++ Wyre Forest Green Alliance ++
Important news! Transition Kidderminster has joined with other local groups to form the WFGA. Read about the group at their website.
The first WFGA event will be Art4Planet earth which will be a Virtual Exhibition from 18th Oct. Submissions invited 1st April to 30th Sept. We also are also planning a live local exhibition for 25th Oct. Full details and submission form at the special A4PE website
We have replaced our regular email newsletter with SLACK! If you are not already a member, email us for an invitation link
Past newsletters can be accessed here...
Restarts 1st May 2021
First Saturday of the month
At the Youth House, Bromsgrove Street, Kidderminster from 10:00 till 2:00
Bring your broken items for our volunteers to repair, tools sharpened, fabric repairs and more. There is free tea and coffee available - reusable cups available or you could bring your own.
plus a Freebie table!
NEW BBC CO2 foodguide - check it out here.
Bewdley Repair Cafe
At St George's Hall Bewdley, on the 3rd Saturday each month. Anyone can bring in broken items to be fixed by volunteer repairers.
More here . . .
Plastics are a scourge on our environment and they last a really long time. If Henry VIII had drunk from a plastic water bottle and thrown it on the ground, it would STILL BE HERE. We have taken disposable to a level which the world cannot deal with. Time to change. See the Four Rs heading for ideas on how to reduce plastic and other waste.
Photos from our monthly Repair Cafe
Transition Repair Café
Next is 3rd July. No pre-booking needed - just turn up on the day with your item for repair.
Free as always - donations welcome!
What is Transition all about?
Transition Towns have started up projects in areas of food, transport, energy, education, housing, waste, arts etc. as small-scale local responses to the global challenges of climate change, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy. Together, these small-scale responses make up something much bigger, and help show the way forward for governments, business and the rest of us.
Over the next decade or two, we will have to transition to a fossil fuel free future - essential because of the catastrphic effects of climate change if we don't.
Join us and help achieve these objectives !
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This quick Footprint Calculator helps you to estimate the climate impact of your own life. It is divided into various categories: transport; energy; food; waste; house building; other goods and services; and public services. At the end you'll be able to see how well you are doing, and be pointed towards ways you can try and improve this.
It's quick and easy to fill in - you don't need access to precise information. It may not quite fit your lifestyle so be creative and make guesses - but do be honest with yourself! Click the image left to find your footprint.
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