Events

Spring workshops from Communities for Zero Carbon Oxford

We’re excited to announce a series of online workshops, brought to you by Communities for Zero Carbon Oxford. The workshops are all designed to help us as individuals and communities take action to combat the climate crisis. Topics include tree care, waste, food and home energy/ retrofit, details below:

A tree’s not just for planting! How to care for fruit trees

Wednesday 24 February, 7.45pm-8.30pm

Hosted by Rose Hill and Iffley Low Carbon. With Richard Vernon. Richard has worked in agricultural research in many countries and has planned Rose Hill’s Community Orchard.

This event has taken place. A copy of Richard’s slides and the “Orchard care booklet” are available here.

Talking waste and climate

Wednesday 24 March, 7.30-9pm

Our second ‘Spring Workshop’ explored different aspects of consumption and waste with a fantastic team of experts, including Anaïs Bozetine from Replenish, Jenny Figueiredo, formerly at WRAP, and Mark Watson, Waste Strategy Projects Officer at Oxfordshire County Council.

Did you know that the e-waste produced globally every year is the equivalent of 4500 Eiffel towers? Or that the hole in a spaghetti spoon is designed to measure the perfect sized portion of spaghetti? You can read more about the workshop here, including some great community resources to help us all cut down on waste.

A recording of the workshop and slides will available soon.

Talking food and climate

Thursday 22 April, 7.30-9pm

Hosted by Low Carbon West Oxford. An expert-led workshop for anyone keen to explore how diet and food choices impact the climate, hear about inspiring projects and reduce personal impact. More details here.

Improving your home to use less energy

Wednesday 19 May, 7.30-9pm

Hosted by Low Carbon Oxford North and Low Carbon West Oxford. With experts Saskya Huggins from the Low Carbon Hub and Gary Irvine, LCWO Treasurer and freelance home energy assessor. Meet local home owners who have carried out big and small measures, to find out what they learnt in the process, and what their top tips are. Register here, more details soon.