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Updating the ITBN website

Replace: Islington runs a recycling scheme, but there are limited facilities available to those living in flats. Street based recycling facilities are often located away from blocks of flats: In the Westbourne Estate area, Time Bank members can take part in a household recycling scheme. Since August 2002, a Household Recycling Collection service, for residents not included in Islington councils doorstep recycling scheme, has collected half a tonne of recycled material, such as paper, tin cans, glass bottles, jars and clothes.
With: Islington now provides doorstep recycling scheme for most residents, both those living in street properties and blocks of flats. To encourage recycling, anyone who joins the time bank and who is willing to provide a summary of their weekly recycling activity will receive a time credit for each hour spent on recycling. The Cally Time Broker keeps a list of recycling done by tgime bank members: since the scheme started in the summer of 2002 time bank participants have recycled over a tonne of domestic waste.
The list of materials which can be recycled has increased recently & now includes plastic (PET) drinks bottles and cardboard as well as paper, metal cans, glass, compostable kitchen waste and clothes/textiles.
Replace: the photograph of the photograph “Recycling_Crate.jpg”
With: the photograph available on the web at this location:
Page Two
Replace:The photograph opposite shows Time Bank members on Westbourne Road, during a recycle pick event. The event involved litter collection around Freightliners Farm and the Westbourne & Caledonian Estates
With: The photograph opposite shows Time Bank members outside IslingtonTown Hall, with all the cans they collected during a recycle pick event. The event involved litter collection in and around Upper Street and Highbury Fields.
Replace: the photograph of the photograph “recycle_pickers.jpg”
With: the photograph available on the web at this location:
Replace:Time Bank members can take part in a farmers food cooperative, where they can spend their time credits on the delivery service. The locally produced food is spray free and provides an opportunity to eat more healthily. The photograph opposite shows some of the produce available. Surplus stock is collected and delivered on Sunday afternoons or most Mondays. Other activities Time Bank members have become involved in include the construction of a straw bale building, promoting the benefits of shopping locally and a community mapping project.
With: Time Bank members can take part in a farmers food cooperative, where they can spedn their time credits on receiving samples of fruit and vegetables. The locally produced food provides an opportunity to eat more healthily and reduce oour carbon emissions and ecological footprint. Other activities that Time Bank members have become involved with include gardening, promoting environmental awarenss and community mapping.
Tags: time bank activities, website updating
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