting

November 24, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
This meeting combines a meeting of Hackney Climate Coalition from 7-8pm with a Sustainable Hackney an open steering group meeting from 8-9pm.All members are welcome and invited to attend these monthly meetings which are held the on last Wednesday of the month.  They are also open events accessible to anyone interested in Sustainable Hackney's work and the Hackney Climate Coalition.Meetings, due to COVID are held on Zoom.  We will circulate an agenda and minutes to members but please contact us…See More
Nov 17
Sustainable Hackney posted a discussion

Funding for Community Greening Projects (Greater London)

Funding for Community Greening Projects (Greater London)Community groups can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000 to improve local green and open spaces across Greater London.The Our Space Award, administered by Groundwork, will support community greening projects which transform all types of open space such as parks, housing estates, town centres,…See More
Nov 11
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AGM and launch of Hackney Climate Coalition at Online

October 27, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
We are delighted that Mete Coban, MBE, will be the guest speaker at our 10th AGM on 27th October.We will be launching the Hackney Climate Coalition.  How can we work together to support and collaborate with each other and with the council in accelerating climate action in the borough? How can we ensure a strong Hackney showing at the London COP26 demo?We'll be reporting back and electing our steering group.  Please see our…See More
Oct 26
Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's event 'Hackney Fixers Restart Party'
"We will also be accepting donations of working laptops.  After refurbishment these will be distributed to local schools and community groups.  "
Oct 25
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Hackney Fixers Restart Party at Grazebrook School

September 18, 2021 from 11am to 3pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice.Hackney Fixers will be holding a Restart Party as part of Zero Waste Hubs from the London Borough of Hackney!Bring your device along and our volunteers will…See More
Oct 25
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Climate Emergency Roundtable with Meg Hillier at Climate Emergency Roundtable

October 14, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
This will be our second online meeting with the Hackney South and Shoreditch MP who is chair of the Public Accounts Committee.Global leaders are meeting in Glasgow between the 1-12 November to coordinate the urgent next steps we must take to prevent a climate catastrophe. Leaders will also present their nationally determined contributions (each country’s roadmap for cutting their national carbon emissions). It will be the biggest summit our country has ever hosted and one of the most…See More
Oct 14
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Design an Environmental Mural in Hackney - calling all 12-25 year olds at Mural

September 22, 2021 at 6pm to October 4, 2021 at 9am
AGE 12-25? Design a street mural to draw attention to biodiversity loss in the UK. Focussing on local UK species under threat, the winning entries will be painted onto walls in towns and cities across Britain for everyone to see. Winners will also receive a cash prize of £250 and see their winning design exhibited in galleries and projected onto billboards across London…See More
Sep 22
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AGM and launch of Hackney Climate Coalition at AGM and launch of Hackney Climate Coalition

October 27, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
We are delighted that Mete Coban, MBE, will be the guest speaker at our 10th AGM on 27th October.We will be launching the Hackney Climate Coalition.  How can we work together to support and collaborate with each other and with the council in accelerating climate action in the borough? How can we ensure a strong Hackney showing at the London COP26 demo?We'll be reporting back and electing our steering group.  Please see our…See More
Aug 9
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Hackney Fixers Restart Party at Grazebrook School

September 18, 2021 from 11am to 3pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice.Hackney Fixers are hosting our first in-person Restart Party his year as part of Zero Waste Hubs from the London Borough of Hackney!Bring your device along and…See More
Aug 8
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Art in the garden at Khadija’s and Hoxton Trust Community Gardens

July 31, 2021 at 2pm to August 28, 2021 at 1pm
Art in the Garden is a series of six FREE workshops taking place between July and August in Hoxton at Khadija’s and Hoxton Trust Community Gardens that celebrate being together outside and local gardens in the city!…See More
Jul 30
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Re-wilding Clissold Park Exhibition August 2021 at Biodiversity

August 3, 2021 at 10am to August 31, 2021 at 4pm
Pop in to see the exhibition and book your tickets for the opening event and family art activityThis August, the Newington Green Meeting House will host “Rewilding Clissold Park” – an exhibition of cyanotype prints, botanical illustrations and photographs of the rewilding “triangle” in this much-loved Hackney park.Drop in on Tuesdays and Thursdays in August between 10am and 4pm to enjoy this shout out for the weeds that keep our planet alive. Check out the cyanotype prints (“sun prints” which…See More
Jul 20
Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's blog post 'Is incineration the right solution for Hackney’s Waste?'
"An interesting report by environmental consultants Eunomia issued in December estimates that carbon emissions from incineration will be no better than landfill by 2035.  There is a serious risk that these plans will prevent Hackney from…"
May 8
Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's blog post 'Nature recovery in Hackney'
"In April we reviewed the draft Local Nature Recovery Plan as members of the Hackney Biodiversity Partnership.  We engaged with London Fields User Group and East West Bank Nature Reserve in developing our input and look forward to seeing the…"
May 8
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Relaunch of Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth at Relaunch

May 27, 2021 from 6:45pm to 8pm
Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth are hosting a relaunch event and they hope you can join them!  Please sign up here: Register The group wants to bring some new people and new ideas to support it to grow, and tackle pressing local and national environmental justice issues.They have run many successful campaigns in the past,…See More
May 6

Sustainable Hackney's Blog

Climate Jobs - Building a workforce for the climate emergency

Posted on November 24, 2021 at 17:30 0 Comments

(edited by, among others, Fliss Premru, Sustainable Hackney member, who's the lead author of Chapter 7: Towards Zero Waste: climate jobs in the circular economy). Other contributors/editors include Martin Empson - who spoke at the first Hackney Climate Coalition meeting - and Suzanne Jeffrey, Hackney resident.…

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Welcome to Mete Coban - Hackney’s cabinet member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm

Posted on March 10, 2021 at 12:00 0 Comments

We welcome the appointment of Mete Coban MBE to lead Hackney's efforts to tackle the climate crisis and we are pleased that he has already acknowledged the climate emergency as a priority.

Hackney formally declared an emergency in 2019.  We produced a community response to that declaration in November that…

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Is incineration the right solution for Hackney’s Waste?

Posted on March 1, 2021 at 9:00 1 Comment

Photo: Tim Lewis

The recent articles in the Observer and the…

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Walks connecting Hackney's Parks and Green Spaces

Posted on January 1, 2021 at 17:00 0 Comments

With the increase in use of green spaces for exercise we are republishing these walks.  It will be interesting to try them again to see how things have changed in the last 10 years.  Enjoy!…


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