Find out about the Government’s Green Homes Grant here
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Our colleagues at Low Carbon Oxford North have led the development of an information leaflet about the current Government Green … Read More

Volunteer at our REPAIR CAFE on Feb 8th – can you spare an hour? No experience necessary!
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Dear LCWO volunteers, We have got some great repairers volunteering their skills a week on Saturday to fix our household … Read More

I want you to start your Christmas list now. And some other ways to cut waste.
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Recycling is important.  But as we’re becoming increasingly aware, it’s by no means the ‘answer’ to the environmental challenges we … Read More

Beat the waste this winter: make your own crackers and get busy for the birds!
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As we mentioned in an earlier post, we got a shock when we discovered our photo of a small plastic … Read More

Useful graphics collection – concept: circular economy
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We’ll be posting useful graphics on the blog, as another shared resource.  These images are great depictions of the circular … Read More

Osney residents: your chance for glory as the West Oxford Energy Challenge returns this July!
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Remember last summer’s West Oxford Climate Challenge? Well, if you live on Osney, this summer is YOUR chance to take … Read More

Volunteer at our next Bring & Take, and please don’t bring us your rubbish!
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Our fab spring edition Bring & Take is fast approaching and we’re on the lookout for volunteers to help the … Read More

What we learnt from the West Oxford Energy Challenge – top picks from Dr Phil Grunewald’s ‘Joys (and sorrows) of energy use’
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On Monday night, whilst exciting things were afoot in Oxford Town Hall with the Oxford City Council vote to unanimously … Read More

LCWO’s new collection of favourite waste-to-funky-useful-thing projects
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On the eve of our Spring Bring & Take, we’ve pulled together a few of our favourite upcycle/reuse projects and … Read More

Share your tips for living without plastic!
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How do you avoid unnecessary plastic in your everyday life? Sign in and comment below. Here are some links to … Read More

No need to bin the junk – make Christmas Crackers to keep
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One thing which always bugs me about Christmas is the contents of Christmas crackers.  Once again, my daughter merrily pulled … Read More

Why buy when you can borrow? Coming soon: the Oxford Library of Things
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  We are big fans of shared resources.  After all, why buy something when you can borrow it ??  Especially … Read More