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Furniture Re-use – London Re-use Network With Brent Council having completed its move to the new Brent Civic Centre, and the end of their appointment process for furniture re-use, a lot of their surplus furniture is now available at the London Reuse Network.
Visit their website at www.londonreuse.com Or call their hotline 020 3142 8506 – open 8:30am-5pm Mon-Fri. They’ll be happy to hear from anyone interested as they’re trying to find a new…Continue
Posted on September 9, 2013 at 8:10
We are proud to announce that Brent Council’s status as a Fairtrade Borough has been successfully renewed for another two years with the following very positive feedback from the Fairtrade Foundation:
“Congratulations! We really enjoyed reading your application and finding out what you’ve been up to – it was great to hear of your plans for the future!”
A celebratory event of the Fairtrade Network will be held in mid July at Brent’s new Civic Centre. Exact details will be…Continue
Posted on June 13, 2013 at 9:32
When you eat food out do you ever find you’ve got some left on your plate and think ‘what a waste’?
It’s estimated that more than 600,000 tonnes of food waste is thrown away each year in the UK hospitality and food service industry. That’s restaurants, pubs, hotels, cafes, staff restaurants etc.
And it is a waste because most of this food goes to landfill where it generates harmful methane gas.
Some of the food is kitchen waste, but there’s also plate waste – food we pay…Continue
Posted on June 12, 2013 at 9:00
The French government has confirmed that it will force shops and commercial properties to switch off their lights at night in a bid to save energy and cut light pollution.Paris, the city of lights... until July 1st.
The new measures, which were introduced by France’s minister for ecology, sustainable development and energy Delphine Batho, will come into force on July 1st this year.
The ban applies to both interior lighting and the external…Continue
Posted on February 5, 2013 at 14:02