Orinoco is recruiting!

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About Orinoco: Orinoco is a small but popular charity, based in Oxford, committed to reuse and to providing interesting and unusual materials and tools for creative and DIY projects. We collect waste and unwanted household items from local businesses and … Read More

Zero-waste shopping makes the news

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You may have seen coverage in the national news about the “first” zero-waste supermarket in the UK. A married couple have opened Earth.Food.Love. in Totnes, Devon which stocks organic wholefoods in self-serve dispensers. Customers are invited to bring their own containers to … Read More

The CAG Project at Offline Festival

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Last weekend (15th-17th of September), the CAG Oxfordshire Project team attended the Offline Festival. Organised by Project Dirt, Power to Change and Eden Project Communities, Offline was an ‘un-conference’ with a festival vibe. The days were packed with panel discussions … Read More

SESI is recruiting

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SESI is recruiting. We are looking for someone with good communication skills, experience as sales assistant, as well as a commitment to low carbon behaviour and developing the role of the community sector. Role: SESI Stall coordinator Hourly Rate: £11.11 Hours: 9 … Read More

ResourceCIT Launches

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The CAG Project is excited to launch The Resource Community Impacts Tool (ResourceCIT), an easy to use online tool which supports community groups to monitor the effect of over 120 different activities, from tree planting and swap shops to bike … Read More

New member of the CAG team

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This week the CAG Project welcomes a new addition to the team with Beth McAllister joining as Project Officer. Beth has a background in communications and marketing, most recently as the Marketing Coordinator for Pegasus Theatre and Communications Coordinator with … Read More

Change of approach to UK smart metering

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Opinion piece by Hugh Osborn of Sustainable Blewbury CAG The Blewbury Energy Initiative of Sustainable Blewbury strongly support smart metering to provide consumers with accurate bills and monitoring, and to enable the optimisation of smart grids with local electricity generation and … Read More

Calling all CAGs for support!

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Local architecture and design Co-op, Transition by Design, has applied to Toe2 Oxfordshire for a grant to bring pedal power to CAGs across the network. ‘Pedal powered Rose Hill’ aims to bring a pedal powered cinema and sound system to … Read More

Ecomodernism: debating our future

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The CAG Project’s Peter Lefort attended The Ecomodernism Debate at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment on Friday 15 January. In 2015 The Ecomodernism Manifesto was launched by a diverse collection of academics, authors and other environmental authorities. Their … Read More