Join us on Tuesday, 4 February, for our first meeting of 2020

BRAG’s next meeting will be Tuesday, 4 February, in the meeting room adjacent to the Residents Club Room at Brentford Dock, 1 Augustus Close, Brentford, TW8 8QU. The meeting runs from 7pm to 8pm.

We look forward to seeing you there, and afterwards at Green Drinks at the Magpie and Crown, 128 High Street, Brentford TW8 8EW.

Access to the Residents Club Room is via Brentford High Street (turn left onto Augustus Close) or Dock Road (opposite Morrisons). If you enter via Dock Road, turn right when you get to the path that runs parallel to the canal. Walk along the path until you get to the clubhouse.

November 2019 minutes

Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of the Meeting held in the
Meeting Room, Brentford Dock
on Tuesday, 5th November 2019

Attending:   Patti Horsnell, Hugh Picton,  Wendy Mackenzie,  Malcolm Crofts, Mary Taft

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Looking for plastic-free tea bags? Check out this list

The Independent newspaper recently published a list of plastic-free tea bags. Here are its picks:

Abel & Cole Indubitably Excellent Organic Earl Grey (The Independent‘s top pick)
Brew Tea Company Earl Grey
Clipper Organic Tea
Hampstead Tea Whole Leaf Home Compostable Pyramids
We Are Tea English Breakfast Tea
Eteaket Royal Earl Grey Tea Bags
Nemi Tea Green Tea
T2 French Earl Grey Teabag Gift Cube
Roqberry
Pukka Herbs
Good & Proper Tea
Twinings Loose Leaf Pyramid Bag
Teapigs Everyday Brea Tea Bags

To read the whole article, click here.

Greener Borough – Addressing the Climate Emergency workshop on 8 October

Hounslow Council wants to create a borough where residents feel proud to live and work and which is clean, green and sustainable.  In June 2019 the borough council declared a climate emergency.  This committed the council to develop a climate emergency action plan by December 2019, setting out how the council will work towards becoming carbon neutral, and ultimately zero carbon, as soon as possible. Continue reading

Litter pick with Councillor Lambert on 21 July

Want to help keep Brentford clean and hang out with your councillor at the same time? Then join Councillor Guy Lambert for a volunteer litter pick at 10am on Sunday, 21 July.

The event will start at St Pauls’ Recreation Ground — entrance by St. Paul’s CoE Primary School, at the bendy bit of St Paul’s/Lateward Roads.  It will cover the park and surrounding footpaths, then Albany Rd to Ealing Rd.

Litter pickers and green Hounslow Highways bags will be provided.

Directions

Rail: Brentford.
Bus: E2, 267, 237, 235