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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Arts, sport and culture[edit]

Whitchurch Bollards Project


Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Climate action[edit]

Climate Conversations, Southampton - Portsmouth Climate Action Network - Winchester Action on Climate Change

Community and voluntary action[edit]

Green Hampshire help preserve and conserve the environment, both built and natural, for future generations.

Community energy[edit]

Basingstoke Energy Services Co-op - Hampshire Renewable Energy Co-operative - West Solent Solar Co-operative

The centre of Southampton is located above a large hot water aquifer that can provide Geothermal power to some of the city's buildings. This energy is processed at a plant in the centre of the West Quay region in Southampton city centre and is the only geothermal power station in the UK. The plant provides private electricity for the Port of Southampton and hot water to a city centre district heating scheme. In a 2006 survey of carbon emissions in major UK cities conducted by British Gas, Southampton was ranked as being one of the lowest carbon emitting cities in the United Kingdom. [1]

WinACC factsheets on saving energy

Community involvement[edit]

Have Your Say Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Cycling activism[edit]

Portsmouth Cycle Forum

Education for sustainability[edit]

Minstead Study Centre - The Sustainability Centre

Food activism[edit]

Curb, the The Real Junk Food Project, Southampton - Futurefarms, a co-operative from the village of Martin - Hampshire Fare - New Forest Food Challenge - Southampton Seed Swap - Southampton Sustainable Food Partnership on facebook



Food growing, Supplementary Planning Document – draft


more video: Hale Village Market

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Southampton Repair Cafe

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

wikipedia:Recreational walks in Hampshire



Mar 9 Have Your Say, public open day, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council


September 19 - 27 Basingstoke Green Week

May 25 Environmental Rock 2015, on LocalWiki

March 7 Sustainability Festival, Southampton Hub

February 8 9th Southampton Seed Swap

Regular events

1st Saturday of every month (except January) Southampton Repair Cafe


September 20 - 27 Basingstoke Green Week

May 11 South Downs Green Fair

March 9 Alton Green Open Homes 2014

News and comment[edit]


Millions of native oysters to be returned to the Solent, Apr 20 [2]


Projects leading the way for a more sustainable future in Hampshire, Nov 28 [3]

The best thing since sliced bread - A Sustainable Food Partnership for Southampton, Mar 22 [4]


Transition: Live and Unleashed in the New Forest! October 24 [5]


Apps for sustainability[edit]

Recycle for Southampton


Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Hampshire


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  1. wikipedia:Southampton#Energy
  2. The Guardian
  4. @cchangesoton
  5. Transition Network