Sustainable Merton: New Energy Saving Handbook and Upcoming Events & Projects

Sustainable Merton’s Energy Saving Handbook

The team at local environmental charity Sustainable Merton has recently published their Energy Saving Handbook. Founded in 2007, Sustainable Merton aims to make Merton a healthier, happier, and more sustainable place to live and work.

Our Energy Saving Handbook contains useful information for everyone, including tips for saving money on your water bill and electricals and advice when making larger purchases like solar panels and heat pumps. It is a creative, fun, and free resource with an emphasis on improving health and wellbeing, connecting with the community, saving money, and being kind to the planet. It is also Merton focused so contains lots of references to local businesses and organizations.

Rachael Edwards from Sustainable Merton

Upcoming Events and Projects

3 November: Virtual Conference: Energy and COP26: Mobilising our Community to Respond to the Climate Emergency
6 November: In Person Event: COP26 Energy Saver Pop Up Event

Project Preloved: The social sewing community for people who can’t sew (but want to give it a go!).

Project Preloved is a series of four free beginner sewing workshops that will give participants the knowledge to make their clothes last and, at the end of their life, upcycle them into something new.

Workshops will take place at the Wilson Wellbeing Space in Mitcham. Each participant will receive a FREE beginner sewing kit and become a member of the Work and Play Scrapstore. More information about upcoming workshops can be found here. Afternoon and evening workshops available.

Click below to find more events, activities and initiatives brought to you by Sustainable Merton:

Links to Sustainable Merton @Wimblecomm:
Community Group – Sustainable Merton Community Champions – Wimbledon Community Association
Community Group – Merton Green Parents – Wimbledon Community Association
Community Group – Fridge Friends: Merton’s Community Fridge – Wimbledon Community Association

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