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Energy Saving Tips

Which renewable energy could this sculpture use well at the farm? What could this power action to get people talking about different energies?

There are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint. This article has some great ideas: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/19/how-to-reduce-carbon-footprint

Where to buy a simple solar powered panel that can power a small fountain or water feature : https://www.powerbee.co.uk/sunspray-360-solar-fountain.html

People discussed simple designs, made practical drawings and experimented at home. We also made a website (this one!!!).

Below are some suggestions of what has worked and designs yet to be built

Thanks to all the community for their contributions!

A conversation between Stephen Guy and local resident Clive show a part of the process along the way to the Big Renewable Power Sculpture design and build – download here

Which renewable energy could this sculpture use well at the farm? What could this power action to get people talking about different energies? Any new tips? Please send to caroline@hackneycityfarm.co.uk

       

THE FARM’S ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

  • Regularly access environmental aspects of its site and services with a view to preventing pollution, managing, and reducing or eliminating environmental aspects
  • Monitoring an appropriate re-use or recycling system for all the farm work and where possible encourage this procedure in the local community
  • Comply with legal and other requirements and maintain open relations with all regulatory bodies
  • Set and regularly review objectives and targets to ensure continual improvement in environmental performance consistent with the farm’s ethos and development strategy. In particular HCF will:
    • Conserve resources by thoughtful sourcing, use, re-use and recycling
    • Manage farm waste effectively and reduce quantities for disposal
    • Maintain energy efficient systems and look at ways of saving energy
    • Protect and encourage wildlife habitats on the farm