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Autumn on Clapham Common -

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Climate action[edit]

Lambeth for a Cool Planet on facebook

Community currencies activism[edit]

more video: Brixton Pound / Debate Your

Brixton Pound, stimulates the local economy by supporting smaller shops and traders which operate in a challenging economic climate and in competition with larger chains. The currency stays in Brixton and circulates, increasing local trade and community connections. [1]

Community energy[edit]

Brixton Energy, not-for-profit co-operative who create cooperatively owned renewable energy projects

Community involvement[edit]

Brixton Green, non-profit, registered mutual society, set up by Brixton people. Owned and run by locals - Lambeth Co-operative Council wiki - Open Works, a Lambeth Council project

Community safety[edit]

Community Police Consultative Group for Lambeth, Independent forum for community and statutory agencies to address community safety and policing issues.

Cycling activism[edit]

Cycling in Lambeth, news from Lambeth Council

Education for sustainability[edit]

Vauxhall City Farm

Environment quality[edit]

Food activism[edit]

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses - Crystal Palace Food Market - Incredible Edible Lambeth - Pop Farm, Brixton

Free stuff[edit]

Open spaces[edit]

wikipedia:Lambeth parks and open spaces

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Lambeth Freecycle(TM) - Remakery (formerly Brixton Reuse Centre) a springboard for local reuse enterprise


Library of Things, opens Jul 3, 2016

Towards sustainable economies[edit]

Urban sustainability[edit]

West Norwood Feast brings a volunteer powered street market to Norwood Road on the first Sunday of every month

News and comment[edit]


10 lessons from London’s first community fridge, Mar 14 [2]

London’s first community fridge launches in Brixton, Feb 9 [3]


A stunning project in the heart of London is taking on the might of globalisation, Dec 13 [4]

Brixton Pound: How fintech boosts the local currency agenda, Dec 8 [5]

Foodbank network calls for hot line to job centres, Nov 18 [6]

Lambeth ranked number one in London for tackling food poverty, Nov 16 [7]

Bank of Lambeth project, Aug 5 [8]

The first pay-what-you-feel cafe in Brixton! Jul 30 [9]

“Local Food is Growing” REconomy event, Jul 21 [10]

World’s first local currency cash machine opens in Brixton, Apr 11 [11]

Community orchard planted in ‘secret garden’ in Lambeth, Mar 4 [12]

Co-operatives in Lambeth, January 22 [13]


How do you create a city for all? The answer lies in West Norwood, Dec 2 [14]


Brixton Pound app to be available at the App Store for free later in July, with an Android version expected to follow later this summer, June 18 [15]

Lambeth Energy Partnership Aims, Opportunities and Stakeholders, February 5 [16]

What is the Brixton Bonus? [17]


UK’s first electronic local currency now live! [18] September 30



Mar 20 - PopFarm Community Launch eventbrite


  • Coin Street Community Builders, development trust and social enterprise which seeks to make London's South Bank a better place in which to live, to work, to visit and to study W

Citizens data initiative[edit]

Lambeth open data

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Lambeth



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  2. @positivenewsuk
  3. @BrixtonBlog
  4. @thecanarysays
  11. @BrixtonBlog
  12. Brixton Blog
  14. The Guardian
  15. The Brixton Pound
  17. The Brixton Pound (undated)