Monthly Archives: September 2011

National Carbon Footprint Day

This coming Sunday is National Carbon Footprint Day. Launched in 2008, with Marcus Brigstock and former London Deputy Mayor Jenny Jones, GLAM as patrons,  National Carbon Footprint Day takes place every year on October 2nd. The aim is to make it easy for … Continue reading

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Members Green Intentions

I have received an email from a member who questioned the green intentions of other members of EcoLovers, saying many had “no pretensions of being green”. Unfortunately, although we wholeheartedly encourage green principles amongst our members, we obviously cannot guarantee … Continue reading

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Pink Sunday at Tonbridge Farmers’ Market

Following on from my post earlier in the month, I’m hoping to attend Tonbridge Farmers’ Market on Sunday 9th October. It has taken on added significance because I’ve discovered that it’s a special fundraising date for the market, which is … Continue reading

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City centre canal to be transformed into wildlife haven

I read a wonderful article on which was detailing Manchester City Council’s efforts to make the Rochdale Canal more inviting to wildlife. Their intention is to install a “Vegetation Carpet” along the far side of the canal which is basically … Continue reading

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Tonbridge Farmers’ Market

I had an email last week but I’ve been rather busy so have only just been able to write about it. It was from Laura Flannigan, who runs the Tonbridge Farmers’ Market ( along with Steve Wood. Laura had been … Continue reading

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Community renewable energy project

I read with interest an article on about a community project in Ruswarp, Yorkshire that aims to raise enough money to produce an Archimedes screw turbine in the river Esk. The locals have contributed more than £50,000 to the project … Continue reading

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Making your love life more environmentally friendly

I was recently approached by Cindy McDonald, who as well as being a mum to a growing family also finds time to continue her career providing family counselling as well as advice to Christian singles on how to find the … Continue reading

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