Activism

I’m loving Greendrinks.org

by EcoStreet July 11, 2010 Activism

Greendrinks.org describes itself as an organic, self-organising network of people interested in green living and/or who work in the environmental field. It’s a great place to meet people who view the environment the way you do. I’ve attended the Newlands meet-up at Josephine Mill before, and met a guy who builds wind turbines in his […]

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Interesting green events in London and Cape Town

by EcoStreet May 4, 2010 Activism

Swish, swish, swish.  It’s all the rage.  Eco-fashionistas, this is for you. There are two swishing events happening in the next little while, one in London (UK) and one in Cape Town (RSA).  See their details below. Incase you can’t read the fine print, here’s a close-up: For the Cape Town (Northern suburbs) event, check […]

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COPArt Live!

by EcoStreet April 29, 2010 Activism

If I was in London this weekend, COPArt is where I’d like to be. COPArt Live! Bank Holiday Monday (3 May, 10.30am) Londoners interested in the environment and looking for some bank holiday fun are invited to attend a free event that will mix art and music at the Village Underground in Shoreditch on Monday […]

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Chernobyl Day Commemoration in Cape Town

by EcoStreet April 21, 2010 Activism

If you’re in Cape Town this Friday, consider joining the Chernobyl Day Commemoration in Plein Street, outside parliament. [ad#google]

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The best internship on earth: finalists

by EcoStreet April 21, 2010 Activism

I got an email from Sarah at the Sierra Club this morning saying that 25 finalists have been chosen for “The best internship on earth” that I wrote about here a while back. I’ve been watching the finalists videos, and my favourite is Jessalyn, finalist #25. Who’s your favourite? PS It’s been quiet around here […]

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Pimp your pavement

by EcoStreet April 5, 2010 Activism

We are moving in a few months, and a couple of nights ago my hubby and I were discussing the possibility of planting indigenous saplings on the bare patch of earth that is opposite our new house, both to cancel out the carbon footprint of the building work that we are going to be undertaking […]

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The best internship on earth

by EcoStreet March 7, 2010 Activism

Here’s  a head’s up on a new, exciting opportunity from the Sierra Club that could just be The Best Internship on Earth. One lucky young person will get to spend this summer travelling around the US to Sierra Club’s outdoor youth programs, including Inner City Outings, Volunteer Vacations, and Building Bridges to the Outdoors.  The intern […]

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