23rd November 2019 Short Course A Beginner’s Guide to the Compost Toilet – Understanding the biology behind humanure Get a foundational understanding of the principles, benefits and limitations of compost toilets. This is not a…Read More
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24th November 2019 Short Course Off-grid sewage and water treatment systems If you’re living or working in a remote location and need low impact, eco-friendly options for waste water management, CAT is the place to…Read More
25th November 2019 Short Course Gain the practical experience and key skills to build a tiny house all of your own Whether you’re planning to build your own home or just want to pick up…Read More
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22nd November 2019 With ever increasing loss of species and biodiversity worldwide, can we look to our own green spaces to try and make a difference? We talked to CAT gardener Petra about…Read More
6th November 2019 In 2016 Chuck Maffett attended a ‘Building with Rammed Earth’ course at CAT, since then he has gone on to set up his own business, eco earth walz making prefabricated…Read More
11th October 2019 We had an exciting time at the CAT Conference this year, with lots of inspiring conversations, great speakers, a memorable ceilidh and highly engaged participants. The theme this year was…Read More
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