Old Christmas trees being used to rebuild sand dunes along North Carolina coastline

Christmas trees, following their use over the holiday season, are being put to good use in restoring sand dunes on Carolina Beach in North Carolina. Cape Fear Surfrider Foundation is teaming up with the town of Carolina Beach to offer a unique and earth-friendly way to dispose of old Christmas trees to protect the shoreline. For the fifth year running, the Surfrider Foundation will host the Christmas Tree … Continue reading Old Christmas trees being used to rebuild sand dunes along North Carolina coastline

Superhero Clubhouse: Solstice Celebration brings together eco-theater

Superhero Clubhouse, a collective of artists and scientists who create fictional performances around environmental issues, are hosting a winter solstice celebration bringing together a selection of their 2017 projects. The Solstice Celebration, which takes place in New York on 17 December, will also feature new work in progress from the New York based co-op. Superhero Clubhouse say: “We [Superhero Clubhouse] create fictional performances rooted in … Continue reading Superhero Clubhouse: Solstice Celebration brings together eco-theater

Demand Energy Equality: Workshops on creating solar chargers and off grid energy

Demand Energy Equality is opening up renewable energy to all by running DIY workshops and building public art to engage people in the future of energy and the need to reduce demand. The south-east London based organisation works with communities, organisations and individuals spreading energy literacy, practical energy skills and increasing awareness of the need to fairly reduce energy consumption. Demand Energy Equality currently run two workshops – Introduction to … Continue reading Demand Energy Equality: Workshops on creating solar chargers and off grid energy

Apple Day: Celebrating the British harvest and local communities

Apple Day celebrations, reflecting the rich heritage of the British harvest and local communities, takes place across the country this weekend. Apple Day was launched in 1990 by Common Ground, to create a calendar custom, an autumn holiday. Although the charity and lobby group, Common Ground, have designated this year’s Apple Day on 21 October, the actual date varies between venues. Common Ground say: “From the start, … Continue reading Apple Day: Celebrating the British harvest and local communities

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan shares insights on world’s wonderful creatures

Wildlife cameraman and presenter Gordon Buchanan has had some hair-raising and endearing moments with wildlife, captivating audiences worldwide with his natural rapport with animal inhabitants of this world. The Scotsman will be sharing insights into his incredible experiences with some of the world’s most fearsome and majestic animals, as part of a UK tour, entitled Animal Families and Me, which runs until 15 October. Audiences, including … Continue reading Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan shares insights on world’s wonderful creatures

RiverFest: Raising awareness of River Lea pollution while celebrating local community

RiverFest is aiming to raise awareness of the River Lea, one of the unhealthiest rivers in the UK, and support its health moving forward, while bringing together community and celebrating local talent in Tottenham, north east London. Now in its fifth year, RiverFest takes place at Lordship Recreation Ground in Tottenham this Saturday. RiverFest features live music from local acts including Bollywood Brass Band and Drumworks, and food and … Continue reading RiverFest: Raising awareness of River Lea pollution while celebrating local community

Disco Jam: Food waste warriors cooking up a collective meal to tunes

Food waste warriors are coming together together for Disco Soup, a food waste jam-fest which will see them create a meal collectively using surplus food, all prepared to some blazing beats in the background. Disco Soup, which will be held at Mercato Metropolitano in London’s Elephant & Castle this Friday, is inviting 1,000 people to come and get involved in creating a meal using surplus food that otherwise would … Continue reading Disco Jam: Food waste warriors cooking up a collective meal to tunes