The film 'Plastic Ocean' screened by SH showed starkly the madness of using an indestructible material for throw-away…Continue
Added by Sustainable Hackney on November 16, 2018 at 22:00 — No Comments
Today is the day, five long years ago, that we held our first Restart Party at Passing Clouds. We were so nervous when we opened up, we didn’t know if anyone would come!
Just found these old photos https://sustainablehackney.org.uk/photo/albums/restart-party-thanks-to-kate-and-hth-foe …Continue
Added by James Diamond on November 16, 2018 at 16:15 — No Comments
Following a successful meeting at Hackney’s only Eco-schools’ Green Flag school, Orchard Primary School, several schools signed up to take on the Eco-schools’ programme. We've been into some of the primary schools to support them on the beginning of their journey.
An increasing number of schools are now appointing Sustainability Coordinators and pupil/school community Eco-teams to lead the Eco-schools’ programme. We have been to meetings and…Continue
There was cause for celebration at the end of October as a coalition of campaigners and protesters successfully beat off eviction notices in Ridley Road Market. This result came after weeks of anxiety for those affected and protests to voice their concerns.
A delegation of small traders…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on November 4, 2018 at 14:54 — No Comments
Fracking was headline news this September while at the same time dire warnings were sounded by the IPCC about the risk of runaway climate change. Fracking companies across the country are now poised to step up fracking for shale oil and gas and their flagship Caudrilla is readying itself to drill in earnest at Preston New Road near Blackpool. However, just a few days in and earthquake tremors interrupted their plans bringing them more negative publicity. Our…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on November 4, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments
Transport for London are consulting on changes to the Stoke Newington Gyratory.
It's been many years in the making so the first disappointment is how little time there is to discuss and comment, just six weeks.
Sustainable Hackney will submit comments and we want to hear from you. Please let us have your views and suggestions in response to…Continue