Reuse, reduce, recycle, rethink

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  • Community Centred

    Community Centred Community Centred is a work in progress of the idea that the community is the level of existence at which, as a collection of interdependent families, a sustainable life and lifestyle makes most sense. That’s what we are, a collection of families that seek to come together cooperatively to Read more [...]

  • Chase Community Solar

    Chase Community Solar is a community benefit society working alongside Cannock Chase District Council to put PV solar panels on council-owned bungalows. This will be the first such scheme in the UK. We firmly believe that, if successful, it will be an inspiration for similar community energy projects with Councils Read more [...]

  • Earth Building UK

    The UK has an enormous heritage of earth buildings, and lots of people working to build new and conserve what we have.  EBUK is involved in lots of activities to support earth building, from training and writing training standards to workshops and networking events, conferences, research and networking with overseas Read more [...]

  • Blueprint Space, Bryant Court

    We are creating a community allotment and seating area in a green space attached to a housing block in Hoxton.  We are a small charity, Charushila, that works with youth and children, using discarded materials to create sustainable community projects. The first part of this project was the community consultation Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Proper Job Ltd

    Proper Job is a not for profit cooperative which is passionate about zero waste and stopping resources being lost in landfill. we have been composting since 1992 and opened our community cafe in 1995 and reuse site in 2000. our name Proper Job reflects the desire to create local work Read more [...]

  • Growing Devon Schools Parnership

    To be the first contact for anybody wanting to find out more about all outdoor learning in Devon’s schools. To be the first port of call for everyone wanting to improve the food culture in their school. To be the umbrella organisation encompassing health, food, outdoor learning, waste reduction, composting, 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 [...]

  • Lewes Organic Allotment Project

    LOAP is a community growing project for local people. Mentored sessions help increase knowledge and confidence, there’s a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with time to chat, and tasting days to share some of the produce grown. Produce is also shared at the end of each session for members to take home. Read more [...]

  • Feel the Earth Move

    Feel the earth move! 5 – 10 people Monday 3rd November 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Filling our lovely planters with earth and plants. By this time our balustrades will be up and the roof garden will be taking shape! 

  • Pop up a Planter

    Pop up a planter 4- 8 people Monday 27th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Joining together as a team to create planters for our roof garden used by our clients to grow vegetables for our 5* kitchen.

  • Build a balustrade!

    Helping us build a series of balustrades (ornamental fences) as part of our refurbishment work transforming our rooftop into a garden. 5 – 10 people Monday 13th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included

  • 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 [...]

  • Well-Beeing Garden

    The Well – Beeing Garden is based in the grounds of the NHS Kentish Town Health Centre providing a space for relaxation, contemplation and education for staff, patients and the local community.  We provide free weekly workshops based on gardening skills and knowledge and are open to all. To check 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 [...]

  • A Greener Place

    Hazlehurst Studios wants to be a MUCH greener space. Artistic Studios that want to recycle, compost and collect water, to then be used in community garden projects and generally make the world a little bit nicer. 

  • Tuppenny Barn Education

    Tuppenny Barn Education Centre is set on an organic smallholding where we grow vegetables and fruit for sale to the local community. The Centre is the hub for community events and courses and in particular for schools as we offer a ‘fork to fork’ experience so students can pick crops from 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 [...]

  • Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2014

    A city-wide Wildlife Garden Festival that aims to help people in Glasgow to get closer to nature. From the opening ceremony on September 9 that includes a mass bike ride, through storytelling, walks, a comedy night and canoe trips to a schools closing gala in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow’s green spaces 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 [...]

  • Volunteer opportunities at the NHM Wildlife Garden

    We are currently recruiting for volunteers to help out with the daily tasks of caring for the Wildlife Garden. This will include composting, habitat management (including coppicing), fence making, weeding, leaf raking and species recording. Please see the website for application form. 

  • 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 [...]

  • Woodcroft Community Orchard

    This is a new project to bring people together and share the journey to create a new orchard. As of Summer 2014 we have planted over 60 trees; Apple, Pear, Plum, Damson, Gage, Mulberry, Quince, Elder and a range of soft fruits and edible hedgerow. We are a community run and Read more [...]

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