Maidenhead Seed Swap

Saturday 2nd March 2024

Join us in the ECO Action Hub on Saturday 2nd March anytime between 11:00 to 13:00 for a seed swap! Get inspired to grow your own, see great ideas and get helpful tips if you are a novice or an expert. And you don’t actually need seeds to swap… just come along and join in!

What is a Seed Swap? “A great opportunity for gardeners to organize their seed collections and get rid of the ones they don’t want. They can also use the event to pick up seeds that they do want to grow. In all, it’s a win-win for gardeners and reduces wastage and cost.

Repair Cafe – Open Saturday 14th October

Here again: Maidenhead’s growing and successful Repair Café gives people’s broken or worn-out possessions a new lease of life! See people like yourself rebuilding, repairing and recycling things that might otherwise be thrown away. Opening again in our ECO-Action Hub.

Please register here if you wish to bring something for repair to reserve your time-slot: Or feel free to email the Repair Café team on repair.maidenhead@gmail.com.

We open from 10:00 to 15:00. Repair skills available at this next event include:
– small electrical items (excludes microwaves and large items)
– laptops/computers, phone repairs (except screen repairs)
– IT assistance(e.g. anti-virus, software updates)
– glass repairs, book binding, fixing picture frames
– basic woodwork, small furniture items
– sewing and mending, textiles repairs

We aim to fix anything, our volunteers love to solve problems!

We have published our future dates which also include:
– Saturday 14th October
– Saturday 11th November
– Saturday 9th December

Repair Cafe – Open Saturday 14th October

Here again: Maidenhead’s growing and successful Repair Café gives people’s broken or worn-out possessions a new lease of life! See people like yourself rebuilding, repairing and recycling things that might otherwise be thrown away. Opening again in our ECO-Action Hub.

Please register here if you wish to bring something for repair to reserve your time-slot: Or feel free to email the Repair Café team on repair.maidenhead@gmail.com.

We open from 10:00 to 15:00. Repair skills available at this next event include:
– small electrical items (excludes microwaves and large items)
– laptops/computers, phone repairs (except screen repairs)
– IT assistance(e.g. anti-virus, software updates)
– glass repairs, book binding, fixing picture frames
– basic woodwork, small furniture items
– sewing and mending, textiles repairs

We aim to fix anything, our volunteers love to solve problems!

We have published our future dates which also include:
– Saturday 14th October
– Saturday 11th November
– Saturday 9th December

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.

Hero image of difficult to recycle waste

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!

Maidenhead’s Repair Café open 9th September!

Open again: Maidenhead’s growing and successful Repair Café gives people’s broken or worn-out possessions a new lease of life! See people like yourself rebuilding, repairing and recycling things that might otherwise be thrown away. Opening again in our ECO-Action Hub.

Please register here if you wish to bring something for repair to reserve your time-slot: Or feel free to email the Repair Café team on repair.maidenhead@gmail.com.

We open from 10:00 to 15:00. Repair skills available at this next event include:
– small electrical items (excludes microwaves and large items)
– laptops/computers, phone repairs (except screen repairs)
– IT assistance(e.g. anti-virus, software updates)
– glass repairs, book binding, fixing picture frames
– basic woodwork, small furniture items
– sewing and mending, textiles repairs

We aim to fix anything, our volunteers love to solve problems!

We have published our future dates which also include:
– Saturday 9th September
– Saturday 14th October
– Saturday 11th November
– Saturday 9th December

ECO Action Hub Kilo Pre-Loved Clothes Sale 26th August

If you are looking for women’s designer clothes, clothes for your kids, or clothes you can repurpose and recycle -come to the ECO Action Hub on Saturday 26th from 11:00 to 14:00.

We’re running our inaugural kilo clothes sale and we have a LOT of great pre-loved clothing to offer you! It’s been pre-sorted and steam-ironed, and is all hanging up ready waiting for you!

How it works: Come to the Hub and start choosing clothes. Once you’ve picked your goods, queue at our checkout table where we will weigh your items and calculate your price (and any donations!)

The ECO Action Hub is an impressive place to help everyone learn more about climate change, eco action and what they can do – where we host events throughout the year such as Repair Café, Seed Swaps and now a Kilo Sale!

Maidenhead’s Repair Café open 9th September!

Open again: Maidenhead’s growing and successful Repair Café gives people’s broken or worn-out possessions a new lease of life! See people like yourself rebuilding, repairing and recycling things that might otherwise be thrown away. Opening again in our ECO-Action Hub.

Please register here if you wish to bring something for repair to reserve your time-slot: Or feel free to email the Repair Café team on repair.maidenhead@gmail.com.

We open from 10:00 to 15:00. Repair skills available at this next event include:
– small electrical items (excludes microwaves and large items)
– laptops/computers, phone repairs (except screen repairs)
– IT assistance(e.g. anti-virus, software updates)
– glass repairs, book binding, fixing picture frames
– basic woodwork, small furniture items
– sewing and mending, textiles repairs

We aim to fix anything, our volunteers love to solve problems!

We have published our future dates which also include:
– Saturday 9th September
– Saturday 14th October
– Saturday 11th November
– Saturday 9th December