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Showing Projects 151-200 of 438
  • Leeds Friends of the Earth

    We’re a group of volunteers taking positive action on environmental, ecological and community issues in the Leeds area – currently campaigning to protect bees, ban fracking in Leeds and calling for a stop to plans to increase transport links to Leeds Bradford Airport – though we are always open to Read more [...]

  • Camden Business Awards

    The Camden Business Awards are now open for entries. Recognising achievement across the board, the awards provide a fantastic opportunity for Camden-based businesses to gain the recognition they deserve. With categories ranging from environmental sustinability to the built environment, the awards are free to enter and open to all Camden-based Read more [...]

  • Volunteering

    This is the area where Project Dirt will host all of its resources about volunteering.  So whether you’re a host project seeking volunteers or a person or group looking for opportunities here is a good place to start:

  • Voluntary Action Camden

    Voluntary Action Camden (VAC) is Camden’s Council for Voluntary Service. We are an independent charitable organisation and our mission is to work with the people of Camden to support, develop and promote voluntary and community activity. More than 1,400 voluntary and community groups provide vital activities and services, create local Read more [...]

  • Old Church Nursery Edible Playground

    Trees for Cities is an independent charity established in 1993 that inspires people to plant and love trees in cities worldwide. We grow stronger communities, enhance urban spaces and improve health and happiness in areas of cities that need it most. We work in housing estates, parks, schools, community centres Read more [...]

  • Old Paradise Yard Community Garden

    At Old Paradise Yard we have been given the opportunity to explore how maintaining a productive garden in London can provide an economically viable and positive alternative for use of outdoor space: A garden that can work towards creating stronger communities, happier individuals and a healthier environment. The areas we Read more [...]

  • The Russet Kitchen Garden

    Located round the back of the venue, The Russet Cafe has a small kitchen garden, growing a variety of food and flowers and keeping live quail. A functional demonstration site for urban food growing, the garden provides The Russet’s kitchen with a regular supply of organically grown edibles whilst helping Read more [...]

  • equolo is a collaborative open source platform for a sustainable world. The equolo map helps people find places where to shop and consume in a socially and environmentally responsible way, and responsible entrepreneurs promote their activities and reach more customers

  • Forest Garden Club

    Weekly from 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Stratford Armouries We are creating a Forest Garden which will grow over 100 edible crops on a 2 acre site and in addition native and non native trees over 3 acres. Join us at the Forest Garden Club 11th November to 20th January for Read more [...]

  • Climate Justice App

    The Climate Justice App is a free resource in continual development that curates a suite of News, Tweets, Community and Organisational activity that collectively is helping to address the global impact of Climate Change on communities least able to adapt. It integrates Project Dirt Events, Projects and Stories in recognition Read more [...]

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Urban Studies Centre

    WANTED: Education Volunteers! We are looking for one or two volunteers to support our exciting new Tri-Borough Outdoor Learning project; assisting on preparation and delivery of our outside sessions. Plus we are looking for support with our general administrative activities in our friendly Hammersmith office. Responsibilities will include assisting monitoring Read more [...]

  • FoodCycle Bristol

    Here at FoodCycle Bristol we’re passionate about helping to close the gap between food waste and food poverty. It is worrying how much perfectly edible food we throw away when an increasing number of people are finding it difficult to access food and a healthy diet. We believe that no Read more [...]

  • Bowring Park ‘Restoration Project’

    Historic Bowring Park is Knowsley’s oldest municipal park, established when the Georgian Roby Hall estate was gifted in 1906 by Alderman WB Bowring to the people of Liverpool after the adoption of the Open Spaces Act 1906. Knowsley Council, working with our partners, has successfully passed Stage 1 of a Read more [...]

  • Nut Project

    Summary in a Nutshell To explore the use and value of the Nut trees with a view that these  trees could be of huge future significance for our temperate climate with a focus on community application and education. Ancient Needs- Future Needs- The Nut project specifically addresses the peoplecare of food security Read more [...]

  • Belhaven NHS Community Garden

    Belhaven Community Garden (BCG) is a Sustaining Dunbar project to transform an area of land adjacent to Belhaven Hospital, Dunbar, into gardens where local residents, community groups, staff and patients can grow together. All areas are currently common areas and there is a real sense of community and a shared Read more [...]

  • Carbon Conversations

    Carbon Conversations Groups offer a supportive group experience that helps people halve their personal carbon footprint. They deal with the difficulties of change by connecting to values, emotions and identity. The groups are based on a psychological understanding of how people change. Groups of 6-8 members meet with trained facilitators Read more [...]

  • The Surefoot Effect

    The Surefoot Effect Community Interest Company equips people with lifelong skills for sustainability. Our approach is values-based and transformational. People are at the heart of what we do. Infrastructure and technology matter, but the whole-hearted commitment of people is the essential ingredient for change. When people have: space to think time Read more [...]

  • GreenFingersMoston

    We are a group of local residents and school parents based on an allotment plot in Moston, Manchester. We’ve got a community garden here with raised beds, small orchard, fruit bushes, a little pond, a big polytunnel and an outdoor classroom and we grow our 5-a-days and enjoy ourselves in the Read more [...]

  • WSHA Energy Advice Project

    The WSHA Energy Advice Project, based in Glasgow, aims to help the tenants and owners of Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association and WS Property Management to reduce energy consumption in the home through education and behaviour change. The project assists householders to understand their electricity/gas usage and how to lower it, understand how Read more [...]

  • Sustaining Dunbar

    Sustaining Dunbar helps bring people together to start and support new initiatives which create local jobs, help people cut their fuel bills, grow more food, reduce car use, cut waste…..Initiatives which help to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce CO2 emissions and make it easier for us to cope Read more [...]

  • Just Act

    Just Act is a website providing practical advice for anyone wanting to make a difference and improve their community.  The site points visitors to advice and resources sourced from a variety of organisations and people who are involved in a community project. It also contains a forum where we host monthly live discussions, Read more [...]

  • Daneville Road Pocket Park

    This is a greening project, aiming to transform an unused space into a beautiful green space with raised garden beds and some seating. We will plant ornamental shrubs and flowers and some food plants like herbs and berries. We would like to create a peaceful space taht the local community Read more [...]

  • Low Carbon Hub

    The Low Carbon Hub is championing community energy. We are spearheading a new energy system for Oxfordshire with communities at the heart. We do this by developing renewable schemes with businesses, schools and communities. The Low Carbon Hub have just launched its first community share offer to put local power Read more [...]

  • Bedfordshire Green Hub

    The Bedfordshire Green Hub aims to empower students to lead sustainability action within the University of Bedfordshire and beyond. This ambitious project has received funding from the NUS Students Green Fund.  With initiatives and activities ranging from our Student Eats growing site, to our Pop Up Green Pod, our Student Read more [...]

  • Bristol Green Doors

    Bristol Green Doors runs educational events to inspire, encourage and enable domestic green refurbishment in our community and support others to do the same. Our next open homes event is on the 13-14th September. If you want to make your home energy smart, more comfortable, cleaner for the environment or Read more [...]

  • WEA Greening Wingrove Project

    Supporting people in Wingrove and New Mills to live sustainably Greening Wingrove is a community partnership project to support the people of Wingrove, Newcastle upon Tyne to live sustainably through growing, recycling and saving energy – helped by BIG Lottery’s Communities Living Sustainably Fund. The partners in the BIG Lottery’s Read more [...]

  • The November Project

    The November Project will bring tidal power to the very heart of London.  a new low carbon living demonstration hub and research and development centre for accessible, sustainable energy solutions.  The November Project works towards eradicating damaging fossil fuels from The Thames, improving its economy and ecology. As well as Read more [...]

  • London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC)

    Pioneering Urban Living London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC) is an innovative urban project who are making a positive difference. With increasing climate challenges, breakdown of communities and financial insecurity, LCNC is committed to being part of the solution. LCNC plans to create a community run, low tech, flexible model for Read more [...]

  • L8 Living Sustainably

    L8 Living Sustainably is an initiative in Toxteth, Liverpool to promote local food growing, energy generation and to educate people on the impact of climate change and the measures they can take to improve their lives. The five year project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Communities Living Sustainably’ Read more [...]

  • Cody Cultivators

    EVERY WEDNESDAY, 10 – 4pm Cody Cultivators is a weekly open community gathering to celebrate and explore existing and new possibilities for the Sensory Garden at Cody Dock, bringing these ideas to life to build a sustainable environment for all to enjoy. Cody Cultivators activities will be varied from week Read more [...]

  • Tramway Avenue Pocket Park

    The project, jointly funded by Stratford’s Renaissance Partnership and the Mayor of London forms part of the Mayor of London’s Pocket Park programme announced in November 2013. The vision for the Pocket Park is to create a well-managed green oasis at the heart of Stratford town centre which will help Read more [...]

  • Transition in Kings

    Transition Town created in order to build community and steer Kings Langley toward a more resilient, carbon neutral future.  Last year we received £500 from Grass Roots Giving towards our local Food Growing Project.  We also have an Energy Co-operative called    

  • Seeding the City

    Tickets now on sale for Seeding the City 17 and 18 May Tours, talks and fireside concert as part of Human-Nature A programme of talks across two days in May, curated in partnership with Nomad and held in association with The Chelsea Fringe Festival and as part of the London Festival Read more [...]

  • Faxi Ltd

    Faxi is a new internet and smartphone journey sharing social network. It’s designed for people to find car sharing partners, as well as walking and cycling partners, for connected people travelling to the same destination. Every day there are millions of car journeys, many of which are regular trips to Read more [...]

  • Cheshire Furniture Reuse Forum

    Cheshire Furniture Reuse Forum (CFRF) is made up of local not-for-profit projects that collect quality reusable furniture and household appliances throughout Cheshire and donate or sell it at low cost to people in need. The projects employ staff, create work placements and train volunteers. The Forum is supported by Cheshire Read more [...]

  • Grow a Grower

    With abundant experience in the field, Farnham Local Food is now looking to share its food-growing skills with the wider community. Not only are we growing vegetables, we are also growing growers! We already have a consolidated team of volunteers behind us so our next step is to train our Read more [...]

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