Urban sustainability UK

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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Urban sustainability page for a topic overview.


Resources[edit | edit source]

Book reviews[edit | edit source]

'How to Save Town Centres' by Julian Dobson. Transition Network, March 31, 2015

How to's[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

SAVE PUBLIC LAND

Other resources[edit | edit source]

  • Susdrain, Free interactive community supporting the delivery of sustainable drainage (managed by CIRIA) W
  • Ten simple ways to make your street a safe and green place to live, sustrans.org.uk

Video[edit | edit source]

more video:

Invest in Green Infrastructure on youtube

3Space - Turning Empty Space into an Opportunity on youtube

News and comment[edit | edit source]

see separate article: Urban sustainability UK news

Neighbourhood Planning[edit | edit source]

Since 2012, (and as of Sep 2017) over 2,200 groups have started the neighbourhood planning process, covering areas of nearly 12 million people across England. Over 400 successful neighbourhood planning referendums have now taken place, with an average ‘yes’ vote of 88%. [1]

Rainwater harvesting[edit | edit source]

UK homes using some form of rainwater harvesting system can reduce their mains water usage by 50% or more. W

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

  • Empty Homes, works to help people create homes from empty properties and campaigns for more empty homes to be brought into use for the benefit of those in housing need. W

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages


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External links[edit | edit source]

Self-build[edit | edit source]

  • BuildHUB, social network aimed at the self-build community

References[edit | edit source]