🧵 Repair Week 2023 is taking place 20th-26th March! Lots of events happening around London including events in Ealing and online events to learn all the skills to fix your stuff. 🔧 Replacing stuff is expensive. Join us this Repair Week to learn free fixing skills! Whether it’s a pair of children’s jeans that need... Continue Reading →
London Repair Directory
Do you have any electrical items that are broken? Or not working as well as it used to? Use the London Repairs Directory to find the nearest business to repair your broken electrical devices. The Repair Directory lists recommended reliable repair businesses of electrical and electronic products across London. Great repair business not listed? The... Continue Reading →
5 Easy Ways to Use Christmas Leftovers!
How do you use your leftovers ? In the UK, we throw away 6.6 million tonnes of household food waste a year in the UK, almost three quarters is food we could have eaten, Wrap found out. A disproportionate amount of this is at Christmas time. At Christmas, The Big Issue found that we waste 5 million Christmas... Continue Reading →
Recycling in Ealing
Wonder what goes in what bin in Ealing, ActforEaling has the answers. If you’ve ever been frustrated about recycling, you are not alone. Many of us struggle to understand the confusing symbols on packaging. Who hasn’t held up a plastic wrapper asking ‘can it be recycled’? Act For Ealing’s has been part of the Acton... Continue Reading →
Laptop broken, need help?
Laptop on its last legs? Tablet playing tricks? Don’t chuck it - FixIt! 70% of discarded laptops are reusable and need only basic repairs. Brent Fixing Factory is open to fix laptops and tablets which would otherwise end up as electronic waste. Situated in the heart of Abbey Road Household Reuse and Recycling Centre, laptops... Continue Reading →
Recycle Fabrics Using Kantha Stitch : A Two Day Course
Do you have a collection of fabrics that have memories or stories associated with them? Learn how to recycle fabrics using Kantha Stitch. Kantha is a style of stitching found in Indian embroidery. Traditionally Bengali women layered together old discarded clothing with the simple kantha style stitching to make a bedspread or bed cushion. They... Continue Reading →
Clearing out your wardrobe for spring?
Donate clothes you once loved to Traid collection. Ealing Council has partnered with TRAID and West London Waste to make it easier and quicker to recycle textiles and electrical waste. TRAID will collect from your property for free: ClothesPaired shoes - tie pairs of shoes togetherBags, belts and other accessoriesBric a bracLinen - eg sheets,... Continue Reading →
South Ealing Community Food cupboard available Monday
To fight food waste and redistributed food, St Mary's church in Ealing has set up South Ealing Community (SEC) Food cupboard. The SEC Food Cupboard will offer good quality surplus food items to anyone who would like to come and collect them for their personal use. Open Every Monday 1pm – 3pm St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s... Continue Reading →
7 February 2022 – Patch, Darn and Natter with Ealing Repair Cafe
Come along to Ealing Repair Cafe and learn how to mend your favourite clothes. Ealing Repair Cafe teaches people to darn and patch clothes and textiles, to help create a circular economy for clothes, and to move away from fast disposable fashion. Bring along your mending pile and have a chat and coffee. We are... Continue Reading →
Xmas Litter Pick in Northolt w/ LAGER Can – SUNDAY, 12 DECEMBER 2021 AT 13:00
Meeting at Northolt Clocktower.Time: 12th December (Sunday) at 1 PM. Theme - Santa and Elves (other costumes are welcome as well) or add Xmas decoration on LC vest. They are looking for at least one Santa. After the event to The Crown, time for Xmas drinks and keep Xmas Team spirit. Around 3PM. By participating... Continue Reading →