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Posts Tagged ‘St Pauls’

Squatting in the Community: Bristol’s Factory Reoccupied

A commitment to rent-free space for social projects gets the Factory in Bristol up and running.

Written by Amelia Wells

I have to honestly admit that I don't really THINK about sustainability in my everyday life. I even recycle without thinking because it is such a natural process to me. You don't consciously think about why you drink tea from a cup and not from a bowl or why you pee into the toilet and not into the basin.  
I think you're only truly sustainable when it's a part of your way of life, healing just like a diet is pointless unless you actually change your lifestyle and habits. In keeping with this, shop I came across a test with a perfectly relevant name: "My Habbit". You can check out your own carbon footprint and you might be surprised at how easy it is to change really small habits. 

Whilst taking the test it visualises your carbon footprint in the form of a strange and creepy semi-alien computer-generated human body. Proportionally distorting a human’s body parts in order to visualise your disproportionate use, you work your way through the different stages of sustainability. For instance, if you use a lot of electricity, you head starts to look more and more like a skeleton. The more meat you eat, the fatter your belly gets. Electricity and gas expands your hands, travel expands your feet until it looks like an almost bursting balloon. Mine looked pretty normal at… read more

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Oxfam taking action with a city of tents and Jamie Hewlett of Gorillaz lending a hand

Putting pressure on the Government and getting people up for the wave...

Written by Adam S

If you walked over the Millennium Bridge today you might happen upon a small city of tents, cost cure this is in fact not a new city of borrowers or […]