The wonderful imagery of seeds sprouting, of fields and forests, backgrounded the story of seeds, the importance of having many varieti
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The latest film night in the Sustainable Hackney Films for Action series focused on river pollution and what individuals can do to make a difference. There is a lot we can actively do, beyond simply campaigning.
The well-attended event at St Paul’s West…Continue
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The UK's only all-organic food market turns 20 this year and is throwing a series of events to mark this special milestone.
Growing Communities Farmers' Market based at St Paul's Church in Stoke Newington is celebrating 20 years of better food this May! 🧑🌾That's 20 years of fair pay for our hardworking farmers & producers,…Continue
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“THE OIL MACHINE explores the complexities of transitioning away from oil and gas as a society and considers how quickly we can do it.”
On 11 March, Sustainable Hackney re-started its ‘Film For Action’ Programme by screening “The Oil Machine”. Gratefully, Vicar Niall Weir of St. Paul’s West Hackney once again provided the Church Hall as the venue and all projector equipment to show the…
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Hackney, like every other authority in the UK, is preparing a climate action plan and like every other authority it devises its plan on the basis of its own territorial boundaries. A major problem for plans like these is, of course, that climate knows no borders and trying to ‘fix’ the problem in one part of London without coordinating action with other authorities will undermine the whole project.
The Lea Valley Park and the Marshes, East London’s Green Lung, is the most…Continue
Added by Save Lea Marshes on March 7, 2023 at 20:30 — No Comments
In January 2023 we submitted our response to the council’s consultation on the draft Climate Action Plan and Council Implementation Plan. These documents will shape Hackney's response to the climate crisis and whether Hackney can deliver on…Continue
A new report about our local river was published this month (February 2023), London Lea Catchment - Water Quality Monitoring and Community Recommendations, that makes interesting reading for anyone wanting to find out about what’s been happening to its quality and management. A ‘catchment’ is the area from which water drains into the river and includes surrounding land and…Continue
Added by Clare Taylor on February 26, 2023 at 12:00 — No Comments
Don't like playing hide and seek with cold spots in your home? Use Thelma the Thermal Imaging Camera and save money on your energy bills.
Added by Kyra Hanson on February 23, 2023 at 8:30 — No Comments
The monopoly of the big six energy companies in the UK is undeniable. They hold a tight grip on the economy of these islands. It’s with this in mind that we were interested when an organisation that we hadn’t heard of called Power for People got in touch with us.
How they had found out about us is unclear, but they were pushing…Continue
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Fairtrade and Climate Justice - Choose the World You Want
This year's Fairtrade fortnight begins at the end of February and focuses on the theme of Climate Change and the catastrophic effect it is having on producers in the Global South.…Continue
Added by Sandra McLeod on February 16, 2023 at 12:30 — No Comments
You spoke, we listened! Due to a number of requests from Dalston locals, we recently launched a thermal imaging camera at the Dalston kiosk. With rising energy bills, we’re all looking for ways to keep costs down, and…Continue
Added by Kyra Hanson on December 5, 2022 at 16:00 — No Comments
Hackney council recently launched the consulation on their draft Climate Action Plan and we're preparing our response. It has taken them a while to get to this point, more than three years after declaring a climate emergency, but…Continue
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We want Library of Things to be an affordable way for everyone to get their hands on the items they need. But we also recognise that everyone's situation, incomes and outgoings are different - plus London can be tough on the bank balance as it is without throwing in a cost of…Continue
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The council has published it's draft Climate Action Plan as part of the papers for a Cabinet meeting on Monday 24th October.
You can download and read the documents here:
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With the launch of our brand-new Green Business Programme in Hackney, we answer any questions you might have about the specialist programme to help your business ‘go green’.
Who is the programme for?
The Green Business Programme is for small businesses and entrepreneurs who want to become more eco-friendly and sustainable. You must either be based in, or benefitting the area of…Continue
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I'm delighted to announce that you can now nab your tickets to our free DIY workshops, taking place at The Baths in Hackney Wick. Read on to find out what's in store and how you can get involved.
Learn DIY basics with Library of Things
Don't know your jigsaw from…Continue
Added by Kyra Hanson on May 31, 2022 at 16:36 — No Comments
A new interactive tool - addresspollution.org - is a free public service from Central Office of Public Interest (COPI). Every UK address is searchable, with air pollution data pulled from a national 20m/sq resolution model created by Imperial College London (ICL). To ensure accuracy, COPI sourced and mapped real world pollution levels recorded at more than 19,500 council monitors in every major town and city across…Continue
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