The Frontline Club will host an event on Tuesday, 20 November, at 7pm, to release the results of an Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace UK survey of major UK grocery retailers, their use of single-use plastic packaging and their targets to reduce it. Continue reading
Ham Green Screen will show the film ‘Banking Nature’ on Sunday, 2 December, at the Ham Library community space.
‘Banking Nature’ concerns the growing movement to monetise the natural world: to turn endangered species and threatened areas into instruments of profit. Continue reading
Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held at
The Toll House, Brentford Lock
on Tuesday 6th November 2018
Attending: Hugh Picton, Douglas Benford, Patti Horsnell, Virginia Fassnidge, Malcolm Crofts, Wendy Mackenzie, Catharine Browne Continue reading
The event, funded by the North London Waste Authority, is a celebration of fashion, creativity and recyclability. On offer will be a repair cafe and The Big Swish Clothes Swap hosted by Betsy’s Closet Swap Shop. There will also be a Sustainable Threads panel discussion on the ground floor, plus entertainment, refreshments and eco stalls promoting how we can make a difference to our environment. Continue reading
A petition has been launched calling on the UK government to create a UK-wide waste and recycling system.
At a time of unprecedented increases in fly tipping and litter, Hounslow Council is finding it challenging to meet its commitment to making the borough cleaner and greener.
It has therefore organised a workshop on street cleaning this coming Thursday, 25 October (full details below), to seek views and input on people’s experiences and expectations both with council services and through its partner, Hounslow Highways, with the aim of improving the look and feel of the borough. Continue reading
BRAG will hold its 19th annual general meeting on Wednesday, 14 November, at 7pm in the Residents’ Club Room, Brentford Dock, Brentford TW8 H2U.
The AGM will consist of a review of BRAG’s activities in the past year, including our work at community events, followed by several presentations and a question-and-answer session. We will round off the evening with refreshments, where you’ll have a chance to chat with members and guests in an informal setting. Continue reading
Help brighten St. Paul’s Recreation Ground in Brentford by planting spring bulbs on Sunday, 28 October. Planting of the 2,000 bulbs purchased for the site will start at 10.30am – come for an hour, or stay the whole day. Please bring boots, a trowel and a flask. Any questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Venue: St. Paul’s Recreation Ground, Albany Road Brentford TW8 0PL
Date: Sunday, 28 October 2018
Time: 10.30am onwards
The next Ealing Green Drinks, on Thursday, 25 October, will be devoted to climate change, with a discussion on the theme ‘Heading for Extinction & What to Do About It’.
Co-hosts of the event are the Ealing Green Party, Ealing Friends of the Earth, Extinction Rebellion and OPEN Ealing; the venue is the Orchard Café, 5 Singapore Road, West Ealing, London W13 0EP. Continue reading