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How to Pay-back in January

It’s natural we want to spoil our loved ones (and ourselves!) with some new electricals and tech for Christmas. But did you know: Every year between Black Friday and Christmas the UK buys a massive 53.5 million electrical items That includes a whopping 7 million blenders for our New Years health kicks And 5 million …

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Low Traffic Neighbourhoods – See EFoE’s Position Statement

“Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) have a role in traffic reduction but are only a part of the solution”  says Friends of the Earth There has been a shocking increase of road traffic in Ealing, with an increase of 130 million (17%) in vehicle miles from 2012 to 2019. (1) “This has got to be reversed now”, …

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Low Traffic Neighbourhoods – Your Surprising Virtuous Friend?

Ealing Council has set up several Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) around the borough. These were installed experimentally to reduce through traffic. But some car drivers have objected to being prevented from driving across their area claiming that their LTN is causing them to drive further. In some examples they used the journey distance was so …

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Food Wastage – Use More Of The Food You Buy

Aim to Buy… Local products to reduce food miles Organically produced food which reduces the amount of harmful pesticides and fertilizers, using more sustainable methods of farming and crop rotation Animal friendly products which ensure a welfare standard Fairly traded products to ensure fairness and accountability to the farmers Try not to waste food and …

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