Practical Actions green

Event Date Time Location Description
Lower Impact Transport Wednesday 06 November 2019 07:30pm Quakers Meeting House, Sussex Wharf, Devizes, SN10 2AE

In an open session we will explore the ways in which people have found lower carbon means of travelling - from flight free holidays through electric vehicles to walking and cycling more. We will also examine the barriers to low carbon travel and how we can fight to overcome them here in Devizes.

cycling along the canal

Thinking Vegetarian and Vegan Wednesday 04 December 2019 07:30pm Quakers Meeting House, Sussex Wharf, Devizes, SN10 2AE

A seasonal celebration with food brought to share and recipes to pass on. This event will explore the extent to which reducing meat and dairy consumption can assist in lowering our greenhouse emissions. Timed in advance of Veganuary 2020 this event may inspire you to try something new for the start of 2020!

vegan food

Repair and Reuse Monday 06 January 2020 07:30pm Quakers Meeting House, Sussex Wharf, Devizes, SN10 2AE

The first of two events considering how we can reduce the amount of stuff that we buy. This event encourages us to get more use out of things that have already been produced, by demonstrating how items could be repaired or upcycled.

needle and thread comupter repair

Reducing Energy Use in Homes Wednesday 05 February 2020 07:30pm Quakers Meeting House, Sussex Wharf, Devizes, SN10 2AE

With around 18% of UK CO2 emissions coming from heating buildings there is much scope for reducing our carbon footprint by improving the performance of our homes. Such improvements have the additional benefits of reducing fuel bills and making homes more comfortable. In this event Robin Brookes of Environomic will guide us in learning how to make our homes more energy efficient. Participants will be encouraged to make a plan for improving the performance of their home.

retrofit insulation

Seed Swap Saturday 15 February 2020 10:00am St Andrew's Church, Long Street, Devizes

Advance notice...

The Sustainable Devizes annual seed swap event will be held on 15th February 2020 in St Andrews Church Devizes.

We hope to also have a swap-shop and other stalls. If you are interested in having a stall there then please contact us.

2019 seed swap image

Ethical Shopping Wednesday 04 March 2020 07:30pm Quakers Meeting House, Sussex Wharf, Devizes, SN10 2AE

The second of two events considering how we can reduce the amount of stuff that we buy, is timed to fit within Fairtrade Fortnight . This event encourages us to consider the impact of things we buy, not just from a carbon emissions point of view but also from an ethical perspective. This encompases both impact on the bioshpere and on the lives of the people who produce goods.

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