Monthly Mailout

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Haringey’s 8th Annual Carbon Report went to Full Council meeting on 27th November.
The full report is from page 51 of the Agenda for the meeting available here:
Convenor, Sustainable Haringey
020 8347 7684

News items

Plastic Free Haringey

Various environmental and community groups across Haringey have “Plastic Free”
projects. We are sharing information about these. Tottenham and Wood Green
Friends of the Earth recently met with Spurs to talk about how the new stadium will
reduce plastics.

Wood Green horse trough and water fountain

Sustainable Haringey has written to the council to see if water can be connected to
this restored listed water fountain just next to the Civic Centre.

Liveable Crouch End

Haringey Council has got £4.8 million from the GLA for a Liveable Streets project in
Crouch End. Various drop in sessions and a forum for interested groups have been

Cob in the Community

Finsbury Park – home to London’s leading cob builders: Cob in the Community (CIC)
Community interest company Cob in the Community has been running low cost / free
cob courses across the borough and across London since 2008. We have various
projects lined up for 2019-2020. To find out more about working with cob, clay
plasters and renders, building clay ovens and adobe tandor or rocket stoves, please
contact or text 07971881229 to be added to our cob
and straw bale London build alerts.If your community group already has a cob oven
and would like to find out about DEFRA’s guidance on firing outdoor cob ovens and
the Clean Air Act, please get in touch by email.

University College London ~
Tottenham High Road Community Groups Survey

Graduate students of the University College London, Bartlett School of Planning, are observing and analysing the Haringey High Road as a workplace, what social and community infrastructure there is. Is there affordable retail options? What cultural exchange happens, and how it is a gathering space?
This survey questionnaire is created to ask Haringey community organisations and related groups of the High Road to understand this high street in Central London. Please fill out this few minute survey and pass it along to anyone whom you think would be interested. Your responses will better inform us for our school project and it is greatly appreciated.
Fill out the survey here:

Forthcoming events

Tuesday 5th February 7.30-9.30pm

Public Meeting: Transport in a time of climate breakdown

Come and hear Stephen Joseph, Former Chief Executive of the Campaign for Better
Transport. Chaired by Joanne McCartney, GLA member for Enfield and Haringey.
St Mary’s Junior School, Rectory Gardens, N8 7BU (W3 or 144 bus to Nightingale
Lane). Organised by Hornsey and Wood Green Labour Party Climate Change and
Environment Group. Further information from Chris Barker 020 8347 7684

12th February 2pm

Open Meeting on Buses and Sustainable Transport

TfL’s Director of Public Transport Service Planning, Geoff Hobbs, will be the
speaker. Mr Hobbs will be joined by Vincent Stops, a Hackney Councillor and
campaigner for sustainable transport. He presently chairs Hackney’s Planning
Committee. We plan to discuss bus routes and sustainability, particular the closure
and reduction of various bus routes.
Meeting will be held in the Gallery, 75 Cowcross
Street, London EC1M 6EJ.
Organised by London Forum of Civic and Amenity Societies

15th February

School strike 4 climate

The World’s Youth are waking up. Millions of young people are realising it’s now or never and are now taking direct action on the climate crisis and ecological catastrophe. Whether you are at school, college or uni, go on strike on the Friday 15th February. For some this falls on half term; join the protest anyway, with youth from across the world.
Come down to Parliament Square in London or, if you don’t live in London and would like to organise a similar event in your own city or town, please visit
Tell the Government you’re prepared to break the rules to make change happen.

Tuesday 19th February, 7.30pm

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group presents:
What are we waiting for?  (‘Qu’est-ce qu’on attend?’)

The star of this  film is a Ungersheim, an agricultural and former mining village in the
Alsace in north-eastern France. It’s home to a remarkable Mayor, some
extraordinary people doing extraordinary things, and to an experiment in what
Transition to a low carbon economy can achieve, one that is increasingly attracting
attention from around the world.
Muswell Hill Methodist Church,
28 Pages Lane, N10 1PP

Friday 22nd Feb and Friday 22nd March

Two visits to the Eco Park 10.30am -12.30pm

The Eco Park on the North Circular Road (previously known as the Edmonton
Incinerator) takes our residual waste which is burnt and converted into electricity.
The site used to take our garden and food waste to convert into compost but their
compost plant is now closed (our garden and food waste goes elsewhere) to enable
a new bigger incinerator to be built. This visit will enable people to see the existing
incinerator and hear about the new one.
There is a limit of 10 on each visit so booking essential.
To book a place email
Further information 020 8347 7684.
Organised by Sustainable Haringey
Please note that the March visit to the Eco Park is full (with a short waiting list) but
there are still some places on the February visit.