National Meadows Day: Celebrating wildflower grasslands and raising awareness of their preservation

National Meadows Day, an annual event helping to raise awareness about the importance of meadow preservation, is taking place across the UK on Saturday 6 July. The event celebrates wildflower grasslands in cities, villages, wildlife reserves, allotment or farms. National Meadows Day is an opportunity for people across the UK to showcase the wildflowers and species they have on their sites and in their communities. … Continue reading National Meadows Day: Celebrating wildflower grasslands and raising awareness of their preservation

ORIGINS Festival: Celebration of art, performance and debate honouring Indigenous artists and activists

ORIGINS Festival is a two-week celebration of art, performance and debate honouring Indigenous artists and activists. The festival, which is being held in venues across London between from today until 23 June, brings together some of the world’s indigenous artists and cultures to the capital through theatre, film, dance, healing rituals and talks. Among the events are a two-day workshop with Maree Clarke exploring Indigenous … Continue reading ORIGINS Festival: Celebration of art, performance and debate honouring Indigenous artists and activists

Open Farm Day: Discover real farming and get to know your local farmer at the UK-wide annual event

Farms across the UK will be opening their gates to the public this Sunday [9 June] as part of the national Open Farm Sunday campaign. The annual open day offers a chance for people to discover real farming first hand and see for themselves how their food is produced. It also provides farmers with the opportunity to shine a light on what it means to … Continue reading Open Farm Day: Discover real farming and get to know your local farmer at the UK-wide annual event

Urban Tree Festival: Walks through London where you can spot Hibiscus and Pineapple Guava trees

If you’re in London this weekend and you have an affinity for trees, head to the Urban Tree Festival on 18-19 May. The Urban Tree Festival features a series of walks, workshops and events in celebration of urban trees taking place across the capital. Highlights include a woodland walk in Wimbledon; a stroll through three of Bloomsbury’s parks, dominated by London Planes trees; and a … Continue reading Urban Tree Festival: Walks through London where you can spot Hibiscus and Pineapple Guava trees

Earth Day 2019: Protect our Species

Earth Day, celebrated in more than 193 countries each year on 22 April, this year focuses on “Protect our Species”. This year’s theme is designed to raise awareness of the role that plants and wildlife play in the ecosystem and the dangers of extinction many of them face. Earth Day Network is urging people to work together to protect endangered and threatened species including  bees, coral … Continue reading Earth Day 2019: Protect our Species

How to Show your Support for the earth this Earth Day [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

It’s no secret the Earth is facing its fair share of issues. With global warming, pollution and biodiversity decreasing, it’s more important than ever to help show our support for our planet. With Earth Day approaching April 22nd, there are all kinds of ways we can help bring awareness to the importance of taking care of the planet, not just for Earth day – but … Continue reading How to Show your Support for the earth this Earth Day [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The Big Spring Beach Clean: Head for the beach, river or mountain for the UK’s biggest clean-up

Around 30,000 volunteers at 500 beach, river, city and mountain locations across the UK are expected to take part in the Big Spring Beach Clean between 6 April and 14 April. The UK’s biggest coordinated beach clean-up, organised by Surfers Against Sewage, will see volunteers across the UK removing plastic from natural spaces including mountains, as well as contributing to the UK’s biggest ever Plastic … Continue reading The Big Spring Beach Clean: Head for the beach, river or mountain for the UK’s biggest clean-up

Restart Parties: Get your electronics repaired while having a good time

Fancy going to a party with your broken electronics and meeting new people who will help you fix them? Restart, a people-powered social enterprise that aims to fix people’s relationship with electronics, is hosting regular Restart Parties where people teach each other how to repair their broken and slow devices – from tablets to toasters, from iPhones to headphones. Over 60 groups in 12 countries have … Continue reading Restart Parties: Get your electronics repaired while having a good time

Save A Crust: Free cookery workshops demonstrate how to avoid bread waste and save money

Bread is a staple food in many households, yet up to 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day in the UK. In order to help households avoid bread waste and save money, North London Waste Authority has commissioned Keep Britain Tidy to hold some free cookery workshops to show residents how they can get creative with leftover bread. Seven free cookery workshops will be held, one in each north … Continue reading Save A Crust: Free cookery workshops demonstrate how to avoid bread waste and save money