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12/01/16 – Being Winter Wise… According a recent poll by Independent Age, around one-third of people in the UK aged 65 and over do not heat their home adequately some, most, or all of the time in winter because they worry about paying fuel bills.
Being ... read more
09/12/15 – Have yourself a handmade Christmas… Making and giving unique handmade gifts is a creative and thoughtful way to live a little greener this Christmas.
There are so many wonderful ideas to try, so here are a just a few to inspire you…
Make a cosy fleece hot ... read more
04/12/15 – National Tree Week 28th November – 6th December
It’s National Tree Week, so what better excuse to get out and about to explore Merton’s wonderful tree life!
Enjoy a winter stroll through your local park and take a tree hugging #selfie with your favourite, or ... read more
19/11/15 – Squash Gratin with Cheesy Pak Choi We found this tasty Squash Gratin dish amongst Sutton Community Farm’s seasonal recipes, and we couldn’t resist sharing it! A simple but delicious way to use up leftover veg…
Prep & Cooking: 60-70 mins
100g celeriac or celery
100g kohlrabi or ... read more
13/11/15 – Join Hugh’s War On Waste… Do you want supermarkets to take responsibility for the waste that they cause in the supply chain? Join Hugh Fearnely-Whittingstall on his mission to take on the food waste giants…
A third of food in the UK never gets eaten, yet ... read more
04/11/15 – Merton on the Move: Winter Challenge 9th November – 4th December
Get active, get healthier and earn rewards!
Challenge colleagues and create a team of 3 – 5 to take on a range of activities and sports as part of Merton on the Move’s Winter Challenge. The more you ... read more
28/10/15 – Tops tips for a green Halloween… The World Wildlife Fund have some great tips to make your Halloween more green this year. Here are just a few of our favourites…
Use old clothes for parts of your costume – tear old t-shirts, rip an unwanted pair of ... read more
21/10/15 – Autumn Energy Saving… With the weather turning (much) cooler and the Autumn nights drawing in, our energy use and bills will begin to rise very quickly.
Follow these few simple tips to help you enjoy and more sustainable and penny-saving season…
Leave your curtains open ... read more