Clean Air London

London’s toxic air is a health crisis, with 9,000+ Londoners dying early every year as a result of air pollution.   So what is the Mayor of London – Sadiq Khan doing about it? Introducing a toxicity charge -The oldest polluting vehicles in central London will be charged from October. Ultra low emission zone - Introducing the world’s first new emission standards to rid central …

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Posted on: July 20, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News
Wheelie Bins

In 2018 Merton Council intend introducing a new system of waste collection and recycling.  It will involve the introduction of large wheelie bins to almost every home in the borough and has been met with a great deal of scepticism from some Merton residents.   The Proposals… wheelie bins for most households food waste collected …

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Posted on: July 17, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
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On 12th July, over twenty-five delegates met at Vestry Hall, Mitcham, to take part in Merton’s Food Poverty Action Seminar, hosted by Sustainable Merton. We were very lucky to have a great line up of speakers kick off the morning. Simon Shaw (Sustain), Viv Taylor (OLIO – the food sharing app), and Miguel Gonzalez (‘The …

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Posted on: July 14, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
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Morden Hall Park’s new Community Kitchen Garden project aims to bring the community together no matter their age, ability, religion, disability or mental health. A warm, welcoming environment for everyone to be themselves and to learn new skills for their future. An outdoor space where they can feel comfortable and make friends whilst helping and encouraging each other. …

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Posted on: July 13, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News