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Sustainability initiatives[edit]


Konohana Family, Japan

Initiatives by topic[edit]


Wikipedia: Japan, Biodiversity

Climate action[edit]

wikipedia:Climate change in Japan

Community energy[edit]

Fukushima Community Power Declaration

Wikipedia: Japan, Renewable energy

Ethical consumerism[edit]

Buy Nothing Day

Food activism[edit]

Solar cooking resources in Japan

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Recycling in Japan - Kamikatsu waste management

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Japan, Rail transportation

Trees, woodland and forest[edit]

Japan Forestry

Urban sustainability[edit]

ACROS Fukuoka building - Tokyo DIY Gardening, Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

News and comment[edit]


Japan's Seikatsu Club Cooperative challenges consumerism through sustainable consumption, Jan 9 [1]


How Japan is working towards creating a true sharing economy, Nov 19 [2]



The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming, Nov 3 [3]

Community Power Offers Fukushima a Brighter, Cleaner Future, Feb 14 [4]

Consumer Cooperatives in Japan Enter the Digital Age, Feb 2 [5]

What a Life of Sharing in Tokyo Looks Like, Jan 30 [6]


A snapshot of Transition in ... Japan, Apr 20 [7]

Adorable Japanese couple devastated by Fukushima turn lives around with solar, Feb 26 [8]


This Japanese town is on target to produce zero trash, December 11 [9]

Greenery to Citizens! -- Urban Agriculture in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, October [10]

'Omusubi Money': Local Currency at Kids' Markets Empowers Communities in Japan, August [11]


Community and Locally-led Renewable Energy Projects Highlighted in Renewables Japan Status Report 2014, September 21 [12]

Japan will soon have the world’s largest floating solar power plant, September 12 [13]

Toyama City Works Toward Compact City Utilizing Public Transportation, March 27 [14]

Fukushima Pledges To Go 100 Percent Renewable, February 5 [15]

Aizu Electric Power Company Established to Achieve Electricity Self-Sufficiency in Fukushima within Ten Years, Jan 17 [16]


Graveyards, Golf Courses, Forests Or Farmland? [17] December 10

Japan vows 25% reduction by 2020 compared with 1990 levels, but dependent on other nations agreeing targets at December's climate talks in Copenhagen, [18] September 7

Japan and South Korea launch Green New Deals, [19] January 9


Climate change: How quest for zero waste community means sorting the rubbish 34 ways, [20] August 5


Tokyo Green Space



Regular events: Japan Green Drinks, listings for 5 cities

Citizens data initiative[edit]

Wikipedia: Japan, Carbon emissions

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Japan, Environmental issues in Japan, Tokyo, Environment


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  1. Shareable
  2. Shareable
  3. The Guardian
  4. Shareable
  5. Shareable
  6. @Shareable
  7. Transition Network
  10. Japan for Sustainability
  11. Japan for Sustainability
  12. Japan for Sustainability
  14. Japan for Sustainability
  15. ThinkProgress
  16. Japan for Sustainability
  17. Kurashi - News From Japan
  18. BBC news
  19. United Nations Environment Programme
  20. The Guardian