• Sep 25, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Edmonton Green Station
  • Latest Activity: Sep 24

Message from Haringey Clean Air Group:

Your council, Haringey, is burning plastic when they could be recycling. They’re also building a new Bigger waste incinerator near you (https://ukwin.org.uk/incinerators/) that will burn hundreds of thousands of tonnes of waste each year and produce the same amount of CO2.

There are plans for 50 new incinerators nationally by 2030. They’ll double the UK’s incineration capacity and lock us into an additional 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. Many of them will be located in the country's most disadvantaged areas. One of these areas is Edmonton.

The Edmonton incinerator, which takes waste from 7 north London boroughs, including Haringey, is coming to the end of its life and plans are to replace it with an even BIGGER one which will last for decades. It will burn even more plastic and have devastating impacts on air quality in this community.

If your local area doesn’t generate enough waste, the council will have to to truck it in from elsewhere or pay penalties to the incinerator operator.

This is a health, social and intergenerational justice issue given the location and lifetime of the incinerator.

Let’s March together to STOP THE BURN and Stop the Edmonton Incinerator!


Sign the petition to our council to Pause the new Incinerator construction and Review the evidence:


9593588489?profile=RESIZE_400xFor those interested in some background viewing, we urge you to watch the XR Zerowaste Webinar on Incinerator research across Europe and the links to long-term damage to our health.  Pollutants were found in chicken’s eggs, in mosses, in the hair of pregnant women and the foetal placenta, and in children’s hair and fingernails.  This was linked with children’s respiratory diseases, impairment of cognitive function and behaviour, and to cancers.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRFcXbbScAo

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Events and Activities


Sunday 28 November - Green Christmas Fair at Hornsey Vale Community Centre, 60 Mayfield Road N8, 2-6pm.

Monday 29 November – Talk: How Unladylike! Women and Football in the 19th and 20th centuries, either online or at Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, Tottenham, 12.15-1.15pm. Please book.

Monday 29 November – Online talk: & another thing … ampersands and other stories, 7.30pm. Organised by Bruce Castle Museum. Please book.

Mondays 15, 22, 29 in November, Weds 24 and Monday December 6 - Green Open Homes online tours and advice events. Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Thursday 2 December – Bowes Park Folk club: Christina Alden and Alex Patterson at Mum's Bistro 143 Myddleton Road N22 8NG, 7.45pm.

Thursday 2 December – Yaz Fentazi at Karamel*, 8pm.

Friday 3 December – Rio Trio at Karamel*, 8pm.

Saturday 4 December – Bach's Magnificat and Christmas Carols at St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road, N10 2DD, 7.30pm. Fortismere Community Choir's Christmas concert.

Sunday 5 December – Revolution: a night of theatre, music and poetry at Karamel*, 6.30pm.

Thursday 9 December - Meet the Children's Agent: a talk with Christabel McKinley of David Higham Associates on Zoom, 10.30-11.30 am.. From Collage Writing Room.

Friday 10 December – Learn to Sew a personalized cushion cover! at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, N13 5 XL (inside Post Office main entrance), 11-1pm.

Saturday 11 December - Muswell Hill Creatives Winter Fair in St. James Square N10 (outside Planet Organic), 10.30-4pm.

Saturday 11 December - Singing Carols for Shelter with V&J Ensemble at Owens Food Store 90 Alexandra Park Road N10, 11am.

Saturday 11 December - Collage Kids: Baden Prince's African Stories at Karamel*, 11.30-12.30pm. Free, but please book.



Weaving Tales of Resilience at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 26 February 2022. How diverse communities in Tottenham pulled together the community threads of resilience; created from textiles and film media.

Sisters, Sirens and Saints – imagining the women of Beatrice Offor, at Bruce Castle Museum, from 22 September – 23 December.

Lockdowns and Landscapes at Hornsey Library, Haringey Park N8, from 29 November - 11 December.


Courses and Activities

V&J Ensemble: Vocal group for ALL Singers on Wednesdays at St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road), 6.50-8.30pm.

Collage Kids: Rhythm and Song Sessions - Tuesdays at Karamel*, 10-11.15am. Free.

Movers and Shakers - Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.

Salsa with Sureka – live course on Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

* * * Writing Courses with Collage Writing Room * * *

Finding the Poem Set 2 – Monday evenings starting 1 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Creative Writing Foundation part 2 – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Write into Childhood – Tuesday evenings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Short Fiction Workshop – Wednesday evenings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.



*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.




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