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red heart shape with 20 mph written inide - dsigned to resemble speed limit sign
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20’s plenty for Eastbourne

On Wednesday 23rd February a motion will be put to Eastbourne Borough’s full council asking them to support  the “20’s plenty for Eastbourne” campaign. The full…

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Clothing disaster in Ghana

The Environmental Disaster that is Fuelled by Used Clothes and Fast Fashion The dark side of the world’s fashion addiction. Many of our old clothes,…

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Renewable energy

Part 3: This recording is from session 3 of the Eastbourne and Seaford Eco Home Event from 16th October: Renewable energy. Further details and all the…

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How to save energy and resources in your home

Part 2: This recording is from session 2 of the Eastbourne and Seaford Eco Home Event from 16th October. Further details and all the resources prepared…

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Building in the age of emergencies

Part 1: This recording is from session 1 of the Eastbourne and Seaford Eco Home Event from 16th October: Building in the age of Emergencies. Further…

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plastic bucket full of food waste, all brown in colour.
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Aiming for Zero food waste (part 2)

Bokashi bin update This is part two of what could be a long running saga. See part one here. Four months after starting my Bokashi…

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plastic bottles, wrappers, bags and butt can end up in rivers when not disposed of responsibly
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Will you try the plastic challenge for August?

Keep Britain Tidy are running a Plastic Challenge for August. Sign up to receive a new challenge every week. Find out more and sign up…

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Posted in Advice Energy Open Houses Renewable Energy Solar Uncategorised

October Eco open home event for Eastbourne, Willingdon and Seaford

Go to event page If you are looking for more information on making your home sustainable, you could complete the Eco House survey to let…

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Hedgehog awareness week 2-8 May 2021

Next week is hedgehog awareness week – a week that seeks to raise the profile of Britain’s spiny mammal. Hedgehogs are in steep decline, but…

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Two Bokashi bins with tops, two small food waste containers with a cat passing behind. The cat is shorter and longer than a Bokashi bin
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Aiming for Zero food waste

My Bokashi bins have arrived, so I’m all set to begin my adventures with composting. Even with the best of intentions, when you’re feeding a…

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