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Brighton & Hove Friends of the Earth are holding their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June 7th. It takes place at the Brighthelm Centre on North Road from 7.30 p.m.  With guest speaker Richard Dyer (National Transport Campaigner) talking about “Travelling Towards a Low Carbon Future” plus a free glass of wine.

All welcome. For those who wish to join/re-join the group we will be offering a half-price membership on the night. Please contact Callie – callie.lister@foe.co.uk or 07831 648 171 if you have any enquiries.

Did you know 30% of our waste comes from the kitchen? All those tea bags, banana peels, rotten apples. Currently most of this goes to landfill where it releases methane, the dangerous greenhouse gas which contributes to global warming. What a waste!

The Brighton & Hove Food Partnership believes we don’t need to send our food to landfill. There are other solutions to dealing with this food waste. Have you thought about community composting? Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re not able to compost at home contact Rob rob@magpie.coop and he’ll let you know when they start collecting (this Autumn).  The food waste will go to a large farm scale wormery project to make lovely compost. Find out more by visiting www.villagegreenrecycling.com

You can also opt in for recycling the council doesn’t collect e.g. tetra paks as well. Read the rest of this entry »

The Environment Agency has released a fact sheet about the waste transfer station (WTS) and recycling facility in Hollingdean.  The leaflet explains the agency’s role in regulating the site and who you can contact if you have questions, comments or complaints.

The leaflet is published as a PDF file and can be viewed or downloaded at this link – Hollingdean WTS Fact Sheet.

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