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=== Urban sustainability ===
=== Urban sustainability ===
[http://www.sustrans.org.uk/change-your-travel/your-community/changing-bristol-streets Changing Bristol streets], Sustrans; Applications: May-June 2015 - [http://www.livingheart.org.uk/ Living Heart for Bristol]
[https://www.redcliffeforum.org/ Redcliffe Neighbourhood Development Forum], ''added 15:57, 23 May 2020 (UTC)''
[http://www.sustrans.org.uk/change-your-travel/your-community/changing-bristol-streets Changing Bristol streets], Sustrans; Applications: May-June 2015
[http://www.livingheart.org.uk/ Living Heart for Bristol]
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Revision as of 15:58, 23 May 2020


Sustainability initiatives


Frack Free Bristol

Initiatives by topic

Arts, sport and culture

More video: Make Sunday Special Bristol City Council - Come and enjoy a car free Bristol City Centre, June 2013 YouTube

At-Bristol science centre - Bristol Civic Society - Happy City - Knowle West Media Centre - Make Sundays Special

Wikipedia: Bristol, Twin cities: Bristol was among the first cities to adopt the idea of town twinning. Its twin towns include:

  • Bordeaux, France since 1947
  • Hannover, Germany since 1947, the first post-war twinning of British and German cities
Other twinnings include:


Friends of the Avon New Cut group of local people promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the Cut, its history, wildlife and essential role in the city.

Climate action

Extinction Rebellion Bristol, added 18:30, 14 February 2020 (UTC)

Council action on climate change, Bristol City Council - Future Bristol Low Carbon 2050 - Explore the Scenarios

Community and voluntary action


Community currencies activism

Bristol pound

Community energy

Bristol Energy Co-operative - Bristol Green Doors, domestic green refurbishment & retrofitting - Demand Energy Equality, Bristol-based energy justice project that seeks to empower and power low income households - Bristol Smart Energy City Collaboration - Easton Community Energy Group, Laying a brand new grid with David and Damon in Bristol 1010uk.org (no date found) - Owen Square Community Energy, cooperative member-based local energy supply company jointly operated by Easton Community Centre, local energy group Easton Energy Group and Bristol-based microgrid developer CEPRO


Bristol Community Energy Fund


Bristol Energy Network, umbrella organisation for all community energy groups in Bristol and the surrounding area

Community involvement

The Bristol Democracy Project, Getting People Involved In Decision Making In Bristol

Community safety

Bristol City of Sanctuary - Safer Bristol

Cycling activism

The Bristol Bike Project - Cycling (Bristol, on Wikipedia) - Critical Mass Bristol on Facebook

Maps: Top Tube map launched, July 2013

Environment quality

ClairCity, Eu project about air pollution and CO2 emissions in cities, putting the power in the hands of residents to determine the best local solutions.

Ethical consumerism

Bristol Fairtrade - Bristol Green Hosting - Good Bristol - Whose Responsibility?

Food activism

more video: A Good Food Plan For Bristol - What does Good Food mean for Bristol?

Bristol Junk Food on facebook - 91 Ways, using the power of food to bring people together - Allotments, information from Bristol City Council - Bristol Food Network - Bristol Food Policy Council - bristolgoodfood.org sign up to the Bristol Good Food Charter - Bristol Local Food Directory - Edible futures - Feed Bristol, food growing project in Stapleton - Foodtures, an intiative from The Matthew Tree Project - Grow Organic Bristol - Incredible Edible Bristol - Real Economy Co-operative Limited - The Severn Project - Sims Hill Shared Harvest, community supported agriculture scheme - Windmill Hill City Farm - St Werburghs City Farm


Bristol Independents campaign

Open spaces

Narroways Millennium Green Trust - Parks and open spaces, information from Bristol City Council - Wikipedia: Parks and open spaces in Bristol (category)

Reduce, reuse, repair & recycle

Bristol Computer Reuse - Bristol Wood Recycling Project, a not for profit social enterprise, dependent on volunteers as well as paid staff, and part of the National Community Wood Recycling Project W - Children's Scrapstore - Recycling and waste, information from Bristol City Council

Social inclusion

The Matthew Tree Project, poverty fighting charity based in Bristol - re:work

Sustainable transport activism

A Good Transport Plan for Bristol 2016

Public transport in Bristol - Car Clubs - Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways - Transport in Bristol - Waters and rivers, information from Bristol City Council

Trees, woodland and forest

The Converging World

Urban sustainability

Redcliffe Neighbourhood Development Forum, added 15:57, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

Changing Bristol streets, Sustrans; Applications: May-June 2015

Living Heart for Bristol

News and comment

See separate article: Bristol news



Jun 8 - 25 Festival of Nature, a wild adventure up the River Avon

March 25 Up Our Street Festival of Solutions 2017, Easton Community Centre, Kilburn Street. Priorirty for residents of Easton and Lawrence Hill

February 22 Bristol Soup

Regular events

Bristol Repair Cafe first Saturday monthly in Fishponds


Sept 2 - 4 Radical Technology Revisited conference

Jun 4 - 5 Get-Growing-Garden-Trail-2016.pdf

Apr 29 - May 7 Bristol Food Connections, bringing people and good food together

February 24 Bristol Soup


Bristol is European Green Capital for 2015 [1], Events, information from bristol2015.co.uk

August 22 Fair in the Square to "celebrate 20 years of the National Cycle Network with a fun-filled festival and Lullaby ride."

July 4 - 5 International Fairtrade Towns' Conference @Bristol Conference Centre


February 8 Bristol Futures Forum

February 24 - March 9 Fairtrade Fortnight in Bristol

April 26 - May 26 Bristol Walking Festival

May 1 - 11 Bristol Food Connections, bringing people and good food together

May 5 Eat-In! Bristol

June 7 - 15 Festival of Nature, June 14 - 15 Harbourside event

June 12 Painting the Town Green event for community and voluntary organisations in the lead up to Bristol Green Capital 2015

June 14 - 22 Bristol Big Green Week

June 22 Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride

September 13 -14 Bristol Green Doors 2014

November 25 Making Bristol’s Streets Special, Civic Society Annual “Big Event”


September 28 - 29 Bristol Green Doors 2013


Apps for sustainability

Bristol Parkhive, provides an index of over 200 of Bristols parks and green spaces and provides ample additional information for users. [2] - Bristol Pound Mobile App

Citizens data initiative

Bristol City Council open data

Community resources

Bristol Community Land Trust


Bristol Credit Union - Bristol Soup


bristolstreets.co.uk, map based information about transport and other things in and around the city of Bristol. See also BristolStreets

Bristol City Council mapping website

Community currencies: Bristol Pound Tourist Map

Sustainable energy: Bristol solar map on bristol.gov.uk


See also

Interwiki links


Bristol, Environment in Bristol, Sustrans: British charity promoting sustainable transport with headquarters in Bristol

External links




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