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

London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market

Christmas need not be a time of waste which is why Zero Waste Goods is bringing together “the best UK ethical brands for stress-free shopping that don’t cost the Earth” at London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market. Held this Saturday (8 December) at Hoxton Arches, between 2pm and 9pm, London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market features products and produce from brands who are committed to zero plastic packaging … Continue reading London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market

Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Wonderfruit, Thailand’s pioneering celebration of the arts and sustainable living, returns for its fifth installment this month. The four-day festival, which takes place in Pattaya from 13 December to 17 December, features live music, DJs, talks, workshops, art installations, world cuisine, meditation and yoga. Wonderfruit was created as “a 4-day celebration of the arts to catalyze positive impact”. The Thai beach resort of Pattaya, not usually known … Continue reading Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Lates: Natural History Museum dedicates its special evening to the environment

Natural History Museum dedicates its after hours event, Lates, to the environment this November. The special Late, which will takes place on Friday 30 November at the Natural History Museum from 6pm-10pm, is jointly hosted by the Natural History Museum and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). From seas of plastic to forest biodiversity, rising air turbulence and struggling coral reefs, Lates: Your Planet Needs You … Continue reading Lates: Natural History Museum dedicates its special evening to the environment

The Enchanted Woodland: Magical light display to transform historic arboretum

November maybe a time of shorter days and longer nights but it is also one of the most illuminating with Guy Fawke’s Night, Diwali and Syon Park’s Enchanted Woodland promising light spectaculars. The Enchanted Woodland will see the 600-year-old oak trees and gardens transformed by a light display, with its Great Conservatory completely illuminated in the centre of the historic arboretum. Syon Park encompasses 30 acres … Continue reading The Enchanted Woodland: Magical light display to transform historic arboretum

Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency

Want to know how to make a Bloody Mary from ingredients that would normally go to waste or how to identify and use ingredients from an urban green space within cocktail making? Then head down to the pop-up Conscious bar at The Refinery Regent’s Place, to inspire mindful living. Ketel One, eco-friendly specialists KeepCup, and wild food expert James Wood, launch a month long residency at … Continue reading Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency