29th February 2020 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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1st March 2020 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
2nd March 2020 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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28th February 2020 As the barrenness of winter slowly gives way to the sounds and sights of spring, CAT Gardener Petra Weinmann begins to make plans for the CAT gardens. As I write…Read More
27th February 2020 The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) has announced a new suite of short courses to enable people to reduce their carbon emissions by installing renewable technologies. Starting in April, students…Read More
15th February 2020 A new suite of weekend gardening courses at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will teach people how to boost biodiversity and start growing food in any size garden, for…Read More
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