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Environment

Eco Tip – Put Up and Clean Up!

BIRD BOXES harbour fleas and other parasites from year to year. So if you haven’t already had a look in your boxes and done the annual clean, now is the time to check the weather […]

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Environment

Eco Tip – In the bag….

by Phil Chatfield A REGULAR reader contacted the Council when she found she was running low on the green, biodegradable bags supplied for use with food waste caddies. The following is their reply, which is […]

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Environment

Eco Tip – Recycling Plastic Films

by Tricia Marcouse A NEW SCHEME aims to recycle most of the plastic bags, film, and pouches that are NOT accepted by the door-to-door recycling system, and to process these materials for reuse within the […]

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Bridge the Gap

EcoTip – Going peat-free in the garden

by Tricia Marcouse IN 2011, our government said it would phase out the sale of peat-based composts to the public by 2020 and for commercial use by 2030. 2020 has passed, and a new announcement […]

Around Caversham

Beanpole Day May 22

by Tricia Marcouse ECONET couldn’t hold its annual Beanpole Day in mid April as is custom due to you-know-what restrictions, but we’ll be at Caversham Court from 10:00-15:00 on Saturday 22 May with almost all the […]

Around Caversham

May 2021 What’s On

As the lockdown rules are relaxed, there are a few events planned for May. Because of the impact of the virus, it is important to check to see if events are running. Our on-line events […]