Category Archives: Seasonal celebrations

Poems, short stories, activities, festivals and customs

Spring Seed Swap, Sow, Grow & Food Fair

Transition Worthing’s (5th) Spring Seed Swap, Sow, Grow & Food fair at Oak Grove College, Worthing. Date: 8th February    Time: 12.00 – 16.00 hrs. Sussex Green Living’s 100% recycled stand, Pedro and his recycled robots will be there, playing green games … Continue reading

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Alternative ways to stay warm this winter

As we bid farewell to the warming comforts of mulled wine and mince pies, we move into what is turning out to be the wettest and windiest New Year’s months. With the weather looking to stay as dreary and cold … Continue reading

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Money saving green home new year resolutions

Adopting one of these green new year resolutions or as many of them as possible, will help the environment and your wallet. Just making these changes could save you £1167 a year, read on.      

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Fake v real Christmas Trees. Which is greener?

In recent years the overall sale of real trees has declined in both the UK and US suggesting that perhaps, as environmental awareness increases, people are opting for the more eco-friendly tree. The producers of both will argue a strong … Continue reading

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Christmas Waste – 6 Obscene Facts You Didn’t Know

Love Christmas Hate Waste Christmas is just around the corner and you can be forgiven for wondering where the time has gone. It seems like it was September just the other day. With all this happening around, your recycling might not … Continue reading

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Buy your recycled Christmas cards

Would you like to buy some unusual pop-up Christmas cards made from 100% recycled material?  These unique and innovative pop-up cards are designed and manufactured entirely in the UK. Greetings Direct have been fast to take advantage of the new … Continue reading

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Gardeners: Leave Your Leaves

Do not rake up the leaves in your garden, let the best recyclers do their job!  This is a busy time of year for earthworms. And resisting the temptation to tidy away Autumn leaves not only feeds these subterranean creatures … Continue reading

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Junior Navigation Course

A great opportunity this half term to get the children outside, exploring and learning essential navigation skills. Pied A Terre Adventures are running one of their popular Junior Navigation Course for 8 to 12 year olds on Monday 28th October … Continue reading

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What is an Arboricultural Survey?

If you’ve tried searching for ‘what is an arboricultural survey’ before the release of this article then you’ll have noticed there is quite literally nothing on the internet about it. Despite there being lots of environmental organisations that advertise their … Continue reading

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Grass-Fed Meat Revolution talk in Chichester

An unmissable evening of talks and presentations by leading authors and permaculture pioneers explaining how pasture can Save Farming * Solve Global Warming * Feed the World Increase Biodiversity * Re-Green the Deserts * Improve your Health!

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Fracking in Sussex

We received this email from Greenpeace tonight.  Read this page and then follow the link below, their online template letter is a very easy way to express your disapproval at the increased fracking activity in Sussex, it takes minutes. We … Continue reading

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Families free bus tickets in the South Downs this summer

This summer, Sussex families who dread car journeys with kids can try the bliss of the Breeze Bus for free or half price, thanks to the South Downs National Park Authority, Brighton and Hove City Buses and Brighton and Hove … Continue reading

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Forthcoming green events

  Looking for things to do this summer?  Here are three events which are free of charge and will get everyone into the great outdoors running around, letting off steam and having fun!

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Benefits Of Solar Energy

It seems as if just about every day environmental practices are gaining ground in the news. As our planet’s environmental challenges become clearer, and receive more coverage, more and more people are inclined to make personal efforts toward helping to … Continue reading

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Green Living Tips for Today’s Busy Families

Modern day families live a hustle and bustle lifestyle. Between driving kids to activities, working, shopping and maintaining a household, there is little time to think about the environment. Many decisions are made hastily and in the name of convenience … Continue reading

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National Playday outdoor free fun in Haywards Heath

Wednesday 7th August 12 – 4pm Entry free of charge Come and join us for National Playday event in Victoria Park in Haywards Heath. The event aims to encourage young people and families to use the park and its facilities, the theme … Continue reading

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Biscuit wrapper recycling competition

PRESS RELEASE SUSSEX GREEN LIVING ASKS THE PEOPLE OF SUSSEX TO HELP THEM IN THEIR EFFORTS TO WIN THE BISCUIT WRAPPER ROUNDUP AND A SHARE OF £1,000 IN CHARITY PRIZES Sussex Green Living is competing in the UK wide Biscuit … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Green World!

    Easter Bonnet competition……Children learn about recycling and reusing in this Easter bonnet competition. This bonnet was made out of two plastic food bowls, dragonflies made out of Quality Street wrappers, egg boxes made into flowers and bugs and … Continue reading

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Half term outdoor play

  The Aldingbourne Trust is one of the magical hidden treasures of Sussex. Take your children this half term, have fun and support this fantastic charity.

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Driftwood art

Not only are they beautiful but they are using what Mother Nature has left behind to create another form of art. These ladies build horses out of the driftwood they find…..

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A beautiful poem for the planet

Here’s to the sun that will light up the day Here’s to the joy that will replace the grey Here’s to the trees that will dance without care Here’s to the forests that will always be there Here’s to the … Continue reading

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Come and buy some Green Christmas Presents

Xmas Fayre – Thursday 8th November 7 – 9pm Would you like to raise money for a local school? Would you like to raise money for a fantastic charity who support deprived families in the Philippines? Would you like to … Continue reading

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Autumnfest – sustainable living event

SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 10AM-3PM DOWNLANDS COMMUNITY SCHOOL, DALE AVENUE, HASSOCKS, SUSSEX. Free admission Sussex Green Living will be participating at this Autumnfest event, so come along and meet us.  HKD are the organisers of this great family event.

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Poem – Spell of Creation

Within the flower there lies a seed, In the seed there springs a tree, In the tree there spreads a wood. In the wood there burns a fire,

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Apples galore!

If you’re lucky enough to have your own apple tree(s) don’t let the fruit fall and rot on the ground.  Pick carefully, store in a frost free place or be creative and get cooking. When Mother Nature supplies such abundance … Continue reading

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