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A Volunteer Experience at LCRN

  I had a brilliant time volunteering at LCRN as the Newsletter, Press and Web Support Assistant.  I can’t think of a better way to have learned about the current state of the environmental movement […]

Repair in the Community: report back from the #Traidtalks series

Words by Kim Garratt   Last Thursday, I got to listen to three leaders in London’s repair community. Academic and ‘professional encourager’ Bridget Harvey of the Hackney Fixers, co-founder of the Restart Project Janet Gunter, […]

LCRN are accredited CIWM Waste Smart Training Providers

CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Courses

LCRN is proud to be hosting a new series of CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Foundation and Advanced Courses. The first course will take place on 21st July 2016. Vital for anyone with responsibility for resource […]

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Ecovillage talk and tour at BedZED, Sutton

Visit BedZED on Tuesday, June 28 (8am – 10am) to hear Bioregional’s co-founders explain how the design of this pioneering eco-village in south London has fostered a strong sense of community as well as helping protect the planet. This […]

Environmental funding

Greggs Foundation – Environmental Grants

Greggs Foundation – Small Environmental Grants value: up to £2000 deadline: 01 July 2016 Under the small environmental grants programme, projects should aim to make a difference to a local area with preference given to projects […]

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Real Nappy Week 2016

[View the story “Real Nappy Week 2016” on Storify]

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The Loop@Pembury is drumming up support to win an award (and much-needed funding) – every vote helps!

The Loop@Pembury (a project of the RePurpose network) has been shortlisted in the Jewson Building Better Communities Awards. Votes will give them a chance at much-needed funding to open a new reuse hub. To vote, just follow […]

Legal Consultant – Friends of the Earth

Consultancy fee: £5,830 for 8 weeks beginning 1 July Location: London Closing date: 30th May Interviews: 8th or 9th June Lawyer needed to advise environmental campaigner Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland […]

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NLWA – Provision of Waste Education Services to 14 Schools across North London

NLWA wishes to invite Tenders for the provision of waste education services to 14 schools across north London.  Details of the key requirements for the services are set out in the Specification together with the […]

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HEET Energy Efficiency Installer/Trainer

21 hours per week, over 3 days. Salary £18,466 per annum (£30,781 FTE or £16.91 per hour). Initially for a one-year fixed term contract. HEET is a not-for-profit organisation working in north-east London. HEET are looking […]

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Tender: Waste Less, Lunch Free Events in North London

TENDER FOR PROJECTS CONSISTING OF SERVICES IN RESPECT OF PROVISION OF ‘WASTE LESS, LUNCH FREE’ EVENTS IN NORTH LONDON   North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is running an extensive waste prevention programme from 1 April […]

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New Re-use Project Launched in the Grahame Park Estate

The launch of the new re-use project in the heart of the Grahame park estate was a great success with over 100 people turning up to find out all about it. The visitors to The […]

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TRAID’s late night shopping event – Thursday 21 April

Charity Shop Late Night & Fundraiser to Wear Sweatshop Fashion Out The fashion reuse charity TRAID is donating all sales made at a special late night opening in its Dalston charity shop to support garment workers in Bangladesh to […]

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Free Reclaimed Paint Membership available for organisations

Forest Recycling Project (FRP) is delighted to announce that their new membership scheme for reclaimed paint at The Paint Place is now available. The scheme operates a free membership for a range of not-for-profit organisations such […]

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Denmark just opened its first food waste supermarket   

  This seems like it’s going to be the first of many. The first-ever surplus produce store, called Wefood, was opened this week in Copenhagen by the charity Folkekirkens Nødhjælp. Fresh produce in store will […]

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New study illustrates what we all knew to be true: lifespans of household appliances are getting shorter

  A recent study commissioned by the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt – UBA) has found that the average lifespan of electrical appliances is shrinking, with the percentage of items replaced due to defects rising from […]

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Scottish government sets new target of 33% food waste reduction by 2025

Last week, Scotland announced bold new targets to reduce waste over the next 10-15 years. Environment secretary Richard Lochhead described the Scottish Food Waste Reduction Target as ‘the first of its kind in Europe,’ placing […]

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Update from Richard Featherstone

Richard has been spending the last 2 months visiting colleagues and friends at many of the reuse sector projects across the network.  This has not only kept him up to date with on-going concerns from […]

 

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