Ealing Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Support Group is holding its first event this coming Monday, 4 February, a clothes repair and making evening at the Northfields Community Centre in Ealing (details at end of post).
Share a cuppa with organisers Lucy and Mary, and bring any projects and clothes or fabric for inspiration and advice.
Please also bring along some small change (suggested donation of up to £2.50) to cover hire of room and tea and coffee.
Date: Monday, 4 February 2019
Time: 7.30pm to 10pm
Northfields Community Centre, 71a Northcroft Road, Ealing, London W13 9SS
Underground: Northfields (Piccadilly line)
Rail: West Ealing
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Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held at
The Toll House, Brentford Lock
on Tuesday 4th September 2018
Attending: Patti Horsnell, Douglas Benford, Virginia Fassnidge, Catharine Browne, Malcolm Crofts, Rukmini West, Sheila Churchill, Jules Tennick Continue reading
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BRAG members turned out in force for the Brentford Festival in Blondin Park on 3 September. The BRAG stand was devoted to plastic waste pollution, with display boards (see below) showing the devastating effects of waste plastic, especially in the oceans, rivers and seas, and how it affects wildlife.
City Bridge Trust is offering fully funded eco-audits and tailored support packages to third-sector organisations as part of the initiative to help ‘green’ the third sector, improving both organisational performance and reducing environmental impact. Continue reading
Veolia is rolling out a national disposable coffee cup recycling scheme. With 84% of takeaway hot drink consumers reported to still be using disposable cups, Veolia said its coffee cup solution aims to collect takeaway cups as soon as consumers have finished their drinks to reduce cup contamination and increase recycling rates. Read more at Recycling and Waste World.
Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held in the Toll House, Brentford Lock
on Tuesday 4th April 2017
Attending: Patti Horsnell, Hugh Picton, Rukmini West, Virginia Fassnidge, Wendy Mackenzie, Malcolm Crofts Continue reading
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The play, a mixture of fable and political commentary, provokes questions about the world we’re making for ourselves.