Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to receive regular tips on how to enjoy a more sustainable environment and lifestyle. Here, you will also find all previously posted tips of the week.

  • 07/01/14 – Christmas Tree Recycling

    Christmas TreeFrom now until the 26th January, please don’t forget to recycle any real Christmas trees by removing all decorations and placing them at the front of your property (clearly visible from the road but not on the pavement), by 6am ... read more
  • 23/12/13 – Merry Christmas!

    1521860_626824767353382_1625759090_nTip of the Week… Have a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS!! We’ll be back in the new year with more news, info and tips for a more sustainable Merton read more
  • 19/12/13 – Wrapping it Up!

    present-wrappingHere at Sustainable Merton, we’re using old recycled + biodegradable shopping bags to wrap our Christmas presents. By reusing material which has already been recycled and refraining from purchasing new wrapping paper, you can save money and help the environment at ... read more
  • 12/12/13 – Christmas Portion Calculator

    Christmas DinnerChristmas is a time for indulging, but as more food is consumed, a considerable amount is also wasted. Enjoy a more sustainable (and less costly!) Christmas by using the Love Food Hate Waste Christmas Portion Calculator to work out just how much food ... read more
  • 05/12/13 – World Soil Day

    Soil AssociationAs today is world soil day, we thought we’d share a few tips from the Soil Association on how to care for our soil. 5 things you can do today to help look after our soil… 1. Buy organic. Organic farming looks after our ... read more
  • 28/11/13 – Tip of the Week

    Although many plants either die off or enter a state of dormancy during winter, now is the time for any gardeners and allotmenteers to grab your thermals and start preparing for the new year by clearing stubborn and unwanted weeds ... read more
  • 21/11/13 – Tip of the Week

    To keep up to date with Sustainable Merton/local news & events, why not send a message to, with your name included and we’ll send you a copy of our monthly newsletter. read more
  • 14/11/13 – Tip of the Week

    Interested in buying without packaging? Refill, eat well and WASTE LESS with Chick & Pea @ Merton Abbey Mills! Visit Chick & Pea every Saturday for organic, fair trade dried goods at excellent prices and don’t forget your containers! read more