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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Campaigns[edit]

Oxford University Fossil Free

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Biodiversity[edit]

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Climate action[edit]

Community Action Groups, network of local voluntary groups in Oxfordshire involved in community led climate change action.

Community energy[edit]

Abingdon Hydro - Osney Lock Hydro - People’s Power Station, online platform showing the impact this ‘positive energy’ is making in Oxfordshire - Southill Community Energy - Westmill Solar Co-operative

Cycling activism[edit]

West Oxford Community Path campaign - OXONBIKE, pedal and electric bike hire

Environment quality[edit]

Cleaner, Greener Oxford, Oxford City Council campaign - OxClean, Oxford Civic Society initiative dedicated to keeping Oxford clean and tidy - Oxford Flood Network, making a citizen-built flood detection network in Oxford, based on river levels, groundwater and local knowledge.

Food activism[edit]

Abundance Oxford, not-for-profit community harvesting, redistributing & preserving group - Cultivate Oxford - Good Food Oxford - Oxford Food Surplus Café - Too Good To Waste Oxfordshire

Health[edit]

Bicester Green Gym

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Bicester Green, independent social enterprise, led by the local community. Main activities are repair and refurbishment of items, such as small electricals, wooden furniture, and bicycles. - Oxfordshire Waste Partnership

Rural sustainability[edit]

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Walking: Wikipedia: Footpaths in Oxfordshire (category)

Waterways: Wilts & Berks Canal Trust - Wikipedia: Oxford Canal, Wilts & Berks Canal, Wilts & Berks Canal Trust

News and comment[edit]

2017

One part of Oxford seems to be getting more and more vegetarian, Jan 4 [1]

2016

OXONBIKE brings electric bike hire scheme to city centre, Oct 10 [2]

Pupils to help raise awareness and tackle air quality around Oxford’s schools, Jun 8 [3]

100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme, January 25 [4]

2015

Oxford's aspirations to host the first double decker wireless electric bus project, March 16 [5]

2014

Oxford Council first UK authority to pass divestment motion, September 16 [6]

Pioneering community renewables in Oxford, July 11 [7]

Events[edit]

2017

Jun 17 - 25 Oxford Green Week, previously known as Low Carbon Oxford Week

Apr 5 - 6 Your Green Future

2016

June 11 - 19 Low Carbon Oxford Week

Low Carbon Oxford Week_Jenny Carr_Oxford City Council, PowerPoint Presentation

2014

June 14 - 22 Low Carbon Oxford Week

June 14 Good Food Oxford Launch Fest

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Oxfordshire


References

  1. oxfordmail.co.uk
  2. lowcarbonoxford.org
  3. oxford.gov.uk
  4. oxfordmail.co.uk
  5. Oxfordshire County Council
  6. Fossil Free UK
  7. The Ecologist


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References

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