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New website and new plans for 2022 – your involvement welcome

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 23-Jan-2022 | 2

We launched our new website in early January. It’s faster, more robust and (hopefully) easier to navigate. Please let us know if you find any broken links or any other problems. Since 2001, we’ve been developing a huge range of topics covering low-impact technologies, facilities and activities. But with the current economy and money system,… Continue reading New website and new plans for 2022 – your involvement welcome Read more

How to support anaerobic digestion for biogas and compost in communities

Rokiah Yaman of LEAP Micro AD | 19-Jan-2022 | 0

SOURCE turns food waste into energy, fertiliser and compost to grow healthy crops and create local jobs – in the heart of our cities! Read more

Why pyrolysis and ‘plastic to fuels’ is not a solution to the plastics problem

Energy engineer Dr Andrew Rollinson sets out the case as to why pyrolysis and ‘plastic to fuels’ is not a sustainable solution to the plastics problem. Read more

The Human Power Plant experiment: how many hours of power generation a day?

In this latest update on the Human Power Plant experiment, we learn just what a daily power generation schedule might involve when it comes to 750 students of Utrecht University literally producing their very own electricity. Read more

Feeding the Human Power Plant: can calories be carbon-neutral?

We take a look at the food it may take to fuel the great Human Power Plant, an experiment in the making where students of Utrecht University in the Netherlands will power their very own carbon-neutral accommodation block. Read more

Join our new online community Living Low Impact

We’re excited to introduce our new Facebook group Living Low Impact – and you’re invited! Read more

The great Human Power Plant experiment

Taking pedal power to a whole new level, an ambitious project will see the conversion of a 22 floor building into an entirely human powered community of 750 students at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Dubbed the Human Power Plant, Kris de Decker of Low-tech Magazine and artist Melle Smets will lead a team exploring the… Continue reading The great Human Power Plant experiment Read more

Home-made biogas anaerobic digester

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 08-Mar-2016 | 10

Thought you might like this. Just came across an old photo of a simple biogas digester built by Lowimpact.org co-founder Phil when we were based at Redfield Community in Buckinghamshire. Read more

Cargo bikes collecting local food waste for anaerobic digestion and biogas

Rokiah Yaman of LEAP Micro AD | 20-Jul-2015 | 1

Closing the food-waste-energy loop – a celebration of sustainability. Enjoy a free community event in a beautiful wildlife park learning about closed-loop recycling, urban agriculture, sustainable cities, decentralised waste management, renewable gas and how YOU can make a difference. Read more

There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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