St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: one planet living

LED there be light

Come and see if you can spot the difference – our lighting has been upgraded to LEDs, which will help reduce our energy usage and brighten up the centre at the same time! It’ll take some time to get used to no switches in the bathrooms where sensors will ensure no-one forgets to turn the […]

Posted 26 March 2018 | Tags: energy, Fix St Nicks, funding, one planet living, sustainability

Fixing it good

Thanks to funding from York Community Recycling Fund of the City of York Council we’ve been able to run a series of Fix It Café events. Over six sessions our fantastic Fixers were able to give a new lease of life to countless items and divert 378kg of waste from landfill. Amongst other things the […]

Posted 22 March 2018 | Tags: fix it, one planet living, recycling, sustainability, wastebusters, zero waste

Snow doesn’t stop Wastebusters

It has been a long time since we’ve had so much snow for so long but our amazing Recycling Team has been collecting recycling as usual throughout this harsh week. They even keep on smiling; see Lewis Outing’s photo for proof! The weather is certainly challenging and not just for people. There isn’t much food […]

Posted 2 March 2018 | Tags: climate change, one planet living, snow, wastebusters, wildlife

January roundup & time to show the love

As part of our commitment to promoting One Planet Living alongside One Planet York, we organised a big public talk by UK’s ‘King of No Dig’ Charles Dowding at the end of January. You can read all about it on our blog, where you will also find pictures from our Open Day for York Residents […]

Posted 12 February 2018 | Tags: Charles Dowding, climate change, one planet living, show the love, sustainability

Hot wastebusting report

What a scorching hot day we had for our Wastebusters’ Fest on 17th June! Still, we had a great day and made best use of the sunshine by inviting along Seggy with his solar cookers. Seggy is a member of Solar Cooking UK group on Facebook, which proves that the UK is perfectly suitable for […]

Posted 28 June 2017 | Tags: fix it, one planet living, wastebusters, zero waste