“Sussex Green Living is a charity which aims to advance the education of the public in the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment, in particular but not exclusively by educating the public about how to adopt an environmentally friendly lifestyle and improve their ability to reduce their negative impact on the environment. Also runs the Horsham Climate Cafe and the Horsham Repair Cafe with lots of volunteers. Charity number 1189569”
During the coronavirus pandemic Sussex Green Living cannot hold their usual meetings. However they have organised lots of virtual inspiring events to help ‘pocket, people and planet’ using Zoom. To book one or all of these events go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/sussex-green-livinghorsham-climate-cafe-30023845980
Here are some dates for your diary:
1. Saturday 4th July – ‘Life Celebrations with Your Pocket and Planet in Mind’ by Rev Jeanie Francis learn more here https://www.sussexgreenliving.co.uk/life-celebrations-with-your-pocket-planet-in-mind/
2. Saturday 1st August – ‘Energy – Power Down, Insulate Up, and Green Up’ by Eco Homes and Cambridge Carbon Footprint
3. Saturday 5th September – ‘Environmentally Friendly Gardening‘ by Felicity Lewis from WOOL SHrED and Joanne Knowles
4. Saturday 3rd October – ‘The New Story – If humans want to survive and evolve as a species‘ by Paul Hannan academic, environmentalist and author of a new book ‘Significance’
5. Tuesday 7th July – ‘Eco churches‘ by Horsham Churches Together
6. Tuesday 14th July – ‘Waste reduction – reuse, resale, remake and recycling‘ by Sussex Green Living/Horsham Repair Cafe (other contributors sought).
7. Tuesday 21st July – Guildford Community Hub – learn about the Guildford Community Hub/Climate Emergency Centre which is in the early stages of development. It consists of 12 different local organisations working together, their aim: education and engaging the wider population to drive behavioural change, and thereby try to reduce consumption emissions. Could we build one in Horsham District? Presented by Ben McCallan, Extinction Rebellian Guildford.
8. Tuesday 28th July – Review the Horsham Future Forum and Youth Eco Forum. No meetings in August. Agreeing a plan for September onwards.
The following is a message from Sussex Green Living:
“Ways you can help us help the planet!
You can raise money for our work at no cost to you by signing up to The Giving Machine. Then when you make online purchases the companies pay us a donation. Learn all about it here https://www.sussexgreenliving.co.uk/donate-to-help-us-at-no-cost-to-you/.
We are fundraising to raise about £2,500 for a ‘recycling hub’ at the Unitarian Church in Horsham. This facility will enable us to expand our single use plastic recycling and store our Horsham Repair Café/Climate Cafe kit. So far we have raised £1886, with the shelving and lighting requirements we estimate we need to raise about another £600, learn more here.
If you would like to make a donation towards our work you can make a payment into our bank account. Bank: Triodos, Account name: Sussex Green Living, Sort code: 16-58-10, Account number: 20811411
Or through the Horsham District Community Lottery, £1 per week could win you £25k and help us with our climate emergency work!”