( 10+ minutes read) Part 1 - the context Once upon an grey and mild December morning of the year 2017, and almost two years after the birth of the Oxford Circular Collective (CirColl) community action group, Alex (myself) and Maurice went on a taster tour at London’s first – and the UK’s second – … Continue reading Knowledge from London Library of Things
Towards Oxford’s Library of Things - Get involved! Really exciting times are ahead for Oxford, and for the Circular Collective. Last week, at our Report Launch Party, we announced our next great ambition: to be the driving force for bringing to our own city London’s Library of Things. This next stage in our history builds … Continue reading Irregular News – October 2017
Close of collections Out with the old, in with the new! As of September 2017, the Circular Collective is moving out of the shed and thinking of ways to grow, meaning we must temporarily close our collections service. One of the Collective advantage over those charity bags silently delivered through doors that residents may rest … Continue reading Irregular News – September 2017
We hope you've really enjoyed the summer so far! Here are some updates from our group. Open general meeting - 25th July 18:30 - 20:30, ISIS Farmhouse pub Want to hear more about our group, get involved with our plastic upcycling workshop in front of Lush store, get a sneak-peak and comment on our first … Continue reading Irregular News – July 2017
Hot news! We've made things very easy. You can have a look at our gmail calendar of all our events - open to anyone both on our facebook page (click on the Calendar tab in the left hand side panel) and on our website. So hopefully every time you have a relaxed cuppa tea, or you're browsing away on facebook and your mind … Continue reading Irregular News – May 2017
Preview 1. Hellos! 2. Swap Shop @ Turl Street Kitchen - 29 April 11am-2pm 3. CirColl meeting Tuesday 25 April @ East Oxford Community Centre 4. Looking for a Treasurer & committee restructuring 5. CAG Social @ County Hall - 27 April 7pm-9pm 6. We've been nominated for OCVA Awards! 7. Bring & Fix It … Continue reading Irregular News – April 2017
Come along to our Swap Shop! Sunday 5th February, 2017 Turl Street Kitchen, OX1 3DH 11am - 2pm (10:30am if you have items to swap) Open to everyone, students and townfolk Bring along any clothes, books, and other items you have at home that you no longer need, but might be useful to someone else. Swap … Continue reading Swap Shop @ Turl St Kitchen
We felt you would like to hear a bit more from us, so we put together an outline of our most recent updates, with further exciting details below! The Trailer Train The Circular shed The Third Trailer Micro-internships Upcycling workshop Student volunteer recruitment fair Welcome to our new social secretary PAT testing training The Coffee … Continue reading Autum 2016: The Trailer Train, circular shed, the third trailer and etc.
The Resource and Waste Management exhibition happens every year in September at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre. For the Circular Collective, the Circular Economy Connect Theatre is such a brilliant opportunity to see for free! ... and to hear the big players in the industry sharing their expertise and opinions. I had the chance of seeing charismatic … Continue reading Awesome RWM NEC
Done and dusted We've been up to a lot of things since we last told you a story! The end of February was really cool. We fixed Bubba! - our mascot lamp. It was given to us by Matt Molteno, the same friend who sparked the beginning of the Collective. The problem was that even with … Continue reading It’s been a busy month… so stay tuned!