food, Health, recycling, textiles

The Big Compost Experiment – Take Part Today

The BIG Compost Experiment“About The ExperimentWe would like you to help us investigate the role and effectiveness of biodegradable and compostable packaging. The first partof the experiment is a short survey: We want to know what you think of biodegradable plastics, what you do with them, and if you ever compost them yourself. If you… Continue reading The Big Compost Experiment – Take Part Today

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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

energy, food, recycling, textiles, transport

Carbon Choices – a book to consider

Carbon Choices - the common sense solutions to our climate and nature crises Geographer and energy specialist Neil Kitching has published Carbon Choices on the common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises.  Here Neil outlines five common-sense principles to tackle climate change and considers the community and social implications of the changes that are required.… Continue reading Carbon Choices – a book to consider

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TELFORD REPAIR cafe Relaunch

Transition Network is pleased to make a grant to Transition Telford of £2500.00 to support Telford Repair Cafe, in 2021 This grant is part of the seed-funding scheme of the Transition: Bounce Forward project, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. Transition Network has been delegated to distribute National Lottery money that has come from… Continue reading TELFORD REPAIR cafe Relaunch

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Bounce Forward – Transition Towns Network -Webinar Feedback

ALL OF THESE WEBINARS ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW  The first was the one that clashed with our own TT meeting. Nevertheless worth watching as it puts a lot in context. Led by Rob Hopkins, who started the Transition movement “What is the context for the next 5 years of transition?” Features Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall centre –… Continue reading Bounce Forward – Transition Towns Network -Webinar Feedback