Category Archives: Green Living

A small step towards zero plastic

By Bridget Wilkins Today in Waitrose I took a handful of paper mushroom bags. I couldn’t reach them so asked someone to get some for me and told them why, they replied ‘good idea’. I used them at the deli counter for cheese and no problems when I gave them the bags. They replied ‘ a lot of people […]
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THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING by Leslie Tate On June 17th Sue Hampton and I lobbied our MP, David Gauke, as part of the Day of Climate Action organised by Christian Aid, RSPB, Greenpeace and many other environmental and church groups. We were briefed beforehand by Friends of the Earth advisors and Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton […]
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Big push for local resilience – we’re hosting a Transition Conference

Sunday 23 March at Box Moor Trust Local solutions to Global problems We’re organising a conference day for the Transition Towns in Beds, Bucks and Herts.  Let’s not let the side down – we’d encourage as many of you as possible to attend at least part of the day.   The day will consist of […]
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Eradicating Ecocide – an evening with Polly Higgins

“Bunch of idiots”. That’s what one man muttered loudly as he walked past people selling tickets for a talk by international environmental campaigner and barrister, Polly Higgins. I prefer “bunch of do-ers!” Polly was coming to Ashlyns School to talk about ‘Dare to Be Great: Eradicating Ecocide’. Polly is lobbying the UN to make Ecocide […]
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The Energy Glut

The Ashlyns Lecture Series – 16th October 2013 On a dry, mild evening in October, around 100 people gathered together at Ashlyns School hall to hear Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ian Roberts, talk about “The Energy Glut”.  However, this was a lecture with a difference.  The purpose of the evening was not just […]
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SUMA – Bulk buying organic/fairtrade goods

I have been bulk buying from SUMA ( the wholefood wholesaler for several years now.  I mainly do it to save money on organic/fairtrade goods and cut down on packaging (for example I will buy a 15l box of ecover washing up liquid rather than 15 plastic bottles which I am happy to decant off to […]
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Climate Week 12-18 March 2012

Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future. Transition Town Berkhamsted are planning a series of events to mark Climate Week this year – films, market stalls, and schools competition to name a few. Check the website often over the coming weeks for further […]
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Green Thing

Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, “We didn’t have this green thing back in my earlier days.” The clerk responded, “That’s our problem today. Your generation did […]
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Lovely Mugs

Contact us if you want one of these beautiful mugs brightening up your kitchen!
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