Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 94

Photograph of Crediton Market Square

Welcome to the July 2018 newsletter. Whilst we enjoy this glorious summer, it seems that the heatwave is being experienced widely across the northern hemisphere with record high temperatures reported from as far afield as Algeria, California, Georgia and Taiwan. Food for thought ....


Dates for your Diary
26th July

Visit to Exeter Energy from Waste facility

26th July

Want to get involved, or just find out more about Sustainable Crediton?

9th August

Off Grid Festival,Tapeley Park, Instow, North Devon

3rd September

Waste Action Group meeting

Regular Events
In case you missed it...
28th June

Review of Waste Action Group June meeting

Present: Esther, Anne, Polly, Caroline S, Chris F, Ruth L-W (love food hate waste), Emma Apol ...

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News Highlights

Top tips to cut down plastic usage

Top Tips for Reducing and Recycling your Plastic USE THE MID DEVON COUNCIL COLLECTION FOR RECYCLING YOUR WASTE PLASTIC Take shopping bags, and re-use bags for loose fruit & veg Try to avoid over packaged products - you are paying for it! Check for recycling symbols: b ...

Take it or Leave it

British café now serves coffee to go in ceramic mugs The disposable coffee cup disaster can be solved in such a way that also purges your cluttered kitchen cabinets. It's win-win for all! Imagine if you could go into a coffee shop, get your delectable latte in a china mug, and then walk out th ...

URGENT Our precious marine wildlife needs your support!

The Government is running a public consultation on whether to create 41 new Marine Conservation Zones - a type of protected area at sea - in the waters around England. We know that public support plays a vital role in the Government's final decision, so we need each and every person that loves the ...

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Household Supplier Energy Market study

Exeter University is looking for volunteers who have an interest in renewable energy to take part in a discussion group (focus group) study. The project examines how technology can be used to enable a new renewable energy market. Ultimately, it aims to build and test a technology-based system that ...

Waste Group at the Crediton Food Festival

The Waste Group worked in co-operation with the 'Love Food, Hate Waste' (LFHW) project run by Resource Futures. This featured a cookery demonstration using household surplus food that we may all have at home, transforming it into a delicious meal. Watched by an audience of around 50, Ruth Beckley f ...

Announcing the First Crediton Living Library of Food Memories

Saturday, 3 November 2018, at the Crediton Arts Centre. Food has extraordinary power to connect people. We feed members of our families. We form social bonds with others over shared meals. We give new life to the traditions of our forebears when we cook from their recipes and learn about the ...

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Don't Fast Track Fracking

New government proposals are trying to force through fracking despite mass opposition. Please drop measures to: ● Treat exploratory drilling as permitted development. ● Include fracking in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Regime. Read more...... Please sign the petition to st ...

Petition against logging: Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Here is an appeal from Rainforest Rescue asking for support for their petition opposing logging in the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. 'Dear friends of the rainforests, It's the African wilderness of our hearts: savannah and woodlands under a huge sky, herds of elephants wandering the grasslands a ...


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