Hackney Council has released waste and recycling data following a Freedom of Information request by a member of the Sustainable Hackney Steering Group:-.
Added by Sustainable Hackney on February 27, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments
Proposals for the Chelsea-Hackney tube line, first mooted in the 1930's are back on the table once again. A working group from business consortium London First, chaired by former transport secretary Lord Adonis, has published a report urging support for Crossrail 2 and favouring route option B below. If the proposals win political and financial support it will be at least 2033 before the…Continue
Added by James Diamond on February 27, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) - Exploring a pathway towards emancipatory welfare conditions in the EU ...
European Citizens initiative: A historical campaign has born | Basic…
Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on February 25, 2013 at 15:39 — No Comments
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Added by David Rees on February 21, 2013 at 21:04 — No Comments
the B.I.G. idea
Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on February 19, 2013 at 0:30 — No Comments
We're over half way through our winter sessions in Wick Wood. There's been a good turn out from a bunch of nice people, with all degrees of experience from nil to lots. You can still squeeze into one of the few spare slots this Sunday or Sunday 3rd March if you contact …Continue
Added by Hackney Marshes Users Group on February 16, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments
Fri 15 Feb 2013 @ Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children
... The Tree is a one year collaborative project, alternating weekly between Russell Higgs and cAt Monstersmith.
The Tree was initially believed to be a Tree Of Heaven, but…
Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on February 15, 2013 at 15:03 — No Comments
With the change to the new recycling system coming very soon we are left in the dark about what is happening to the amount of waste and recycling in our borough. The council has not published any data since December 2011 when the Annual Monitoring…Continue
There's progress at Cow Bridge. Last week a new lockable bollard appeared, and yesterday I arrived just at the right moment to see the spectacular uprooting of the gate and post. Apparently they'll be re-installed in another park, so this brand new kit won't be wasted. So, the bridge project is just about finished, and only 14 months…Continue
Added by Hackney Marshes Users Group on February 13, 2013 at 11:02 — No Comments
Hackney has the largest expanse of green space (815 acres) within inner city London but can we take this as a symbol for how green the borough is in general?
I’m a local Hackney resident and environmental documentary photographer. I try to tell stories through a series of images that encourage people to think more deeply about issues such as…Continue
Added by Climate Change Cafe on February 11, 2013 at 11:24 — No Comments
The Tree Nursery exists to provide trees for community groups to plant around Hackney. So it was great to get out in the park at Millfields last Sunday with the Millfields Users Group, parents and kids from the local Happitime Playgroup, and the Tre e Musketeers. An assortment of adults and kids (with personal plastic spades) planted seven trees, six of…Continue
Added by Tree Nursery & Forest Garden on February 8, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments
... the latest ink edition of Hackney Citizen is out and about from today ...
... it includes season 2 episode 3 of my ongoing fumetti COMMONPLACE on page 8 :)
... meanwhile ....
.the complete season…Continue
Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on February 7, 2013 at 23:45 — No Comments
... "- the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective - the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly: the guaranteed income" said MLK ...
- London Meetup - Sun 10 Feb in Camden…Continue
Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on February 7, 2013 at 22:46 — No Comments
A busy weekend of eco activity included woodland management on Saturday and tree planting on Sunday. Having finished planting 19 new trees on Hackney Downs in JanuaryContinue
Added by Russell Miller on February 5, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Volunteer power is continuing to transform Hackney's green landscape from over managed, conservative parkland into wildlife friendly, sustainable playgrounds for all. This is possible thanks to local experts, small grants and hours of dedicated volunteering.
2013 - the story so far…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on February 5, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
Hackney has the largest expanse of green space (815 acres) within inner city London but can we take this as a symbol for how green the borough is in general? Environmental sustainability goes far beyond simply maintaining parks and woodland to encompass recycling of natural resources, reducing our carbon footprint, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency, encouraging biodiversity, promoting cleaner air and growing more eco-friendly food. The challenge of sustainable development…Continue
Added by Climate Change Cafe on February 5, 2013 at 9:43 — No Comments
Londoners shouldn’t be left out in the cold
As many of you will know I have been campaigning on fuel poverty for many years. Each winter elders across London are faced with ever higher fuel bills and are often faced with the appalling choice of heating or eating. On Fuel Poverty Awareness Day last week I…Continue
Added by Michael Calderbank on February 4, 2013 at 18:05 — No Comments