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  • GreenHouse out of recycled plastic bottles

    ArtsCafe organised and initiated the idea of creating a greenhouse out of bottles…. Greenhouse out of recyled plastic bottles built with the help of 1stLeeSouthBrowniesCatford 6th BrowniesTrinity Primary SchoolShayna SoongPauline Danley-CoxParents of BrowniesJudith Simmons (Glendale)Hither Green Association (SeedSwap)LocalsGrowing a Greener Britain

  • Our Eco Garden

    Creation and development of an eco garden to include: A green house constructed from recycled plastic bottles. Water butt and drain piping system. A compost bin to recycle school waste. A vegetable plot using recycled and reclaimed items. Wildflowers to attract butterflies, bees and birds. Bug hotels to attract beneficial Read more [...]

  • Exeter Foodbank

    Exeter Foodbank provides emergency food for local people in crisis via a voucher referral system. We are a small, volunteer-centred charity with a big heart and a big vision: to support local people in crisis and ensure that no one in and around the city of Exeter goes hungry. We Read more [...]

  • The Tree Council – Seed Gathering Season

    Since 1998, The Tree Council has been organising Seed Gathering Season, the autumn campaign to inspire everyone to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future. The festival starts each year on the 23rd September (the autumn equinox, considered to be the first day of autumn) and continues Read more [...]

  • River Thames Boat Project

    We offer educational, therapeutic and recreational cruises and activities on the River Thames for the young; for older people; and people of all ages with a disability or mental health condition. As well as our regular day and residential cruises and educational programmes, we help our clients plan bespoke cruises Read more [...]

  • Bordesley Green Forest Garden

    Bordesley Green Forest Garden is a National Lottery funded community project. We aim to promote sustainable urban food production. We work with the local community to promote regenerative urban food production and community collaboration. A Forest Garden is defined as an edible and productive garden using trees, shrubs and other Read more [...]

  • Free schools waste education programme

    Western Riverside Waste Authority provides a free waste education programme for schools in Wandsworth, Lambeth, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. Classes can visit a working recycling centre and transfer station, and see what happens to the 1300 tonnes of waste and recycling collected each day in our part Read more [...]

  • Eco volunteer Project

    The ‘Brecon and District MIND Eco Project’ is an excitingopportunity for anyone who is interested in the natural world and how to care for their environment.The project, in partnership with the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, The Brecknock Wildlife Trust, and other partners alloPws volunteers to take part in Environmental Conservation Read more [...]

  • Harrow – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Westminster – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Wandsworth – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Southwark – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Islington – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action, is all about educating London drivers about the impact of idling on local air pollution, and the harmful effects pollution has on health. The project is being funded through the Read more [...]

  • Camden – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help to Read more [...]

  • Tower Hamlets – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Enfield – Vehicle Idling Action

    Testing edits! Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, Read more [...]

  • City of London – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help to improve Read more [...]

  • Lambeth – Vehicle Idling Action

    Don’t have a Project Dirt account yet? RSVP for event dates here Our important and timely campaign, Vehicle Idling Action is tackling London’s high levels of air pollution and is being commissioned through the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund. If you want to learn some valuable behaviour change skills, and help Read more [...]

  • Embercombe Experience Weekend

    At our Embercombe Experience Weekends we warmly welcome everyone who would like to come along and volunteer their enthusiasm, expertise, or simply a willing pair of hands, to help in both seasonal and on-going work at Embercombe. Over a weekend of working on the land, cooking, eating and sharing, we Read more [...]

  • Renovation and rebuilding of raised beds

    We have received funds through Greggs Foundation Environmental Fund to renovate and rebuild a number of raised vegetable and herb beds in Winsford Gardens in Penge, south east London.  The Friends of Winsford Gardens/ Penge Green Gym Community Group of local volunteers will be working on this project during Autumn/Winter Read more [...]

  • Filton Community Garden

    Filton Community Garden was created in July 2013.  The aim of the project was to create a space for residents of Filton and the wider community where they could relax in a garden setting and enjoy the flowers and wildlife. The original project was a simple plan with a podium Read more [...]

  • Delius Community Gardening Project

    Artworks Creative Communities brings you the Delius Community Gardening Project. This project will develop the green space at the Delius Arts & Cultural Centre in Bradford city centre. Having recently received funding from Greggs Foundation as part of their Environmental Grant, we are excited to begin working with the community Read more [...]

  • Growing Food for the Community

    We aim to help people with learning difficulties and/or disability build more independent lives within their own neighbourhood and out with traditional support services. To facilitate this we will build larger and more sustainable raised beds for the community garden which will be a source of food for local community Read more [...]

  • Pennington Community Allotment & Orchard

    The core members of our allotmenteers are drawn from a Transition group, but we have been joined by many others with no affiliation to any group! Transition Lymington is part of the larger New Forest Transition  hub. We are a grass roots association of people of different ages and backgrounds who all Read more [...]

  • BETRA Market Garden Peckham

    Community garden in Peckham growing organic produce for residents and local volunteers. www.facebook.com/BETRAMarketGarden We are relatively new so welcome both skilled and unskilled volunteers to share ideas and thoughts in return for a fun day out and some veg! Would especially like some help getting the compost going and anyone Read more [...]

  • Wolverton Community Orchard

    Wolverton Community Orchard is in the alleyway off Woburn Avenue, Wolverton, between Western Road and Furze Way and close to Western Road Recreation Ground. It’s open every day in daylight hours for anyone of any age who appreciates the tranquillity it provides. Most of the orchard is wheelchair-friendly and we Read more [...]

  • Old Moat Greenies

    We are Old Moat Greenies, a food growing group on a deprived estate in South Manchester.  We grow in our gardens and on a community plot.  Our project helps us to access fresh, healthy food, saves us money and brings us together.  Greggs funding is helping us to get more Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Natural Community Garden

    We are an award winning independent environmental charity based in Scotswood,one of the most economically deprived neighbourhoods in Newcastle. Established in 1995, our beautiful 2.5 acre garden includes wildflower meadows, woodland, ponds, a sculpture trail, heritage orchards and fruit and vegetable gardens designed as Forest Gardens. Our Forest Gardens are some of the Read more [...]

  • London Rainforest Choir

    This world has an abundance of everything we need. Scarcity is due to people forgetting how to share: Baka Forest People The London Rainforest Choir workshops are open to all. Come along and learn the joyful compelling singing of the Baka rain forest people of Central Africa. Their multi-layered polyphony Read more [...]

  • Gamesley Allotments

    Gamesley Allotments, is a new allotments site that is been setup by High Peak Borough Council, working in partnership with Glossop Action for Allotments, which will see 32 new allotments, and a community orchard. One of the 32 new allotments will be run by G52 as a community allotment. G52 Read more [...]

  • Shift Bristol

    Shift Bristol runs a 1 year Practical Sustainability Course and various short courses, workshops and events. Our courses are hands on, collaborative and innovative, They explore ways in which we can live constructively and productively and make positive change in the world. 

  • Bore Place

    Bore Place is home to the charity, Commonwork and to Commonwork Organic Farm Ltd. We are set in 500 acres of beautiful organic farmland near Sevenoaks in Kent. On site we also have a conference and study centre, an education team providing food and farming programmes for schools and colleges Read more [...]

  • The Blue-Sky Greenhouse

    The Blue-Sky Greenhouse is a social enterprise whose aim is to encourage new perspectives on food production within urban environments and to teach communities how to get growing themselves. Founded by Ashley Lydiate – who has a background in environmental management with published research into post-agricultural soil quality and a Read more [...]

  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Old Moat Greenies

    We are Old Moat Greenies (OMG), residents from a deprived estate in South Manchester who grow their own fruit and vegetables and plant for wildlife. Our rapid growth from a handful of people to over 90 households in just 2 years demonstrates both the need for our organisation and the Read more [...]

  • Napiershall Street Garden

    We have turned a car park into a community garden! Together, we sow, grow and harvest healthy food with the aim of making gardening accessible and sustainable for all. Napiershall Street Community Garden was founded as part of the Let’s Cook Grow Sew Together project supported by West of Scotland Read more [...]

  • Houseboat Verda the houseboat art community

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED. Upskill, skill share, creatives, professionals, try hards and artists…You are most welcome to come join us on the Goodship Verda and friends as part of Adur Arts Collective… It appears like an apparition more at home in the backwaters of Kooksville, California…  A pebble’s throw from Brighton, yet you Read more [...]

  • The Cornfield

    The Cornfield site is an underused patch of land situated between the communities of Millburn and Ballysally in Coleraine. The local communities will be directly involved in wild flower sowing and growing, and will create beautiful sensory gardens in which to wander, grow their own veg, provide outdoor classroom space Read more [...]

  • Friends of Queenscroft Park

    A group of local residents looking to protect and improve Queenscroft Park in Eltham. Currently planting wild flower seeds, organising regular litter picks and we’ll be holding a community fun event in the park on Saturday 16 July.

  • Hawkwood Allotments Organic Collective

    This once derelict group of adjacent allotment sites has been managed collectively as one organic site since OrganicLea reclaimed it in 2001. It is now cared for by a small group of volunteer gardeners. With perennials, pond, orchard, polytunnel and bees, there’s a lot of scope for trying new things and Read more [...]

  • Oasis Farm Waterloo

    In June 2015, a new urban farm opened its gates in Lambeth, a stone’s throw from London’s South Bank. The result of a partnership between Oasis Hub Waterloo and educational charity Jamie’s Farm, the Oasis Farm Waterloo aims to become a thriving community resource for Lambeth and Southwark, offering workshops Read more [...]

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