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EU Week for Waste Reduction - Events in Derry

EU Week for Waste Reduction 2013 NW events

Sat 16th Nov- Sun 24th Nov

EU Week for Waste Reduction is promoted annually by the European Commission as a way of raising awareness about systems which Reduce Reuse and Recycle resources instead of burning, burying or dumping them.

With the current controversy in the NW region about the proposed construction of a £500 million waste gasification plant, there will be plenty of interest in the following…

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Added by marian farrell on November 8, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Edgar Cahn,Timebanking Founder returns to Derry

Edgar Cahn, human rights lawyer and founder of the radical exchange system Timebanking will be in Derry Sunday 17th November. Don't miss this opportunity to meet an inspiring activist talking about his vision of an alternative economy based on tapping into the resources already held in communities.

You are invited to…

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Added by marian farrell on October 28, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Zero Waste NW Fundraising Gig



Fund Raising Gig



Upstairs at Sandino’s Bar, Water Street Derry.

Wednesday 18th September from 9:00 pm

Rock against Incineration!. Rock against Gasification!

Rock against Incineration!. Rock against Gasification!

Help promote the gig:  down load the…

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Added by marian farrell on September 14, 2013 at 18:01 — No Comments

Zero Waste NW First Public meeting

ZWNW First Public Meeting

                No to Incineration, Yes to Zero Waste

Date:  19th September 2013

Time: 7:30 – 9.00pm

Place: City Hotel, Derry

 

 

Zero Waste NW was formed in Spring 2013 due to concerns about the environmental and human health implications of the proposed gasification facility at…
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Added by marian farrell on September 14, 2013 at 17:59 — No Comments

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you…

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Added by marian farrell on September 4, 2013 at 21:06 — No Comments

Dancing for a Clean Environment and Against Incineration

Zero Waste Week 2nd – 8th September 2013
If you are not for ‘zero waste’ then how much waste are you for?’…
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Added by marian farrell on September 4, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

10 year old Holly explains why there is so much debt!

Believe it or not, many…

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Added by marian farrell on September 4, 2013 at 20:30 — No Comments

Inequality - Why are the rich getting richer?



Why do the rich just get richer and richer? Could it be that it has something to do with the fact that we have to rent our entire money supply from the banks that create it?…

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Added by marian farrell on August 4, 2013 at 14:08 — No Comments

Faughan Valley Landscape Partnership events

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Meadow Survey

Friday 19th  July, 10.30am – 3.00pm

Ness Country Park

(Previously postponed due to bad weather)

Take part in the meadow survey while learning how to identify wildflowers and grass species.  Dermot Hughes an expert botanist will give tips on how to remember the names of different species and how to record what is present.  A must for anyone…

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Added by marian farrell on July 18, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Friends of the Earth Ireland submission to the Oireachtas hearings on Climate Change

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/oireachtas/temperature-of-climate-bill-debate-stable-1.1463360

Oisín Coghlan (right): “The five climate Bills introduced in the Oireachtas since 2009 have had an 80 per cent emissions reduction target. The Government’s draft has none.” Photograph: Frank Miller

As the country experienced its most intense heatwave so far this century, the …

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Added by marian farrell on July 18, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Where does Money Come from - and why isn't there enough?

www.themoneymasters.com

www.positivemoney.org

Have you ever wondered just who is in control of our money supply and what it means when governments say there isn't enough?

Would you be surprised to discover that around 90% of money in the world is created by private banks - when they are confident enough about their profits to make loans?

As part of…

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Added by marian farrell on June 17, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Stop the Amendment to the Planning Bill NI

A proposed amendment to the NI Planning Bill would legitimise favouring economic interests over the interests of communities and the environment!

The petition below allows you to send strong opposition to your local representatives.

http://predict.stratagem-ni.com/campaign/amendthebill

Added by marian farrell on June 6, 2013 at 10:13 — No Comments

Ban Fracking in Northern Ireland

On the evening of Tuesday 4th June I was among 300 people in the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen watching this powerful film made by young people in Fermanagh. All the information we need to make our minds up about the impact of fracking is here.

Marian…

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Added by marian farrell on June 6, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

End the Debt-Based Money System

Friends,



I just created a new petition and I hope you can sign -- it's called: End the debt-based money system.



This issue is very important to me, and together we can do something about it!



Read more about it and sign it here:



http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/End_the_debtbased_money_system/



Campaigns like this always start small, but…

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Added by marian farrell on May 17, 2013 at 23:07 — No Comments

Developing a Citywide Timebank - event in Derry

Thursday 9th May 2013

2pm - 3.45pm

Verbal Arts Centre, Bishop St Within Derry

rsvp: Natasha Weatherall

natasha.weatherall@volunteernow.co.uk

028 90 90 2020

Developing a City-wide Timebank - First Steps and Next Steps

Discussion facilitated by David Russell, Spice   …

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Added by marian farrell on April 29, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Fracking in Fermanagh - local film showing

Added by marian farrell on April 29, 2013 at 18:56 — No Comments

Dancing for Clean Air and Against Incineration

http://zerowasteworld.org/systems-change/community-health/dancing-for-clean-air/

Zero waste flash mob dance in Gipuzkoa. More than 2000 people dancing in San Sebastian to the song ‘I want to breathe clean air’ to show that the province neither wants nor needs a waste incineration plant.

GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups,…

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Added by marian farrell on April 21, 2013 at 18:49 — No Comments

Invite to NI Climate Change Bill Pre-Consultation Event 2nd May 2013 Belfast - Venue Change

Due to high demand, the event will now be held in Skainos, Newtownards Road, an exciting example of sustainable building design and construction!*…

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Added by marian farrell on April 19, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Get the Point

Introductory lessons on

 Tsubo Shiatsu (Japanese pressure point massage)

 

Shiatsu (Shi = finger, Atsu = pressure) is a therapeutic treatment method aimed at enhancing the body’s self-curative abilities, eliminating fatigue and promoting physical and mental health through application of pressure to the surface of body using thumbs, fingers and palms.

There are about 400 Tsubo (pressure…

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Added by marian farrell on April 14, 2013 at 18:50 — No Comments

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