Tag Archive for 'grow your own'

Fire resistant straw bale buildings and zero waste restaurants

May 2nd, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Australia’s National Science Agency, tested the fire resistance of a building with magnesium oxide board cladding and straw bale insulation. The building, which withstood temperatures of 1000° Celsius, was designed by Joost Bakker who said that straw is the biggest waste product on Earth.

Jersey in Transition committee meeting minutes of 28 February 2011

March 18th, 2011 by Nigel Jones

  Present: Anna Wimberley, Anne Pirouet, Geoffrey Pirouet, Ruth Baier-Rolls, Nigel Jones, Freya Gallichan Apologies: Daniel Wimberley, Scilla Beck, Jeremy Miller, Kirsten Miller, Ian Rolls 1. The Minutes of the meeting of the 31st January had been circulated and were signed. 2. Brainstorm: What are the aims of Jersey in Transition? Transition is about: building […]