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Hackney releases waste and recycling data

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

When will the council publish waste and recycling data for the last two years?

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…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on February 14, 2013 at 12:00 — 5 Comments

Transform: Edible East - Funding available to transform derelict land into food growing spaces

Groundwork London, London Sustainability Exchange (LSx), and the London Wildlife Trust have received funding from the City Bridge Trust, Defra, SITA Trust, and the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Programme to transform 70 areas of derelict land in the Olympic host boroughs (Barking & Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets,…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on January 11, 2013 at 18:10 — No Comments

Get posting!

We've revamped our discussion forum, with sections for…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on November 7, 2012 at 17:59 — No Comments

Sustainable Hackney supports Stokey Local

Sustainable Hackney supports the campaign by Stokey Local objecting to the proposed development at Wilmer Place.  To read more about the campaign see Stokey Local.

The deadline for comments on the proposal is this Friday 21st September.

Added by Sustainable Hackney on September 18, 2012 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Hackney Community Grants

Hackney Council's Voluntary and Community Sector Grants Programme for 2013/14 is open for applications.

The grants support the delivery of the six objectives contained in Hackney's Sustainable Community Strategy (SCS) which are:

  • Objective 1: Reduce poverty by supporting residents into sustainable employment, and promoting employment opportunities.
  • Objective 2: Help…

Added by Sustainable Hackney on September 7, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

An edible walk through Hackney

From the Royal Geographical Society, here is a Hackney walk about urban land use. Titled ‘Beans, berries and bees’ the walk visits urban spaces in Hackney being used to grow food and explores the potential of urban gardening in the borough. You can see the walk at the link here: Beans, berries and bees.…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on August 24, 2012 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Why not comment on Hackney Councils development plans? These are our initial thoughts.

**** NEWS 25th September NEWS ***

We've submitted our response to the Development Management Local Plan consultation.  SH.consultation.response.DMLP.pdf Thanks for your input.


Hackney Council is consulting on two important planning documents. Sustainable…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on August 15, 2012 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Future development policy for Hackney out for consultation

Hackney's cabinet has approved two new planning documents which will have a major influence on the future development in the borough.

The consultation period runs from…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on June 28, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments

Hackney Ward Forums

Hackney Council is replacing the previous neighbourhood forums with 19 ward forums.  Some forums have already started and others are having their first meetings in the next few weeks.

This could be an opportunity to get involved and get green issues onto the agenda for your area.

For details of the forum meetings for your ward see Hackney Ward Forums



Added by Sustainable Hackney on June 28, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

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