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Community gardens -

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]


Stoke Newington East Reservoir Community Garden, The Wildlife Trusts

Communities online[edit]

Shakepeare Neighbourhood and Butterfield Green

Community energy[edit]

Cycling activism[edit]

Hackney Bike Workshop - Wheely Tots safe cycling for families, adults and children. Start up charitable social enterprise based in North London

Food activism[edit]

Butterfield Green Community Orchard - Growing Communities, social enterprise run by local people - Hackney City Farm (Wikipedia)

Open spaces[edit]

Bow Creek Ecology Park - Wikipedia: Bow Creek Ecology Park, Parks and open spaces in Hackney (category)

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Recycling and Waste, information from Hackney Council

Social inclusion[edit]

Hackney Borough of Sanctuary

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Lea Valley Walk, Regent's Canal

Urban sustainability[edit]

Play streets, Hackney Council, Hackney Play Association

News and comment[edit]


This firm is launching the UK's first energy trading community in Hackney, Nov 22 [1]

We Went To London's First Zero Waste Shop And This Is What We Found, Sep 13 [2]


Campaigners demand ‘mini Holland’ in Hackney after Walthamstow success, Nov 11 [3]

Pedal power: kids set world record for annual Bike Around the Borough, Jul 8 [4]


Theatre’s green dream boosted by cash for carbon-neutral heating, October 22 [5]

Hackney estate’s solar project starts ‘community energy revolution’, October 6 [6]


The Edible Map of Hackney, August 30 [7]


Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: London Borough of Hackney

External links[edit]



This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. @CityAM
  3. @hackneycitizen
  4. @hackneycitizen
  7. Mikey Tomkins