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Zero Waste and the Perils of Plastic

By |2024-05-13T14:43:25+00:00May 13th, 2024|Articles|

On 24th March, Maree Sala gave an in-depth talk on the meaning of "zero-waste" and how plastic has become enmeshed in our lives. It was a highly interesting, but disturbing talk.  It covered plastic pollution, microplastics, the effect on the environment and the effect on our bodies.  But she also looked at our power as consumers to make changes in [...]

New Zero Waste Shop in Sydenham

By |2023-11-17T13:02:44+00:00November 15th, 2023|Articles|

You can now get refills for your household and personal care needs at Zer0Waste Eco-Corner in Sydenham. Tucked inside the community space that houses Dragonfly Yoga and Leo’s Café on Sydenham Road, this cosy establishment was opened in May 2023 by Maree Sala, who is passionate about reducing our everyday waste, and sourcing products with environmental and ethical credentials. We [...]

How Clean is Your Money?

By |2023-06-15T09:38:34+00:00June 14th, 2023|Articles|

Banking, Pensions and the Climate Crisis. By Holly Coyle What’s the problem? Would you actively choose to invest money in oil, gas and other high carbon industries?  Unfortunately, many of us are unknowingly doing just that.  Since the Paris Agreement, which is a legally binding treaty on Climate Change, UK banks have invested more than £3.8trillion into the fossil fuel [...]

Green Your Eats Competition Winners! Plus January Cook-alongs!

By |2022-12-15T13:06:39+00:00December 15th, 2022|Veganuary|

The votes are in for the 2022 Green Your Eats competition which celebrates venues in Lewisham offering delicious plant-based, planet-friendly food!   The winner is Eat of Eden on Lee High Road! Eat of Eden offers Caribbean-inspired, organic, 100% vegan dishes. “Fully plant-based. Range of options and all delicious!” “Truly the nicest lentil dish I've ever tasted!” “Genuinely the best [...]

Why Lewisham Council is being two-faced on trees and greening

By |2022-12-06T10:43:52+00:00December 3rd, 2022|Articles|

It’s National Tree Week and Lewisham Council is promoting tree planting. But the Council is giving new trees with one hand and taking older trees with the other. Lewisham’s tree planting hype is only half the story because it glosses over the Council’s casual attitude to existing trees. Here’s why. The Plane Tree threatened by Lewisham Council.  Senlac Rd SE12. [...]

Be the Power!

By |2022-07-15T10:04:35+00:00July 12th, 2022|Articles|

On the 30th June, we sent out a rallying cry out to Lewisham to Be the Power, and join us as volunteers at Climate Action Lewisham!   Around 25 people came to our event and listened to current volunteers talk about key local projects that we run, and how we need new volunteers and fresh blood to invigorate our plans [...]

Green Your Eats

By |2022-03-14T15:43:57+00:00March 14th, 2022|Film|

To celebrate Veganuary, we held a number of cook-a-longs with vegan chefs.  Take a look at the videos for inspiring dishes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUmLcHBXxsk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb2naws9aFo   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF-41AI6efc   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZGh3Ab3myw  

The Hacking Down of Urban Trees

By |2022-02-18T13:43:58+00:00February 17th, 2022|Articles|

By Zaria Greenhill & Paul de Zylva https://qwag.org.uk   The Root of the Problem: why are mature trees felled in urban areas?   Imagine you live in a Victorian house in Lewisham. You’re comfortable, you know the neighbours and the nearby amenities, it’s generally peaceful and offers security and a sense of place. It’s your home.   And then you [...]

Green Your Eats 2022

By |2022-01-18T22:34:31+00:00December 20th, 2021|Articles, Veganuary|

Welcome to Climate Action Lewisham ‘Green Your Eats 2022’. If you joined us last year, welcome back! Eating meat and animal products in such great amounts is one of the leading causes of climate change at the moment so reducing the amount of meat and dairy we eat is one of the best things we can do to lessen the [...]