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Posts from ‘October, 2010’

Sandwich Chain Opens World’s First Shop with Onsite Lettuce Factory

http://www.japanfs.org/en/pages/030270.html

Passivhaus Principles Applied to Refurbishment in the Social Housing Sector

This is what we can do in Bolton to blocks of flats. 85% Savings on bills 80% Savings of CO2 Introduction Tower Block Refurbishment A terraced house refurbishment Community Center

Terrace house -Passivhaus Principles Applied to Refurbishment in the Social Housing Sector

This is the kind of thing we can do to existing homes to make them more like the Denby Dale passiv house. They won’t be as efficient but they will be the next best type of home to live in.

The UK’s first Passiv House – £75 a year to heat

Presented by TV environmentalist Penney Poyzer ( BBC2′s No Waste like Home) Future Passiv is a short documentary which makes the case for Passivhaus ( translated as ‘passive house’ in English)  low energy building in the UK to a wider audience. Featuring Green Building Store’s Denby Dale Passivhaus project, Future Passiv outlines the many advantages of [...]

Bolton Wholefood Coop

We are a group of like minded people who care where and how our food, household products and toiletries are sourced. We have come together as a Cooperative to: – Work together, sharing the tasks involved in the ordering and distribution of the products. Help each other to develop the skills needed to run the [...]

The Power of Community’ how Cuba survived peak oil.

The Power of Community’ how Cuba survived peak oil. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and [...]

Are you living the ‘good life’?

Investment banker says 2010 is the end economic growth .. as we know it

Spin Farming – ‘small plot intensive’ organic farming

http://www.spinfarming.com

Hackney City Farm

For over 20 years, Hackney City Farm has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city. It offers an opportunity for children and adults to get up close to a range of farmyard animals.