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As part of a jointly funded project from Vision 21 and Cheltenham Borough Council’s Business Pride Initiative to deliver a Business Champion training session to businesses in the local community, several information sheets were also developed. These information sheets are now available, below, to the full business community. There are a total of 15 information sheets below. […]
Why should we compost? Everyone that has a garden should consider composting. Up to 50% of house hold waste can be composted which is highly beneficial. Every item of organic material you compost means less rubbish going to land fill. Some organic material will decompose in land fills but others will not, forming a liquid […]
How to make compost Making compost from garden and household waste is one of the best things any gardener can do. It’s easy and costs very little in time or effort. Making compost will help you reduce pollution – cut down that landfill! Your plants will grow healthier and look happier for it. It will […]
What is garden compost? Compost looks like rich, dark soil. It is made of recycled kitchen and garden waste. It is used to feed and condition the soil and in making potting mixes. Is it the same as multipurpose compost? No. Sowing, potting and multipurpose composts that you buy in garden centres are mixtures of […]
Tips on how to save energy across your home: Shopping Shop ethically. Refer to our list of services and producers. Don’t buy MDF; buy Forestry Sustainable Commission (FSC) logo wood and/or use reclaimed wood. Recycle / Reduce / Reuse. Eliminate junk-mail: Contact Mailing Preference Service: www.mpsonline.org.uk Buy products with the least packaging. Avoid non recyclable […]
Here are some tasty suggestions using locally sourced ingredients – great for supporting local producers within the Gloucestershire community! Do send us your favourite recipes for inclusion on this page. Seasonal Recipes for March Monday: Seasonal Recipes for February Monday: Artichoke Soup and Parsnip crisps Tuesday: Caramelised Chicory and Onion Tart Tatin Wednesday: Asian Potato […]