Sustainable Hackney
  • Hackney, London, UK
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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

Growing Communities is recruiting!

Started Mar 27 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

Ecoactive - Director (maternity cover) required

Started Oct 12, 2018 0 Replies

EcoActive, a local environmental education project, is recruiting a new director (maternity cover).EcoACTIVE is a busy education for sustainability charity working with schools and community groups…Continue

Sustainable Hackney - Website Officer Role

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Diamond Nov 8, 2018. 1 Reply

Sustainable Hackney is seeking a volunteer Website Officer to join our Steering Group.  This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in our organisation as part of our communications team.This…Continue

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Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's blog post 'Is incineration the right solution for Hackney’s Waste?'
"An interesting report by environmental consultants Eunomia issued in December estimates that carbon emissions from incineration will be no better than landfill by 2035.  There is a serious risk that these plans will prevent Hackney from…"
May 8
Sustainable Hackney commented on Sustainable Hackney's blog post 'Nature recovery in Hackney'
"In April we reviewed the draft Local Nature Recovery Plan as members of the Hackney Biodiversity Partnership.  We engaged with London Fields User Group and East West Bank Nature Reserve in developing our input and look forward to seeing the…"
May 8
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Relaunch of Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth at Relaunch

May 27, 2021 from 6:45pm to 8pm
Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth are hosting a relaunch event and they hope you can join them!  Please sign up here: Register The group wants to bring some new people and new ideas to support it to grow, and tackle pressing local and national environmental justice issues.They have run many successful campaigns in the past,…See More
May 6
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Apr 26
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Growing Communities is recruiting!

Want to help create a better food system working a part-time, flexible job in a friendly team? Then apply and be an instrumental part of Hackney’s Growing Communities Non-profit Growing Communities is looking for an office manager to cover maternity leave for 10 months (maybe more). It’s a really flexible job – 13 hours a week on times and days that work for you. If…See More
Mar 27
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Hackney Marshes: the State of the Lea at The state of Hackney Marshes

March 23, 2021 from 7pm to 9pm
The river Lea at Hackney Marshes is threatened by pollution, rubbish & habitat destruction. What can local people do to protect it?About this EventPublic meeting for all users of Hackney Marshes.The river Lea is a London treasure. On the east edge of Hackney Marsh the Old Lea still runs in its natural bed. A kingfisher nests in the steep banks. Black bream…See More
Mar 19
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Hackney Fixers online repair advice session at Online

March 27, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? Hopeless hem?  You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice.Hackney Fixers and Restarters West London are hosting a joint online Restart Party in March!We'll aim to diagnose, advise on next steps and share skills and there may be some fixes along the way. Bring your broken small…See More
Mar 3
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A Waste Strategy Fit for a Climate Emergency? at Waste Strategy

March 22, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm
What on earth can we do about waste? Are existing policies fit for the climate and ecological emergencies?What can a Labour local authority, a Labour-controlled Waste Authority, a Labour London Mayor and GLA and a Labour Government do to cut back and deal with waste?Speakers: Nicky Gavron Councillor Rowena Champion – Islington Executive Member for Environment &…See More
Feb 22
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Feb 9
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Walks connecting Hackney's Parks and Green Spaces

With the increase in use of green spaces for exercise we are republishing these walks.  It will be interesting to try them again to see how things have changed in the last 10 years.  Enjoy!…See More
Jan 1
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Dec 7, 2020
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Hackney SUTR protest at the Museum of the Home

As Black Lives Matter protests exploded around the world, statues of racists were toppled after mass protests. The trustees of Hackney’s Museum of the Home held a public consultation on whether the statue above its door, of slave trader Robert Geffrye, should come down. Hackney people voted overwhelmingly for its removal.Then Tory Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden intervened telling the trustees…. ‘The government believes that it is always legitimate to examine and debate Britain’s history, but…See More
Nov 27, 2020
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Nov 21, 2020
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Have an input to Hackney's Parks & Green Spaces and Green Infrastucture Strategies

Photo Kate PolandHackney Council has launched a consultation on it's draft Parks and Green Spaces Strategy.   You can read the draft and have your say on the new strategy …See More
Nov 21, 2020
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Hackney council - Find out more about changes to your waste collections at Changes to waste collections

November 24, 2020 from 11am to 12:45pm
Hackney Council is planning changes to waste collections next year. These changes will affect residents in street-level properties (houses or houses converted into flats), but not those in estates.The Environmental Services Team is hosting a series of remote engagement sessions about the changes.  They are looking for a diverse range of Hackney residents to take part, but specifically in these groups: 18-24 year olds, older people, parents with babies, residents with disabilities and large…See More
Nov 13, 2020

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Welcome to Mete Coban - Hackney’s cabinet member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm

Posted on March 10, 2021 at 12:00 0 Comments

We welcome the appointment of Mete Coban MBE to lead Hackney's efforts to tackle the climate crisis and we are pleased that he has already acknowledged the climate emergency as a priority.

Hackney formally declared an emergency in 2019.  We produced a community response to that declaration in November that…

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Is incineration the right solution for Hackney’s Waste?

Posted on March 1, 2021 at 9:00 1 Comment

Photo: Tim Lewis

The recent articles in the Observer and the…

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Walks connecting Hackney's Parks and Green Spaces

Posted on January 1, 2021 at 17:00 0 Comments

With the increase in use of green spaces for exercise we are republishing these walks.  It will be interesting to try them again to see how things have changed in the last 10 years.  Enjoy!…


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Hackney Parks and "Housing" Green Space Strategy

Posted on December 7, 2020 at 10:45 0 Comments

Did you know that the new Hackney Parks and Green Spaces Strategy will affect green spaces on estates?  From next year the Hackney Parks Department will take on the management of 237 green spaces on Hackney's estates in addition to the 58 parks and green spaces they already manage.  That's why it is vital that estate residents have an input to the strategy…

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