Recycling: what about things like Pringle packets?

Confronted with seemingly non-recyclable waste? Here’s how ECO Action Hub is helping:: Terracycling provides practical accessible ways to divert hard-to-recycle items from landfills and incinerators.

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What is the ECO Action Hub doing to help: Have a look at this short video: here

Come and discover TerraCycling and more at the ECO Action Hub

Imagine a world where even the most obscure and unconventional items can be given a new lease on life through recycling. This vision comes to life at the ECO Action Hub, where we’re dedicated to showcasing innovative solutions like Terracycling. Our hub is a treasure trove of information, resources, and inspiration for individuals seeking to make a positive impact on the environment.

Terracycling, as one of our flagship initiatives, offers a clear path forward. It empowers everyone to take control of their waste, bridging the gap between everyday consumption and responsible disposal. By joining us at the ECO Action Hub, you’ll not only discover the power of Terracycling but also access a wealth of knowledge and support on your journey towards a greener, more sustainable future.

Let’s transform the way we think about waste, one Pringle packet at a time!

LAST CALL: “Imagine a brighter future” Workshop this Saturday

Join us for a fun and interactive family workshop, where we will use collage art to explore ways to create a brighter future for ourselves and our loved ones. This event is all about coming together as a community and envisioning a better tomorrow.

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We will engage in various activities and discussions aimed at inspiring positive change. From brainstorming ideas to sharing personal experiences, we will encourage everyone to actively participate and contribute their unique perspectives.

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or a child, this workshop is open to all ages. Together, we will explore topics such as sustainability, personal growth, and fostering a sense of community. By the end of the event, we hope to leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference. And take home some commemorative collages!

  • Our interactive workshop in the Hub is for children and adults of any age. Inspired by Rob Hopkins Imaginarium. It starts at 10:30 and will finish around 12:00 on 23rd September
  • It’s for people of any age from 7 to 77 (or more) and it gets parents and children working together around the table, and sharing thoughts, fears, ideas and a feeling of success. 

How to book on the workshop:

Here are some collages from other workshops:

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Come and join us at ECO Action Hub – The Nicholson Shopping Centre for a workshop filled with laughter, learning, and connections. Let’s imagine a brighter future together!

Join Us for an Inspiring Talk on Climate-Friendly Gardening!

Passionate about gardening and concerned about climate change? As gardeners, we hold the key to creating positive change in our environment. Our gardens can become hubs of resilience, supporting biodiversity, healthy soil, and sustainable crops.

🌱 **Discover the Power of Climate-Friendly Gardening** 🌿

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At this enlightening talk, the Waltham Place Farm team will share their expertise on climate-friendly solutions that will transform your garden into a powerful tool against climate change. 

Meet Andre Tranquilini: He’ll be leading the discussion and we’ll be generously sharing seeds with all participants. This is your chance to get your hands on some precious seeds and kickstart your journey towards a climate-friendly garden!

🌻 **What to Expect:** 🌾

  • 🌿 Insights into biodynamic gardening principles
  • 🌱 Tips for nurturing resilient plants
  • 🌻 Techniques to support local wildlife
  • 🌿 Strategies for building healthy soils
  • 🌱 Sustainable crop cultivation
  • 🌻 Seed Sharing with the team 🌾

🌎 **Let’s Cultivate a Greener Future, Together!** 🌿

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the experts at Waltham Place Farm, renowned advocates of biodynamic gardening! Share this event with your fellow gardening enthusiasts, friends, and neighbors. Together, we can create a greener, more sustainable future for all.

“Imagine a brighter future” – Family Workshop this week!

“Imagine a brighter future”

Join us for a fun and interactive family workshop, where we will use collage art to explore ways to create a brighter future for ourselves and our loved ones. This event is all about coming together as a community and envisioning a better tomorrow.

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We will engage in various activities and discussions aimed at inspiring positive change. From brainstorming ideas to sharing personal experiences, we will encourage everyone to actively participate and contribute their unique perspectives.

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or a child, this workshop is open to all ages. Together, we will explore topics such as sustainability, personal growth, and fostering a sense of community. By the end of the event, we hope to leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference. And take home some commemorative collages!

  • Our interactive workshop in the Hub is for children and adults of any age. Inspired by Rob Hopkins Imaginarium. It starts at 10:30 and will finish around 12:00 on 23rd September
  • It’s for people of any age from 7 to 77 (or more) and it gets parents and children working together around the table, and sharing thoughts, fears, ideas and a feeling of success. 

How to book on the workshop:

Here are some collages from other workshops:

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Come and join us at ECO Action Hub – The Nicholson Shopping Centre for a workshop filled with laughter, learning, and connections. Let’s imagine a brighter future together!

Plant-Based Eating Drop-In – 7th October

How can you help your health, reduce your own ‘carbon footprint’, or save on your food budget – and all while feeling good about making a difference? Plant based eating!

Drop-in & see, talk & be inspired: We’ve got ideas all ready to share with you!

We’re supporting RBWM this week in their promoting Plant-Based Eating to encourage everyone to buy seasonal foods, grow their own vegetables, to know they’ll feel satisfied with eating the right nutrients from plant-based foods. It’s a big week and a great message!

Drop into the Hub on 7th October: Our friendly experts will be on-hand ready to talk with you about plant-based eating, growing your own, saving money, being more self-sufficient.

  • Grow your own vegetables: Talk to our ‘experts’ and get tips on how to grow in a garden or a window-box, from seeds or plants. Come away with practical ideas to get you started!
  • Buy ‘better’ vegetables: hear why it’s ok to buy wonky vegetables (which may be cheaper), where to get them (or delivered if you want) and ideas to cook tasty meals with them.
  • Plant-based cooking: what do do with all those lovely vegetables; slow-cook, roast, stew? Add proteins and pulses? Make amazing salads? Get great recipe ideas and real meals!

All sessions run from 11:00 – 14:00 on Saturday 7th September. Simply drop-in & chat about plant-based eating. And also look at all the other fantastic information to help in the Hub!

… and look out for more information from us or RBWM on Plant-Based Eating this month!!

“Cultivating Climate Solutions & Unveiling Green Garden Secrets with Peter Gibbs”

Discover the secrets to greener gardening, embrace the power of weeds in your garden, and gain essential planting tips to thrive in scorching summers. Join Peter Gibbs in a thought-provoking conversation at the ECO Action Hub as he unveils the single most impactful change you can make in your garden to combat climate change.

🎧 Listen to the full interview here (5:20 mins):

Peter Gibbs

Peter Gibbs, a well-known figure from BBC Weather and the chair of Radio 4’s beloved Gardeners’ Question Time, along with his contributions to BBC TV’s technology program Click and Radio 4’s environment series Costing the Earth, will guide you towards a greener, more sustainable garden and a healthier planet. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make a difference!

This enlightening discussion is just one installment in our “Climate Conversations” series, brought to you by the ECO Action Hub.

Heat Pump AND keep your boiler?

Have you been looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Do you want to save money on your gas bills? Thinking about getting a heat pump … but realised you might need to make LOTS of changes in your house?

Have a listen to this climate conversation with Christph Grossbaier from Econic Energy. Christoph is all about helping people understand there are other options: a ‘hybrid’ heat pump working with your gas boiler may give the best all-round solution: making sure you have a system to heat your house when it’s really cold, significantly reducing your carbon output now, and all while saving you money lots of on your gas bills immediately.

Click on this link to see a short informal interview with Christoph: https://tinyurl.com/hybrid-heat-pump-discussion

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For anyone that wants to learn more about (hybrid) heat pumps, you can find out more onΒ goeconic.com.They are also running a leaflet campaign in parts of Maidenhead, so look out for an orange Econic flyer through your letter box and in the Hub!

“Imagine a brighter future” – Family Workshop 23rd September

Join us for a fun and interactive family workshop, where we will use collage art to explore ways to create a brighter future for ourselves and our loved ones. This event is all about coming together as a community and envisioning a better tomorrow.

We will engage in various activities and discussions aimed at inspiring positive change. From brainstorming ideas to sharing personal experiences, we will encourage everyone to actively participate and contribute their unique perspectives.

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or a child, this workshop is open to all ages. Together, we will explore topics such as sustainability, personal growth, and fostering a sense of community. By the end of the event, we hope to leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference. And take home some commemorative collages!

  • Our interactive workshop in the Hub is for children and adults of any age. Inspired by Rob Hopkins Imaginarium. It starts at 10:30 and will finish around 12:00 on 23rd September
  • It’s for people of any age from 7 to 77 (or more) and it gets parents and children working together around the table, and sharing thoughts, fears, ideas and a feeling of success. 

How to book on the workshop:

Here are some collages from other workshops:

Come and join us at ECO Action Hub – The Nicholson Shopping Centre for a workshop filled with laughter, learning, and connections. Let’s imagine a brighter future together!

Plant-Based Eating Inspiration – 7th October

How can you help your health, reduce your own ‘carbon footprint’, or save on your food budget – and all while feeling good about making a difference? Plant based eating!

Drop-in & see, talk & be inspired: We’ve got ideas all ready to share with you!

We’re supporting RBWM this week in their promoting Plant-Based Eating to encourage everyone to buy seasonal foods, grow their own vegetables, to know they’ll feel satisfied with eating the right nutrients from plant-based foods. It’s a big week and a great message!

Drop into the Hub on 7th October: Our friendly experts will be on-hand ready to talk with you about plant-based eating, growing your own, saving money, being more self-sufficient.

  • Grow your own vegetables: Talk to our ‘experts’ and get tips on how to grow in a garden or a window-box, from seeds or plants. Come away with practical ideas to get you started!
  • Buy ‘better’ vegetables: hear why it’s ok to buy wonky vegetables (which may be cheaper), where to get them (or delivered if you want) and ideas to cook tasty meals with them.
  • Plant-based cooking: what do do with all those lovely vegetables; slow-cook, roast, stew? Add proteins and pulses? Make amazing salads? Get great recipe ideas and real meals!

All sessions run from 11:00 – 14:00 on Saturday 7th September. Simply drop-in & chat about plant-based eating. And also look at all the other fantastic information to help in the Hub!

… and look out for more information from us or RBWM on Plant-Based Eating this month!!

“Imagine a brighter future” – Family Workshop 23rd September

“Imagine a brighter future”

Join us for a fun and interactive family workshop, where we will use collage art to explore ways to create a brighter future for ourselves and our loved ones. This event is all about coming together as a community and envisioning a better tomorrow.

We will engage in various activities and discussions aimed at inspiring positive change. From brainstorming ideas to sharing personal experiences, we will encourage everyone to actively participate and contribute their unique perspectives.

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or a child, this workshop is open to all ages. Together, we will explore topics such as sustainability, personal growth, and fostering a sense of community. By the end of the event, we hope to leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference. And take home some commemorative collages!

  • Our interactive workshop in the Hub is for children and adults of any age. Inspired by Rob Hopkins Imaginarium. It starts at 10:30 and will finish around 12:00 on 23rd September
  • It’s for people of any age from 7 to 77 (or more) and it gets parents and children working together around the table, and sharing thoughts, fears, ideas and a feeling of success. 

How to book on the workshop:

Here are some collages from other workshops:

Come and join us at ECO Action Hub – The Nicholson Shopping Centre for a workshop filled with laughter, learning, and connections. Let’s imagine a brighter future together!