includes: renewable energy, energy efficiency

Showing Projects 251-300 of 438
  • Growhampton

    Growhampton is a sustainability initiative with a big focus on food growing. It was established in September 2013 and is funded by the NUS Student Green Fund. Growhampton is delivered by Roehampton Student’s Union in partnership with the University of Roehampton. Our vision All students and staff at Roehampton embed Read more [...]

  • The Community Farm

    The Community Farm supplies fresh organic fruit and vegetables to homes and businesses in and around Bristol, Bath and the Chew Valley. We are a community-focussed social enterprise – more than 500 local people share ownership of the farm and have a say in how it is run. We provide Read more [...]

  • Bristol willow weaving

    This is a gathering space for anyone interested in working with willow or natural weaving in Bristol. It might be through making baskets, growing willow, attending/running willow weaving courses, or using other natural materials for willow – and many other weaving/willow related events and ideas! Open to all to contribute Read more [...]

  • Nature Connected

    Nature Connected is a green partnership bringing together public, private and community sector organisations to help maximise the benefits of our green spaces for people, wildlife and economy, and embed the natural environment in decision-making. 

  • Green Dragons City University

    “Green Dragons” is an exciting new scheme by the City University London Students’ Union to help students develop skills to become community builders and leaders of change. Students will be encouraged to identify opportunities, big or small, to improve sustainability at the University or in the local community, create solutions and Read more [...]

  • UK Gleaning Network (Bristol)

    Be part of the Arable Spring! If you live within 70 miles of Bristol that means YOU! Come with us on a gleaning day in 2014. Spend time in beautiful new places with lovely people getting stuck in to some serious issues of food waste, and doing something tangible and Read more [...]

  • The Good Wardrobe

    The Good Wardrobe is your free style-sharing community hub mixing the best ‘conscious’ fashion with services that prolong the life of clothes. It is the antithesis of fast-fashion.    

  • Po-Zu – shoes with a good sole

    Po-Zu is a London-based award-winning ethical shoe brand, offering maximum comfort with minimum waste. Their shoes are made using carefully selected natural materials that are healthy for feet, safe for all the workers throughout their supply chain, and kind to the environment. As part of its sustainable strategy Po-Zu donates Read more [...]

  • Bristol Energy Cooperative

    Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is a community-owned energy cooperative, growing Greater Bristol’s local green energy supply and making the benefits available to all. We develop  renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and helps others to do the same. We got started in 2011. Our projects are funded by investor members. Read more [...]

  • Community Environmental Trust

    The Community Environmental Trust is an environmental charity based in north Birmingham.  The Trust works with local communities to deliver all sorts of environmentally based projects.  Including projects like developing a wild flower meadow where once it was a landfill site, doing conservation volunteering with young adults and helping them Read more [...]

  • Warmth4All

    Warmth4All is a community engagement project managed by Energy Projects Plus in partnership with Faiths4Change and Parish Power. Our partnership approach provides practical support to enable people to keep their homes warm at an affordable price. Funded by Scottish Power Energy People Trust, the project works with established faith communities within Halton, Read more [...]

  • Save Energy Advice Line

    Registered charity, Energy Projects Plus have provided free impartial and expert advice for over 15 years.   We operate the Save Energy Advice Line Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, which is a free and impartial advice line available to residents in Merseyside.   Our trained energy advisors offer advice on domestic energy efficiency Read more [...]

  • Liverpool City Region Collective Switch

    The Liverpool City Region Collective Switch is managed by local environmental charity, Energy Projects Plus, in partnership with the Liverpool City Region local authorities in order to help local residents save on their energy bills by joining together to negotiate a better deal from energy suppliers.   Over 4,600 people Read more [...]

  • Windmill Hill City Farm

    Windmill Hill City Farm is an independent community project situated half a mile south of Bristol city centre. We aim to meet the needs of local people through a wide range of social, environmental, educational, recreational and economic activities.

  • Birmingham Friends of the Earth

    Birmingham Friends of the Earth is the only organisation in Birmingham campaigning on biodiversity, climate change, energy, transport, air quality and waste.  We work to change policy at local and national level for a more sustainable world. We are based in our building The Warehouse and hold regular campaigns meetings Read more [...]

  • Arisaig Wild

    Two cottages under renovation on the West Coast of Scotland. We will eventually let the cottages, have some camping and some cabins to let, but right now we need general help to complete eco-building works such as stud walling and lime plastering, insulation, etc. We can provide a warm room, Read more [...]

  • Woodland Trust Free Trees for Communities

    Do you know any communities, schools or groups that would benefit from free trees? Each spring and autumn the Woodland Trust offers community groups, youth groups and schools the chance to apply for packs of free trees. Whether groups are interested in helping wildlife; creating a faith, or inter-faith, green Read more [...]

  • Growing in the City

    Project Aim To provide a community green space for local people to socialise, share existing and learn new skills and grow their own food. This project is based on an Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) approach which considers local assets as primary building blocks of sustainable community building. The approach Read more [...]

  • Transition Town Reading

    Transition is about realising that a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable life can be so much better: healthier, more social, cheaper, less stressful and more enjoyable. Transition Reading is currently involved in projects around draught busting, community orchards, a repair cafe and Transition Streets to bring groups on neighbours closer together Read more [...]

  • Patagonia Covent Garden

    Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis – Patagonia’s Mission Statement. This means that our products work and last, our processes are transparent and that we use our weight to influence other manufacturers to work more sustainably. As Read more [...]

  • Community Composting for Local Food

    Community Composting for Local Food is a project run by the Community Composting Network which delivers accredited training, support and basic start up equipment across England. It’s funded by Big Lottery’s Local Food programme and last year we trained 109 participants from 57 groups on how to source composting materials, Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym

    Voluntary conservation work, designed to benefit Camden’s green spaces and to improve the overall fitness and wellbeing of volunteers. We meet at a variety of parks, nature reserves and green spaces in the borough of Camden on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.45am-2pm. All welcome, no booking necessary and free refreshments Read more [...]

  • CookHoods

    CookHoods is the new way to empower home cooks to sell their homemade edible goodies and seasonal produce to their neighbours. We believe in helping to bring neighborhoods closer together through local, diverse food, made from scratch by directly linking producers with consumers.  As a social enterprise and as an Read more [...]

  • Occupy London Walking Tours

    Occupy London Tours is a free tour company, run by (very well informed!) volunteers, who want to throw open the secretive world of finance and politics for all to see. The tours are designed to be informative, entertaining and – most importantly – accessible. Our aim to is to enable Read more [...]

  • Green Open Homes

    The Green Open Homes network aims to support low-carbon open homes events across the country through free resources and advice. The events provide an opportunity for visitors to ask a neighbour about an energy saving improvement that they’ve made, and see if it might inspire them to carry out something similar in their own Read more [...]

  • CamdenCAN

    CamdenCAN is a network of individuals and organisations who are taking or want to take action on climate change. CamdenCAN brings all these groups together, to publicise eco events in Camden and to facilitate networking between those concerned about climate, resilience and sustainability issues. Join our mailing list to learn Read more [...]

  • Eco Nurseries

    BHESCo is an energy service company working with schools and nurseries to supply cleaner, cheaper energy for no upfront cost. Our aim is to implement solutions that help schools reduce their energy costs forever.  We act as project manager, overseeing the planning, installation, cost management and operating performance of the Read more [...]

  • Active Travel Champions

    Sustrans are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who can help us spread the word about the benefits of cycling/ walking. There are lots of ways to get involved from giving travel advice, bike buddying to organising walks or rides. We can also support volunteers to develop their own ideas. If you are enthusiastic Read more [...]

  • Streetbank

    Streetbank is a website that makes it easy to see all of the things and skills that your neighbours are willing to share with you.   It was recently listed by the Times as one of the 50 websites you can’t live without. So far, Streetbank members have lent each other Read more [...]

  • Centre for Alternative Technology

    CAT educates for a sustainable society. We run Masters courses in renewable energy and sustainable architecture; have short courses on all aspects of sustainable living; hold regular events and are open to visitors. CAT informs, inspires and enables practical solutions for sustainable living We have created some of the most Read more [...]

  • Rochester Square Come-Unity Garden

    We are a group of diverse creatives rejuvenating a derelict plant nursery and theatrical prop warehouse in Camden Town! A brief history: Being neglected for over 10 years, the garden and buildings were beginning to fall apart and degrade the surrounding neighbourhood. Having once being home to an array of Read more [...]

  • Slades Farm Community Garden

    Slades Farm Community Garden is located in the large Slades Farm Open Space in north Bournemouth. Historically this was farmland, but it became absorbed by Bournemouth’s expansion in the 1950s. Work started on the community garden in March 2012. The objectives are to garden sustainably, using permaculture principles, and to Read more [...]

  • GoodGym Tower Hamlets

    GoodGym is a group of runners that like to put our exercise to use – we like to help community organisations with physical tasks as a way to keep fit. We clear land, shovel & barrow compost, shift heavy stuff like flagstones or furniture… anything that’s hard work. Email me Read more [...]

  • Merton Green Parents

    Merton Green Parents is here for parents who want their parenting journey to be sustainability minded. This is your place to share ideas, get advice parents and make friends!  We meet on a Wednesday morning from 10.30 at Coffee in the Wood, 101 High Street Colliers Wood. We also have Read more [...]

  • Battersea against Biofuels

    Campaign against a biofuel CHP plant proposed as part of the Battersea Power Station re-development. Controversial palm oil comopany Sime Darby owns 40% of the shares in the development, hence palm oil is expected to be the most likely feedstock. Battersea Against Biofuels campaigns against a large biofuels CHP plant Read more [...]

  • Brighton Open Market

    Opening in 2014, the newly refurbished Brighton Open Market will provide an outstanding modern day market promoting fresh, healthy food and providing a platform for local producers. There will be a particular emphasis on local, Fairtrade, free range and organic produce, and other goods that demonstrate a considerate approach to the environment Read more [...]

  • Nottingham Fixers

    Nottingham Fixers is a Nottingham-based community group who run a Fix-it space at Sneinton Market on the 3rd Saturday of every month, 11am-3pm. This repair space aims to help people fix items, by not only fixing them, but by teaching them how to fix, so in future they can fix Read more [...]

  • Sharing Sherwood

    Sharing Sherwood aims to take food that would normally be thrown away from supermarkets and cooking it up and serving it out to the public in a social eating space. This works in a pay-by-donation model, so pay what you can. Profits go to paying Fareshare, but majority goes towards Read more [...]

  • CEL Training Facility – Tottenham

    We are making a training facility over the summer to teach people how to install loft insulation. It is a timber structure with traditional roof construction sat on top of 2 shipping containers.  We are looking for Volunteers to come along on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to work with our great Read more [...]

  • Paddington Farm Trust

    Paddington Farm is a 43 acre organic farm offering educational and recreational holidays for children and young people from inner cities and work experience and vocational training for local young people. Accommodation for up to 30, summer yurts and camping, learning activities and outdoor play.

  • Seeds of Fashion

    Welcome to “Seeds of Fashion”. This is the story of a garment from seed to fashion, sown, grown and made in London. The story includes sowing, growing, harvesting, retting, breaking, scutching, heckling, spinning, weaving, designing, printing and making. The complete lifecycle of a garment unfolded. It is a story of Read more [...]

  • Harvest Lottery For Schools

    Win the opportunity for your school to be part of British Food Fortnight’s Harvest Festival celebration in Westminster Abbey in the presence of VIPs and a host of celebrities!   Hurry – Closing date for entries is the 24th July 2013 – enter now at www.lovebritishfood.co.uk Love British Food, the Read more [...]

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