The smart meter roll-out has received much attention, with scrutiny over costs and delays; concerns around privacy and security; and scepticism of the anticipated benefits… Much discussion has focused on how smart meters provide accurate billing, up-to-date usage information, and put an end to manual meter readings. However, another key benefit of smart meters is …

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Posted on: September 25, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
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Community Champion Steph updates us on Sustainable Merton’s work around air quality in Merton and her recent meeting with the London wide Air Quality Action Network… “The London Sustainability Exchange (LSx) and Friends of the Earth (FOE) invited local organisations to a networking session on 19th September 2017, in order to share knowledge about each …

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Posted on: September 25, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
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Figge's Marsh

Laura Collins – Friends of Figge’s Marsh, tells us more about the group’s mission to get a hedge planted along London Road… “Members of the Friends of Figge’s Marsh have been looking to get a hedge planted along the busy London Road side for many years (before FoFM even existed!). London Road is massively over-polluted, …

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Posted on: August 31, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
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This course has been designed by Green Academies Project in partnership with Morden Hall Park (National Trust) and Tooting and Mitcham Community Sports Club, with input from employers and colleges offering apprenticeships that students could progress into. Applicants must be aged 16-24 and be qualified below level 3 (eligibility will be assessed on application) Deadline …

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Posted on: August 24, 2017 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News