Monthly Archives: December 2012

Job Alert: Financial Administrator @EMERGERecycling in #Manchester

Maternity Cover position @emerge “We are seeking a financial administrator for a minimum of 6 months. For an application pack please call Jay on 0161 223 8200 or jayrissa@emergemanchester.co.uk Deadline is 8/1/13 midday. Or see our website for more info: … Continue reading

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Recycle your Christmas tree with “EMERGE”

Recycle (compost) your Xmas Trees with emerge… Give Rob a call on 0161 223 8200 or email: commercial@emergemanchester.co.uk Who Emerge? Well…. “EMERGE is here to help you reduce, reuse and recycle more! We can collect or you can drop off … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Chasing Ice” showing at the Cornerhouse in #Manchester Friday to Sunday

So, this below is from the Cornerhouse website. And below that, a clip of a climate denialist who “converted” after seeing the documentary… Chasing Ice 12A Jeff Orlowski In English 80 mins share Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog was once … Continue reading

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Crosspost: Alexandra Park -­‐ restoration plan concerns — meeting with Manchester City Council

An interesting presentation about the concerns of local residents around the City Council’s basically unannounced plans to chop down a lot of trees in Alexandra Park. (We linked to the initial petition here, and published “another view” as well – … Continue reading

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Crosspost: “People power: #Manchester energy uprising”

This article, written by Carbon Coop’s Jonathan Atkinson, is a cross post from the New Internationalist website Rising energy bills have never been more prominent in the headlines. Smart energy meters – which allow you to track your energy use … Continue reading

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Crosspost: 10 Ways to ‘Share’ This Christmas

from the Post-Growth website (“Creating global prosperity without economic growth”) 10 Ways to ‘Share’ This Christmas by Cheryl Leong Editor’s note: This article first appeared in  The Kids are All Right,  a site for parents of Australian teenagers.  The author is … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Bike It Officer, Trafford

from here Bike It Officer, Trafford Organisation: Sustrans Salary: £20,574 – £23,028 pa Reference: SUS783E Location: Sale Hours: Full Time Position type: Paid Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing date: Fri 04 January 13 Website: http://www.sustrans.org.uk Contact email: jobs@sustrans.org.uk Bike It … Continue reading

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Donations sought – “The Secret Garden works for the Secret Homeless”

This below is an email from the folks at Fallowfield Secret Garden. If you can help out, contact them at thefallowfieldsecretgarden@gmail.com The Fallowfield Secret Garden  have  promised to deliver as many donations as possible to both the Booth Center and … Continue reading

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Competitions and Grants and Prizes, oh my…

This below is a list of competitions etc that will be of interest to MCFly readers (thanks to Roger Bysouth for the heads-up). It comes from Croydon Voluntary Action‘s latest bulletin. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has … Continue reading

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Consumerism, Crimbo and Carbon – A Deadly Combination?

We got in touch with green organisations from across Manchester to talk about the perils Xmas consumption. Is it really as high as we fear or simply a tiny upwards blip in an other skyrocketing rate of consumption? What can … Continue reading

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