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Community Electric Bikes available! [http://www.transitiontowntotnes.org/2014/12/community-electric-bikes-available/ Transition Town Totnes]
 
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Plastic bag ban: In April 2007 local traders in Modbury, Devon declared that for environmental reasons, they would no longer give customers plastic bags. This initiative led to other communities across the UK pursuing similar enterprises. <ref>[[wikipedia:Modbury#Plastic bag ban]]</ref>
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Rising temperatures have led to Devon becoming the first place in modern Britain to cultivate olives commercially. <ref>[[wikipedia:Devon#Ecology]]</ref>
 
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Revision as of 08:58, 14 September 2015

Events

2016

August 11 - 14 Off Grid Festival

February 23 - April 3 Save Stewart Wood, Wray Valley

2015

March 21 A Land Conference, Totnes

2014

June 10 -14 Plymouth Big Food Event

News and comment

2016

Landmatters eco-community in Devon wins fight to remain, Jul 27 [1]

Exeter cycle network approved, Jun 12 [2]

2015

Calling all rural pubs in Devon for diversification, September 29 [3]

How does the Exeter Pound build fairness? September 25 [4]

Exeter Pound launched with plea to support city's independent businesses, September 1 [5]

2014

Atmos Totnes creates national precedent, September 26 [6]

Calling all local food growers and processors to join a new outlet in for local producers in Totnes, July 2 [7]

Totnes to Trial New Electronic Currency, May 21 [8]

Frances Northrop on 'Healthy Town Totnes', May 12 [9]

2013

Simple steps towards local prosperity, March 28 [10]


References

  1. BBC News
  2. The Exeter Daily
  3. pubisthehub.org.uk
  4. Transition Network
  5. Exeter Express and Echo
  6. Transition Network
  7. Transition Town Totnes
  8. Totes Pound Blog
  9. Transition Network
  10. Living with rats


Sustainability initiatives

Initiatives by topic

Biodiversity

Devon Wildlife Trust is aided by around 800 registered volunteers which help with running 12 local groups and habitat management work on the charity's nature reserves. [1] - Wembury Marine Centre

Climate action

Dartmoor Circle - Bovey Climate Action

Community currencies activism

Exeter Pound - Totnes Pounds

Community energy

Plymouth Energy Community - Totnes Renewable Energy Society

Cycling activism

Community Electric Bikes available! Transition Town Totnes

Education for sustainability

Embercombe - Growing Devon Schools - Okehampton College, Energy Efficiency

Ethical consumerism

Plastic bag ban: In April 2007 local traders in Modbury, Devon declared that for environmental reasons, they would no longer give customers plastic bags. This initiative led to other communities across the UK pursuing similar enterprises. [2]

Food activism

Rising temperatures have led to Devon becoming the first place in modern Britain to cultivate olives commercially. [3]

Diggin it! organic gardening project in Plymouth - Barnstaple Pannier Market - Bovey Community Garden - Food Plymouth, city-wide food partnership which works to support the aims of the Plymouth Food Charter and Sustainable Food City Plymouth Action Plan, promoting a vibrant and resilient local food economy for a more healthy and sustainable city [4] - Home Grown Community Owned - Landmatters Co-operative Permaculture Project - Real Food Store, Exeter's first community owned food store

Health

Neighbourhood Health Watch, connecting trusted community support for health

Localism

Open spaces

Parks, nature and green spaces, information from Plymouth City Council

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle

Devon Community Composting Network - Devon Community Recycling Network - Proper Job, Chagford - Recycle Devon

Rural sustainability

Community Council of Devon

Social inclusion

Towards sustainable economies

Local Economic Blueprint highlights potential of community resilience, March 28 2013, Transition Network

Resources

Maps

Plymouth Good Food Map

Interwiki links

Wikipedia: Devon


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References

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The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. wikipedia:Devon Wildlife Trust
  2. wikipedia:Modbury#Plastic bag ban
  3. wikipedia:Devon#Ecology
  4. foodplymouth.org