Big-Thinking Local Action

Energy

Switch to renewables for limitless clean energy. Showing 6 initiatives out of 25.

Showing 6 initiatives out of 25

Raasay Community Renewables

We aim to build two community owned hydro schemes on the Isle of Raasay.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Energy
  • Nature
  • Land Use

People's Energy

To offer 100% renewable electricity with some of the lowest prices on the market.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy

ESCO-in-a-box

Help local organisations and authorities assist small businesses to improve their energy efficiency.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Energy
  • Buildings

Low Carbon West Oxford

Reducing carbon emissions at a local community level through integrated and nature-based action.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Waste
  • Energy
  • Nature

Devas Youth Club Sustainability Project

To help Devas Youth Club become a sustainability beacon in the local community

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Energy
  • Buildings

European Marine Energy Centre

Our vision: A globally successful marine energy industry as part of a clean energy system

  • Carbon emissions
  • Energy
  • Transport

Buildings

Design, build and live in ways that consume, waste and pollute less. Showing 4 initiatives out of 4.

Showing 4 initiatives out of 4

REACH Homes

100% affordable and zero carbon eco homes.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Waste
  • Buildings
  • Energy
  • Circular Economy

Cumbria Green Build & Sustainable Living Festival

To run events to help people cut their carbon footprints in all sorts of ways.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Consumerism
  • Depleted resources
  • Buildings
  • Nature
  • Land Use

LILAC – Low Impact Living Affordable Community

To change our broken housing system, to make it fairer and avoid huge hikes in house prices.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Buildings
  • Energy
  • Land Use

Goldsmith Street

To provide good quality, environmentally friendly homes with low fuel bills.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Buildings
  • Energy
  • Land Use

Circular Economy

Repair, remanufacture, recycle to make the economy grow. Showing 6 initiatives out of 10.

Showing 6 initiatives out of 10

Shrewsbury Food Hub

To Reduce Food Waste

  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy
  • Energy
  • Land Use

The Artful Menders

To reduce the amount of clothing sent to landfill by repairing, altering and up-cyling the clothes.

  • Carbon emissions
  • Consumerism
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

CropDrop

We link allotments and food projects within the same area to help strengthen communities.

  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Greater fairness
  • Circular Economy
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Plastic Shed

Bringing people together in Stockport to turn plastic waste into new, useful things.

  • Consumerism
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Upcycle Fashion

To deliver garment repair & upcycling workshops to increase the the longevity of clothing.

  • Consumerism
  • Depleted resources
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

The Ink Bin Ink Cartridge Recycling

To save home use plastic and leakage entering landfill whilst educating youngsters of climate issues

  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Transport

Avoid, shift or improve your mode of transport. Showing 6 initiatives out of 9.

Showing 6 initiatives out of 9

Food Connect

Providing a zero-emissions service to transport surplus food from businesses to communities.

  • Air pollution
  • Waste
  • Greater fairness
  • Transport
  • Circular Economy

Charge My Street

To install & operate community electric vehicle chargepoints, raising money through community shares

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Greater fairness
  • Transport
  • Energy

Car-Free School Streets

To make streets outside schools free from cars for pupils at the start and end of the school day.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Anti-Idling Toolkit

To put a stop to idling engines in your neighbourhood.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

WOW Year-Round Walk To School Challenge

To encourage more children to walk to school on a regular basis.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Community Street Audits

To evaluate the quality of streets and spaces from the viewpoint of the people who use them.

  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Transport

Nature

Make nature part of healthy living and a resilient built environment. Showing 6 initiatives out of 14.

Showing 6 initiatives out of 14

Greenisland Allotment Gardens

Promoting wellbeing and food security through more sustainable, local cultivation.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Greening Stevenson Square

Planting trees and making green roofs to revive, cool and protect urban areas.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Water
  • Carbon emissions
  • Nature
  • Buildings

The Living Coast Rain Gardens

Greening urban infrastructure to adapt better to flood risks and improve water quality.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Water
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Seagrass Ocean Rescue

Restoring seagrass meadows off the Welsh coast to combat climate change and biodiversity loss.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Nature

Energy Garden

Equipment for local people to build greener spaces around public transport.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Nature
  • Energy
  • Transport

Pollinator Parks

Rewilding business and retail parks throughout the North of England.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Land Use

Change and rebalance land use by shifting current demands and practices. Showing 6 initiatives out of 14.

Showing 6 initiatives out of 14

Wild Ken Hill

Rewilding and regenerating mixed-ecosystem land to combat biodiversity loss.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Garron Plateau Bog Restoration

Restoring a peatland ecosystem to safeguard fauna, habitat diversity and drinking water supply.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Water
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Pumlumon Project

Science-based revival of uplands in Wales for environmental and economic sustainability.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Water
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Tamar Catchment Partnership

Improving farming practices in the River Tamar for a more resilient catchment ecosystem.

  • Food supply
  • Water
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Aweside Farm

Restoring arable land, soil health and biodiversity through smallholder regenerative farming.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Ugie Peatland Partnership

Restoring the exploited and degraded peatland ecosystem across the River Ugie catchment.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Land Use
  • Nature