‘For The Love Of…’ is The Climate Coalition’s campaign for action on climate change to protect the things we all love, from the British coastline to people everywhere. Their mission is to make the world’s energy use 100% ‘clean’ within a generation. Show the love for the places, people and life that we want to protect. … More Share the love this February.
Recently, the news broke of a fire in Manchester’s Chinatown inside of a warehouse. Tragically, it was later discovered that two people were inside of the warehouse, believed to be sleeping rough. This proved a stark reminder of how hard and sometimes dangerous life can be for those living on the streets in our major … More How can we all help those who are homeless? – Helen Tandy
I watched the coffee cup episode of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s War on Waste, in August while on my zero spend challenge. Coffee shop coffee was off the menu that month and I did miss my odd Cappuccino. I don’t buy them often, instead opting for fresh Fairtrade coffee made at home or Organic Mint tea which … More The great coffee debate – Helen Tandy
Over the last few years, ever since I was encouraged by one of my clients at Castlefield Advisory Partner in Oxford I have made a habit of dedicating one week of the year to finishing the breadline challenge. The Breadline Challenge is a campaign to raise awareness of what it can be like to … More The Breadline Challenge- Helen Tandy and Castlefield
Drivers on the A41 in Chester the afternoon of Saturday 29th October, were surprised to see three giant bees crossing the road with pumpkins. Why was this? The bees (including me) were members of Chester & District Friends of the Earth, we had been at The Piper Hoole as part of The Food Assembly’s Halloween … More Why are bees important to the Halloween pumpkin? – Helen Tandy
The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, let’s change that this year! This is our first Pumpkin Rescue. The cook book has been developed as part of our campaign, with tried and tested recipes with the help of my colleagues at Castlefield Partnership. Pumpkin Rescue is part of a Zero Food Waste Britain which … More Chester & District Friends of the Earth Pumpkin Cook Book
I live in Broughton, Flintshire, Wales which is just over the English/Welsh border. During August and September I spent a lot of time researching zero waste and recycling based around – The Rubbish Diet, Zero Waste Week, Recycle Week and Waste Less Live More Week.…read more… see my blog.. One thing that became very apparent speaking to … More Flintshire County Council plans to fine residents for landfill waste- Helen Tandy