energy, Event, general, Health

10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

An online series from RSM "On 16 March 2021, The Royal Society of Medicine launched a new 10-part series focusing on climate change. Whilst the world is currently in the grip of the worst health crisis in living memory, the growing climate change emergency poses a far greater threat to the health of humanity.”You can view… Continue reading 10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

energy, general, Health, recycling, textiles

Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/news/2021/03/reviewing-ways-reduce-“colossal-amount”-greenhouse-gases-generated-ppe-supplied-nhsA year on, and only now are has there been talk of ways of reusing some ‘single use’ PPE, such as face masks.  A YEAR! Over 3 billion pieces of personal protective equipment were used between February and August 2020, resulting in over 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents  Scenario modelling indicated that the carbon… Continue reading Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

general, Health, transport

Telford & Wrekin Active Travel Survey.

This is Telford’s latest consultation survey. We urge you to take time and fill in as much detail as possible. And share the link with everyone.The survey covers cycling, walking, and jogging, with plenty of opportunity  to comment in detail. There is also a opportunity to mention issues faced as a disabled user of paths etc, and… Continue reading Telford & Wrekin Active Travel Survey.

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Thinking of sowing – Slow down

Seeds will catch up in the warmer weather. The following is for Somerset! (so think a month later, here in Telford) Maybe your getting your seeds from Seedy Saturday, or maybe you’ve blitzed the seed catalogues and got too much in the garden centre! Tempting, isn’t it! February is a date to consider, if you're… Continue reading Thinking of sowing – Slow down

energy, general, transport

Silent Revolution of Electric Vehicles – but are we really just reducing our form of damage

There’s no doubt that Electric Vehicles in all forms, cars, bikes etc. DO produce less pollution when running, but at what cost of battery production, and recycling of batteries and parts as they reach an end of life. I own an ebike. Shortly after purchase the company went bust. There are tales of issues with… Continue reading Silent Revolution of Electric Vehicles – but are we really just reducing our form of damage