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The value of unwanted electricals – can we ‘mine’ our drawers, not our planet.

Material Focus has recently released new research on electrical waste in the UK and has concluded that…

Action For Somerset’s Future Event

Booking link for free ticket: We are incredibly excited to present to you our upcoming Action…

International Women’s Day 2024

As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, CAG Somerset is delighted to shine a light on exceptional…

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CAG March Training Series

Here at CAG Somerset we have been working closely with our neighbours across the border in Devon…

Meet our new team member!

Welcome to Lucy Smith, our new East Somerset Coordinator Lucy has joined Jinny and Amelia in supporting…

Green New Years Resolutions

Happy 2024 everyone! If you’re seeking New Year’s Resolution inspiration, we’ve got some achievable and feel-good suggestions…

Two men work together on a laptop in a community hall with people in the background. One man is on the computer, the other is leaning over offering assistance.

CAG Somerset Newsletters

Here are our latest newsletters. To subscribe to our newsletter and be kept up-to-date with the CAG…

In the centre is a group of women around a worktop making sustainable Christmas wreaths out of natural products and foliage.

Green Seasons Greetings

Deck the halls and raid the malls, tis the season that is known for over-consumption and over-spending….

A photo of four women all grouped together smiling at the camera. The women are holding large cardboard cut-outs of a pair of scissors and a screwdriver. The purpose of these cut outs is to promote repairing items, community repair groups and repair cafes to try encourage more circular thinking.

Fixfest 2023

Our team attended Fixfest in Cardiff in September and had an inspiring day of workshops, talks and…

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Gardening for Wildlife- talk by Helen Gillingham

People powered change

We support and help community action groups who focus on re-use, repair, reduction, sharing, surplus food or composting.

A picture of a community allotment. wooden planters are in neat rows with small paths between them. Within the planters are different green leafy plants of varying heights. In some planters are canes growing peas. All plants appear to be seasonal summer vegetables. To the back right of the image are some sheds and the community allotment continues right through the image