Green Living

A food system fit for a zero carbon future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Policy and Politics, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Can you imagine a future where our diets are healthier, more varied and sustainable?     Reforming our high carbon, low quality food system will be a complex challenge,... Read More

Celebrate with CAT’s architects of the future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Education, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Green Living, GSE Student Blogs, Low Carbon Living, Prof Dip Student Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized, WISE

CAT’s Architecture Professional Diploma students celebrate the end of their studies with a private view of their work and a party at CAT on 20th January. This unique event... Read More

Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, Sustainability

Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice –... Read More

Wild CAT – new nature connection course for rewilding the self

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Green Living, Nature Blog, Short Courses, Woodland

A figure emerges from the undergrowth, with mud-covered face and a wild look in the eyes. Is it a fox? A badger? A wildcat? No… it’s a participant on... Read More

If you go down to the woods today….

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Nature Blog, Short Courses, Woodland

Get out into the woods this October with some great weekend and day courses at CAT. Forage for mushrooms or herbal remedies, learn about woodland management, or get to... Read More

Off-grid water works

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Short Courses, Sustainability, Water and Waste

Do you know where your water comes from? You probably just turn on the tap and there it is. Flush the toilet and off it goes. Most of us... Read More

Skill-sharing with the Wanju Ladies Club

This blog is posted in: Blog, Community Energy, Front Page, Green Living, Short Courses

There’s a quiet revolution happening in South Korea. People are moving ‘back to the village’ in huge numbers following the economic crisis and rejection of the consumerist and competitive... Read More

Build a tiny house…

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Renewable Energy, Short Courses, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Tammi's blogs

We are so excited about our tiny house courses – new from us to you! Running three times this year, spaces are filling up fast. Learn how to make... Read More

The Low Carbon Breakfast

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Laura's Larder, Low Carbon Living, Tammi's blogs, ZCB and..., Zero Carbon Britain

Here at the Centre for Alternative Technology, we run a wholly vegetarian restaurant. Catering for our own MSc. students, staff and people participating on our short courses, no-one goes... Read More

Re-gifting: Green Giving This Christmas

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Tammi's blogs

Is she mean, or is she green? This Christmas an astonishing 52% of people are expected to pass on an unwanted gift on to a friend, colleague or acquaintance.... Read More

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