February 2020 minutes

Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held in the
Meeting Room, Brentford Dock      
on Tuesday 4th February 2020

Attending:   Patti Horsnell,  Wendy Mackenzie,  Virginia Fassnidge,  Catharine  Browne, Rukmini West Continue reading

Save the date: Help make Brentford greener on 28 March

A message from our friends at Air Quality Brentford:

Please save the date to help green up Brentford Market Square: Saturday 28 March 2020

As part of our efforts to #MakeBrentfordGreener we’ve ordered some large containers for Brentford Market Square. They are being delivered on the morning of Saturday 28 March 2020 and we’re organising a community planting project on same morning. Please save the date in your diaries if you’d like to come along and help.

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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
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