Sunday, August 20, 2017

Oakfield – What’s Next?
- A report from the Save Oakfield Society

As you may know, the Inspector Hearings finished towards the end of July at which point he lodged some written questions with the Council’s officers. Two of the issues involve SOS: who owns what, and how can sufficient green space be found for sport come 2030? We know a little, just a little more about when the Inspector will report. Meanwhile we continue to monitor the Press and press ahead to obtain charitable status, and keep up the pressure to protect our Green Belt.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Life of a Dead Battery

Ever wondered where all the batteries you put in the recycling bin up at Fullwell Cross Library end up? Well, the good news is that they don’t end up in landfill. The bad news is that they are all, every single one of them, shipped across to mainland Europe for reprocessing because we don’t have any facility to do this in the UK.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

High Street Habits

Well this is good news, I thought it was just me. What we have here are two contrasting surveys – one a survey of high street business owners and the other of their customers. And it makes for interesting reading.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Redbridge Flats Recycling League

The game is on. There are points and prizes to be won. If you live in a block of flats in Redbridge you should have a communal rubbish bin and a communal recycling bin. If you haven’t then get on to Redbridge council and complain. If you have then you are in the game and the more you and your neighbours recycle the better chance you have of topping the League of Flat Recyclers.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Going to the Tip

We all need to get rid of stuff from time to time. And some of us a bit more often now we have a new “improved” kerbside green waste collection service with bio-degradable bags that are totally unsuitable for anything you can’t compost at home. So here are a few tips on going to the tip.