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  • 14/10/15 – Biology Week

    Close Up10th – 18th October 2015     Biology Week showcases the important and amazing world of the biosciences, getting everyone from children to professional biologists involved in fun and interesting life science activities. Test your knowledge of the wonderful world of living things and ... read more
  • 09/10/15 – Make a Morsbag…

    MorsbagsWith the new 5p charge for single use plastic bags hitting the headlines this week, we’ve been looking at ways for you to get creative and make sure your reusable shopping bags stand out in the crowd. Be a Morsbagger…   Why not ... read more
  • 24/09/15 – Waste Less, Live More…

    Waste Less Live MoreWaste Less, Live More Week runs from 21st – 27th September and aims to bring together organisations and people from all over the country to take part in activity which is good for people and the environment. Get involved and take ... read more
  • 16/09/15 – Choose. Change. Combine.

    CyclingEuropean Mobility Week  kicks off today and this year’s theme is ‪’multimodality’. The aim is to encourage us to think about the following…   - Choosing the right mode of transport from a range of options available. - Changing our habits and routine ... read more
  • 09/09/15 – Zero Waste Week

    Celebrate Zero Waste Week and pledge to become a ‘Zero Hero‘ to waste less and save money! With this year’s theme being REUSE, we decided to make this colourful pen pot using an empty tin destined for the recycling box. It’s a simple ... read more
  • 03/09/15 – Fiori di Zucci Fritti…

    Fiori di Zucci FrittiAfter helping out at our community garden in Phipps Bridge, Sustainable Merton’s Fiona took home a batch of courgette flowers to use in her homemade Fiori di Zucci Fritti (fried stuffed zucchini flowers). As the summer season has come to an ... read more
  • 24/08/15 – Courgette Cake

    CourgetteWe’ve been harvesting delicious courgettes from Phipps Bridge Community Garden this month, which Sustainable Merton’s Ruth has been using to make tasty treats for our trustees and allotment volunteers. Here are two of her tried and tested recipes for you to ... read more
  • 20/08/15 – Make the most of local fruit…

    JamsAre you a keen jam-maker? Do you like to make puddings or sweets? Why not use your skills to help make delicious treats using local fruits for Abundance Wimbledon‘s annual Fruit Day on 19th September! This is the group’s big fund-raising day ... read more