High Impact, Low Carbon

Discover a high-impact, low-carbon initiative

Upstream Thinking (UST)

Reducing and mitigating pressures impacting on water quality of Westcountry rivers at the source.

Cornwall
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Flooding & drought
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture
  • Biodiversity & Nature

Energy Superhub Oxford

Demonstrating an integrated approach to decarbonising power, transport and heat in Oxford.

Oxford
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon emissions
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Energy
  • Built Environment
  • Transport

Edinburgh Tool Library

Borrowing from thousands of tools and learning how to use them.

City of Edinburgh
  • Air pollution
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Highways England Low Nutrient Grassland Policy

Improving biodiversity on the verges of motorways and large A roads while reducing carbon emissions

UK
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Biodiversity & Nature
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture

Botley Community Larder

Using surplus food to combat waste and bring the community together.

Oxford
  • Food security & supply
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Empowered by Energy

Empowering refugees and asylum seekers to understand UK energy systems and save energy and money.

Croydon
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Built Environment
  • Energy

PramDepot

Passing on pre-loved baby clothes and equipment to vulnerable new mums.

Haringey
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

The Winmarleigh Carbon Farm

Restoring the carbon storage capacity of peatlands.

Lancaster
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture

New 2 You

Turning unwanted furniture items into stylish new pieces and creating new employment opportunities.

Derry City and Strabane
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Belville Community Garden

Creating a stronger community, healthier lifestyles and reduced impact on the planet.

Inverclyde
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Excessive consumption
  • Food security & supply
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture

RecycLine

Recycling spectacles for organisations within the optical and wider recycling sectors.

Islington
  • Carbon emissions
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

The TOY Project

Collecting used and new toys to give to children who need them.

Islington
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Community Of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST)

Conserving and restoring the seas around Arran and the Clyde.

North Ayrshire
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Biodiversity & Nature

Move On Wood Recycling

Selling handcrafted furniture and other reclaimed wood products.

City of Edinburgh
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

B-Lines

Finding a landscape scale solution to reduce the decline in pollinators.

Peterborough
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture
  • Biodiversity & Nature

Cloughjordan Ecovillage Co. Tipperary

Demonstrating best practice in community development and rural regeneration.

Outside UK
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Built Environment
  • Energy
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture