Author Archives: Sustainable Merton

“This month we’ve spent over half of our time on the Phipps Bridge Community Garden watering and harvesting. The sheer volume of vegetables can be quite daunting – could you eat 20 kilos of large courgettes and 3 kilos of lettuce? – and once we’ve all taken as much as we want for ourselves and our …

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Posted on: July 30, 2018 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News

— Households and businesses in Merton, and across the UK, are being urged to save water as the ‘Monster from Morrocco’ (we had to throw this newly discovered name in there!) continues to sizzle and the demand for water surges. Yorkshire Water reports that daily water consumption has increased by up to an extra 200 …

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Posted on: July 26, 2018 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News

Book Review – Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson — Zero Waste Home. Well that sounds impossible. How, in this modern age, could anyone produce absolutely zero waste? It’s completely unfeasible to live life without plastic food packaging or bottled cleaning products… right? Whilst I was already using a reusable metal water bottle and dutifully …

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Posted on: July 19, 2018 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: News