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Learning to Tend to Our Grief

15 Oct 20

by Mena Kirmani   As we shift into the cooler months, we are surrounded by a grand shift in nature;…

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Sustainable diets and climate change. Does eating organic food help?

15 Oct 20

by Andrew Muirhead, Living Lighter volunteer My wife recently said to me, “You are less tolerant of food likes and…

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Sustainable transport – a personal perspective

1 Oct 20

by Andrew Muirhead, Living Lighter volunteer Andrew reflects on whether new technology means more sustainable transport options. Our lifestyle in…

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Autumn Equinox: Leaves & Seeds

18 Sep 20

Today we’re delighted to be hosting a small community celebration in the garden in the honour of the Autumn Equinox…

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Is it possible to refurbish a room without it costing the earth?

11 Aug 20

by Andrew Muirhead, Living Lighter project volunteer  My daughter shared her flat with 2 lodgers until recently. The flat was…

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Nature connection activities – one week to say goodbye to the swifts!

30 Jul 20

Swift bird (Apus apus) Credit: RSPB By Katie O’Neill I wanted to share this with the Salisbury community as hopefully…

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Lughnasadh: A harvest festival

30 Jul 20

by Susannah Phillipson It’s Lughnasadh this weekend! Celebrating the peak of high summer and the beginning of the harvest season….

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New flames of an Ancient Fire

17 Jul 20

by Francesco Benvenuti   In these past few weeks I have really started to feel an increased desire to see…

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Zero waste and eco-consumerism

9 Jul 20

by Mika Moriyama The ‘Zero Waste’ movement has grown massively over the last five years – zero waste stores where…

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