Recycle for Greater Manchester has teamed up with Junk Shop Manchester to deliver Free Sew Recycled classes across Greater Manchester.
A the Warsaw climate talks, would it take chocolate-less-ness to deliver the big climate action needed? It’s a flippant headline (though chocolate supplies could be threatened by climate change*) but I do wonder what will deliver the big political muscle … Continue reading
Recycle for Greater Manchester’s award winning upcycled fashion show returns to Manchester on the evening of the 20th November at MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry).
The need to curb the rapid growth in industrial livestock systems has been a concern of Friends of the Earth for many years; not least for the harm it is doing to wildlife globally and the heavy pollution load. In … Continue reading
This week the Chief Executive (CEO) of Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) called for a review of the government’s green energy levies. A call quickly taken up by Dabid Cameron, the Prime Minister. This followed SSE’s announcement of an average … Continue reading
Love your Bike supporters are invited to take a spin (or three!) around Manchester on a Brompton fold-up bike for only £1.
Cracking Good Food are delighted to announce that we are collaborating again with Recycle for Greater Manchester to deliver the programme of FREE hands-on cooking sessions for their 2013-14 Love Food Hate Waste campaign.
EMERGE works with the National Community Wood Recycling scheme collecting redundant wood from construction companies. We now provide a wood waste collection service across the North West and neighbouring area.
John Dennis introduces Manchester’s new supplier of sustainable wood products. At a time when the UK Government is subsidising large-scale biomass electricity generation, potentially putting woodland at risk, and firewood and wood pellets are being shipped in from eastern Europe … Continue reading
Ingredients 200 g plain flour, sifted 200 g caster sugar 4 tablespoons almond meal or more flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 5 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon white vinegar 225 ml water 2 … Continue reading
This recipe has been adapted from a recipe in Ottolenghi’s Plenty. You could alter the vegetable to reflect what is in season.
What do your savings support? Save with Triodos Bank and they will donate £40 to Friends of the Earth
You may have seen the Friends of the Earth – Make It Better campaign, where we’re encouraging everyone to really consider the impact that the things we buy have on our world. We’re calling for companies to be honest about … Continue reading
EMERGE Recycling are trialling the recycling of Tetra Pak plastic lids (the pouring mechanism) and the plastic tops from milk bottles. [UPDATE: UNFORTUNATELY THIS TRIAL SCHEME HAS FINISHED – BUT YOU CAN STILL RECYCLE PLASTIC BOTTLE TOPS AND TETRA-PAK LIDS … Continue reading
According to tradition, Valentines Day is when birds start pairing up before settling down to nest. So each year, this date kicks off National Nest Box Week, organised by the British Trust for Ornithology, who are encouraging us to put … Continue reading
A brief report on the “How ethical is your shopping basket” open meeting hosted by Manchester Friends of the Earth on Tuesday 12th February.
Here is a recipe for black bean burgers from Veganomicon, care of Cat, and guaranteed not to contain any nasty surprises! Ingredients 2 cups cooked/1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 tsp chilli powder, or to … Continue reading
Go Green Week is People & Planet’s annual national week of action on climate change in schools, colleges and universities. Students hold a week of activities to raise awareness every February and launch practical projects to showcase practical solutions for … Continue reading