Beer in plastic cups? No thanks!!

This month it is Plastic Free July and the sun is out – hurray! Trustee Rachel Owen has been down to the river to see what we can do to eliminate waste together! Read more

Adaobi Ifeanyichukwu – Intern at Environment Trust

Adaobi Ifeanyichukwu is a student at Kingston University, studying for a Master’s degree in ‘Environmental Management’. As part of her studies she needs to do a placement and is now volunteering with us. Read more

Endangered Species Day - how you can help protect bees

On May 17th it is Endangered Species Day, which is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and the everyday actions they can take to help protect species at risk, such as bees. Read more

Shelagh Laing – Fresh air, friends and learning to grow fruit and veg

Shelagh Laing from Twickenham has been volunteering at Environment Trust for over five years, working on the Kitchen Garden Project at Marble Hill Park in Twickenham. Read more

Introducing our new Nature Conservation Manager

Welcome to Francesca Batt, whos role involves developing our green projects for volunteers, schools and local communities. Read more

Evie Bissell Volunteer - I'm no hero, I just enjoy doing it!

Evie Bissell is in her 60s and has been volunteering at Environment Trust for two years, working with the events team both in the office and out at events. This is her story. Read more

Should we build or farm on flood plains?

Global warming is leading to sea-level increases, increased rain and increased flooding. Yet in the UK we are building and farming on flood plains that naturally act as a flood defence. Read more

Charity facts

Here are a few of the facts that the directory of social change (dsc) has recently published about charities, which you might find interesting and perhaps surprising. Read more

Visit to the Centre for Alternative Technology

The world of alternative technology has come a long way since the early 1970s, when an innovative eco-friendly community was founded on the ruins of an old slate quarry in mid Wales. Read more