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February 2020

Eco-Cleaning Workshop

29 February @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Malt Cross, 16 Saint James's Street
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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Join us at Shop Zero and learn how to create your own natural, zero waste, earth friendly cleaning products. Led by Lily from Green Fig Soap Studio, you'll soon get your home gleaming and fresh, using only natural, safe ingredients - and no harmful chemicals. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn: * How to make 3 different cleaning products to take home with you (which will cover most of the cleaning jobs your home needs) * How to…

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March 2020

Clothes Swap event with Style.Swap.Events

1 March @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shop Zero Nottingham, 16 St James St
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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Due to popular demand we're hosting a further Clothes Swap event with Style.Swap.Events at the Malt Cross. Cleanse your wardrobe for Spring and bring along to the event up to 15 items of clothes, shoes and accessories that are in good condition to swap with others. Extending the life cycle of these items that are in our wardrobes not being worn. Ensure you bring with you items that you yourself would expect to find at the event. The event starts…

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Lessons in Eco-Living – Talks

8 March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In these times of climate and environmental crises, lots of us are looking for ways to make a difference. Rather than worrying, let's imagine a world we want to see and take action to make it happen! As part of our First Birthday celebrations we are organising a special event... Our aim at Shop Zero is to empower people to live a more sustainable life so, in partnership with Greenpeace Notts, we're hosting a day of talks from local people…

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National to local campaigns – why they’re important with Greenpeace Notts

8 March @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Find out how you can get active and link with national environmental campaigning at our local level. I once read somewhere that one of the best ways we can support the move for environmental change is to invest our time and resources in national NGOs who can influence at government and corporation level where often we can not. So, hear about the best of both these worlds and how Greenpeace bring their national campaigns and research to local groups such…

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Tips for Low Waste living – with Shop Zero

8 March @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Malt Cross, 16 St James's St
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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Low waste living is not so easy. Come and get some ideas about where to focus

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Nottingham – Carbon Neutral 2028 – find out more

8 March @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Malt Cross, 16 Saint James's Street
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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What can we all do to contribute to making Nottingham a Carbon Neutral City by 2028? Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to make our City the first in the UK by 2028. This is not just something for the Council as an organisation, this is something that we all need to contribute to. It's a job for all of us. In this essential talk, Sam Preston, from the Energy Services team at the Council, is joining us to…

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Electric vehicles – what you need to know

8 March @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Malt Cross, 16 St James's St
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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If you're interested in getting an electric vehicle, come and find out more. Electric vehicles are considered important in the charge to tackle climate change. What could be the benefits of owning one? What should you consider when looking to purchase an EV? What are the practical aspects of running such a vehicle? We hope this talk will answer these questions and more. So, we're delighted to be welcoming Thomas Steffan, Senior Lecturer from the Univeristy of Loughborough and member…

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Starting a Repair Cafe – with Nottingham Fixers

8 March @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Nottingham Fixers are a group of volunteers who get together bimonthly at their Repair Cafes to help people learn mending skills. Their aims are to bring people together to share skills which will reduce waste, prevent carbon emissions and prevent unnecessary resource use from the purchase of new items. We're caught up in a consumerist society, but more of us are uncomfortable with simply throwing away repairable items and buying new, so the Fixers want to 'share the repair' and…

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Reusable nappies – tips from ‘Notts Cloth Nappies’ group

8 March @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Malt Cross, 16 Saint James's Street
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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Thinking about using washable nappies? Come and get some tips from the Notts Cloth Nappies group 'Notts Cloth Nappies' are a group of volunteers who are passionate cloth nappies and helping more people to use them. Choosing and using washable nappies can seem quite daunting, but the group have lots of tips to share that will help. There will also be chance to find out about their nappy loan service which is invaluable before forking out on your own kit.…

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Wildlife in the City – gardens, trees and how to help

8 March @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Malt Cross, 16 St James's St
Nottingham, NG1 6FG GB
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The climate crisis and the threat of a mass extinction have got us all thinking. What can we do to enhance our local environment to support wildlife and mitigate carbon emissions? And what about trees? How do they fit into the big picture? We could certainly do with more, but how can we ensure that the trees that are being planted are being managed to ensure they grown and thrive? (After all, it's not just about sticking a sapling in…

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