“Buy less, choose well and make it last.” Wise words from Vivienne Westwood. Amazingly tons and tons of clothing – a lot of it new clothes returned from online purchases – end up in landfill. But what can we do about it? I have gleaned a few ideas from my browsing on the Internet and … Read more
Do you like yogurt/yoghurt? I have always enjoyed it and as a fermented food it can be good for your gut as well. If you do enjoy yogurt and its uses in savoury and sweet dishes, then do you make your own? I have for the last 40 years and find it quick and easy. … Read more
How to adapt your 2050 window stickers to 2030 and Four Zero Waste Essentials – Willingness to Change, Patience, Things You Already Own and An Open Mind – here
Volunteer repairers from CFB Zero Waste group and Holt group Tools for Self Reliance were kept busy mending a selection of household items
Here are some items you can buy to reduce or cut out plastic. Starting at the top left of the photo you can see
Tired of seeing so much plastic waste in the bin? Wiltshire Wildlife Trust have a challenge if you want to make changes but don’t know where to start Join the Waste Free Feb challenge – even for just a day or a week Find out more here.
Read all about how to “Banish Plastic From Christmas”
The Repair Café on Saturday 2nd November 2019 was a great success. 22 people brought 29 items for repair by experts in sewing, bikes, tool sharpening and general repairs. Repairs included patching an inflatable dinghy!
Not 3 coins in the fountain but BOA’s 3 fountains and bottle refill stations in Sladesbrook, Culver Close and St Margaret’s Car Park are all now working
Update on Terracycle and other Recycling Points in BoA