Saturday, 14 March 2015

Tell Bayer to buzz off!

Tips from Friends of the Earth
Ask Europe's Pesticides Commissioner to stand up to chemical giants, and strengthen the current ban on bee-harming pesticides.
Please act now to keep bees safe.

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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Recycle unwanted paint

Tips from Friends of the Earth
Community RePaint is a network of paint reuse schemes across the UK. Last year, it saved thousands of litres of paint from going to waste by giving it to individuals and communities who needed it.
Find out where you can get or donate paint.

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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Justice for Indonesian activist

Tips from Friends of the Earth
On 27 February 2015, Indra Pelani, a 22-year-old farmer and activist in Indonesia, was abducted and killed. He had been helping monitor illegal activities in the forestry and agriculture sector.
Please help WALHI (Friends of the Earth Indonesia) call for justice.

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Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Get swishing and get free clothes

Tips from Friends of the Earth
Now spring is here, it's a great time to combine fun and fashion with a 'swishing' (or clothes swap) party with your friends. Get some fabulous, free clothes and accessories, without any damage to your bank balance - or the environment. Discover how to swish or find events near you.
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Monday, 9 March 2015

Foods in season in March

Tips from Friends of the Earth
March comes with some great flavours. Experiment with some new recipes to enjoy locally-grown spinach, purple sprouting broccoli, kale, spring onion, leeks and swede.
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Sunday, 8 March 2015

34 coffee filter tricks

Tips from Friends of the Earth
The humble coffee filter is surprisingly versatile for all sorts of little jobs, and as a paper product, it's pretty environmentally-friendly too. Try some of these 34 coffee filter tricks. (I think no 4 is brilliant!)
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Saturday, 7 March 2015

Make the veg the star attraction

Tips from Friends of the Earth
It's British Pie Week, and a great chance to make vegetables the main attraction in your meals. Discover all sorts of delicious veggie pies and tarts from allrecipes.comand delicious.
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