Sustainable Hackney
  • Hackney, London, UK
  • United Kingdom
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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

XENIA seeking new staff member to drive fundraising and development

Started Mar 24 0 Replies

Xenia is a grassroots women’s organisation in Hackney on a mission to create more inclusive, equal and…Continue

Tags: justice

Growing Communities is recruiting!

Started Mar 27, 2021 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

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  • Sandra McLeod
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  • Russell Miller
  • James Diamond
 

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Sustainable Hackney members' meeting at Sustainable Hackney members' meeting

June 29, 2022 from 7pm to 9pm
All members are invited to attend the monthly meetings of Sustainable Hackney which are held the on last Wednesday of the month. This meeting combines Hackney Climate Coalition’s focus of engaging with the council on its climate action plan with the broader environmental focus of Sustainable Hackney.These meetings are accessible to anyone interested in Sustainable Hackney's work and the Hackney Climate Coalition.For the time being our meetings, due to COVID remain on Zoom.  We circulate an…See More
May 28
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Climate Safe Streets Hustings at Hustings

April 20, 2022 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Hackney Cycling Campaign would like to invite you to join them at their Mayoral hustings event on Wednesday 20th April to discuss Climate Safe Streets.   Please go along to show support for the asks and to ensure that the next Mayor of Hackney commits to policies to support cycling.Climate Safe Streets HustingsWednesday 20th April 2022 7.30pm The Redmond Community…See More
Apr 19
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Mar 25
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XENIA seeking new staff member to drive fundraising and development

Xenia is a grassroots women’s organisation in Hackney on a mission to create more inclusive, equal and welcoming communities.  Xenia is looking for the newest member of their staff team to drive fundraising and development going forward as they work to enable more and more women to connect, share and learn from each other. Could it be you?Find out more about Xenia and this job opportunity; …See More
Mar 24
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Sustainable Hackney members' meeting at Sustainable Hackney members' meeting

March 30, 2022 from 7pm to 9pm
All members are invited to attend the monthly meetings of Sustainable Hackney which are held the on last Wednesday of the month. This meeting combines Hackney Climate Coalition’s focus of engaging with the council on its climate action plan with the broader environmental focus of Sustainable Hackney.These meetings are accessible to anyone interested in Sustainable Hackney's work and the Hackney Climate Coalition.For the time being our meetings, due to COVID remain on Zoom.  We circulate an…See More
Mar 22
Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's event 'Great British Spring Clean: Mabley Park'
"If you want to organise your own litter pick then register with Keep Britain Tidy here https://www.keepbritaintidy.org/get-involved/support-our-campaigns/great-british-spring-clean You can also email waste.strategy@hackney.gov.uk to…"
Mar 17
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Great British Spring Clean: Mabley Park at Litter Pick

April 9, 2022 from 10am to 12pm
Join the Great British Spring Clean in Mabley Park on 9th April and help clean up your local park ready for the summer!Click here to register for the event so the organisers know how many people are coming.See More
Mar 17
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Register for Solar Together London: group buying scheme for solar at Online

February 23, 2022 at 6pm to March 15, 2022 at 7pm
Do you want to save on your energy bills and generate your own clean electricity?  Having your own solar panels can be a smart investment. Hackney Council is working in partnership with Solar Together London to make the transition to clean energy as cost effective as possible by supporting households to buy solar panels through the Solar Together scheme.Solar Together is a group-buying scheme which can help you through the process of buying solar panels and battery storage.  You can also…See More
Feb 23
Sustainable Hackney posted a blog post

Sign the petition - Stop the government attempt to stifle students from discussing the politics of climate change

From parents concerned about the Tories' Climate Education Strategy - Please sign and shareWe have started a petition asking for the clause around protest and campaigning to be removed from the Climate Education Strategy as we feel it is a violation of democracy and puts schools in a position where they will be failing students by not giving them the tools they need to understand and engage in politics. Could you please support us with sharing the petition?Here is the petition info:A draft DfE…See More
Feb 19
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Reel News night featuring the Stop Edmonton Incinerator campaign at Stop Edmonton Incinerator campaign and other campaigns

February 16, 2022 from 7pm to 9pm
Stop Edmonton Incinerator campaign with Delia Mattis from Black Lives Matter is part of a Reel News event tomorrow.First Reel News night for two years! 7-9pm Wednesday, 16th February, Clissold Park Tavern, 177 Green Lanes, N16 9DB - outside screening in beer garden FEATURING - Scunthorpe Scaffolder’s strike - Stop Edmonton Incinerator campaign (with Delia Mattis from Black Lives Matter) - -Resistance in Swaziland (with activists from Swazi Lives Matter). As ever, free admission …See More
Feb 16
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Hackney Climate Summit at Online

March 3, 2022 from 12am to 3pm
Hackney Council is planning a Climate Summit on 3rd March from 12:00-15:00 as the next step in engaging residents about the climate crisis.  The results of this event will inform the development of Hackney's Climate Action Plan which is due to go out to consultation in the summer.  You can register  here if you are interested in attending.See More
Feb 11
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Feb 8
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Sustainability Network online meeting: Stop the Edmonton Incinerator at Stop the Edmonton Incinerator

December 13, 2021 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday 13 December 2021 19.30-20.30London Hazards Campaign/London and South East TUC Sustainability Network online meeting: Stop the Edmonton Incinerator Come and hear about the greenwash and environmental racism and why we need to "pause and review" the plan by the seven London boroughs North London Waste Authority (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Harringey, Hackney, Islington, Waltham Forest) to rebuild a bigger incinerator in Edmonton. Look at changes in the law, prospects for waste reduction and…See More
Dec 12, 2021
Sustainable Hackney posted a blog post

Stop the Edmonton incinerator plan- Petition to Hackney's NLWA reps to pause and review

Stop the Edmonton incinerator planThe North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is poised to build a new bigger incinerator in Edmonton. Hackney is one of seven north London boroughs behind the scheme. Due to its size, cost and the environmental damage it will cause; we demand that the NLWA stop and reconsider the plan.  We urge Hackney's representatives to vote to pause and…See More
Dec 7, 2021
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Support the deputation calling for a pause and review of the Edmonton incinerator at Edmonton Incinerator

December 13, 2021 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Come and show your support for our deputation to Hackney Council’s cabinet meeting on Monday, December 13th from 17.30 -18.30.  Sustainable Hackney is calling for a 'pause and review' of the construction of the enlarged Edmonton incinerator. Its size and the fact that it will incinerate large volumes of waste that could be re-cycled means it poses a huge threat to air…See More
Dec 6, 2021
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
Nov 24, 2021

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Stop big fashion hijacking the grassroots repair movement

Posted on March 25, 2022 at 14:41 0 Comments

We've added Sustainable Hackney and Hackney Fixers as signatories of this petition protesting the hijacking of Repair Week by Primark, which, as a fast fashion retailer, is a totally inappropriate sponsor.  …

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Let's talk rubbish- You can make a difference today. We want to hear your opinion on your council services for recycling and rubbish.

Posted on March 25, 2022 at 13:22 0 Comments

Did you know that right now in north London, we are spending £40 million each year to burn the rubbish that is collected in an incinerator in Edmonton, north of Tottenham.

That means a lot of plastics, food waste, clothing and much more is incinerated  and not recycled ♻️, composted, or reused as…

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Sign the petition - Stop the government attempt to stifle students from discussing the politics of climate change

Posted on February 19, 2022 at 15:59 0 Comments

From parents concerned about the Tories' Climate Education Strategy - Please sign and share

We have started a petition asking for the clause around protest and campaigning to be removed from the Climate Education Strategy as we feel it is a violation of democracy and puts schools in a position where they will be failing students by not giving them the tools they need to understand…

Continue

Stop the Edmonton incinerator plan- Petition to Hackney's NLWA reps to pause and review

Posted on December 7, 2021 at 16:00 0 Comments

Stop the Edmonton incinerator plan

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is poised to build a new bigger incinerator in Edmonton. Hackney is one of seven north London boroughs behind the scheme. Due to its size, cost and the environmental damage it will cause; we demand that the NLWA stop and…

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