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Revision as of 08:43, 25 February 2020

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Sustainability initiatives

Local sustainability initiatives

Please see our local pages via the Devon category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Initiatives by topic

Biodiversity

Devon Wildlife Trust is aided by around 800 registered volunteers which help with running 12 local groups and habitat management work on the charity's nature reserves. [1] - Wembury Marine Centre

Climate action

See List of climate assemblies, Devon


Dartmoor Circle - Bovey Climate Action

Community currencies activism

Exeter Pound

Community energy

exeter community energy

Education for sustainability

Embercombe - Growing Devon Schools - Okehampton College, Energy Efficiency

Ethical consumerism

Plastic bag ban: In April 2007 local traders in Modbury, Devon declared that for environmental reasons, they would no longer give customers plastic bags. This initiative led to other communities across the UK pursuing similar enterprises. [2]

Food activism

Rising temperatures have led to Devon becoming the first place in modern Britain to cultivate olives commercially. [3]

Barnstaple Pannier Market - Bovey Community Garden - Home Grown Community Owned - Landmatters Co-operative Permaculture Project - Real Food Store, Exeter's first community owned food store

Health

Neighbourhood Health Watch, connecting trusted community support for health

Localism

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle

Devon Community Composting Network - Devon Community Recycling Network - Proper Job, Chagford - Recycle Devon

Rural sustainability

Community Council of Devon

Social inclusion

Trees, woodland and forest

Broadhempston Community Woodland, located in Teignbridge, South Devon.

News and comment

2017

Tree Trail aims to highlight village’s unique species, Jul 18 [4]

2016

Devon County Council wins public sector sustainability award, Dec 7 [5]

Electric bike scheme first to be launched in the UK, Oct 13 [6]

Landmatters eco-community in Devon wins fight to remain, Jul 27 [7]

Exeter cycle network approved, Jun 12 [8]

2015

Calling all rural pubs in Devon for diversification, September 29 [9]

How does the Exeter Pound build fairness? September 25 [10]

Exeter Pound launched with plea to support city's independent businesses, September 1 [11]

Events

2016

August 11 - 14 Off Grid Festival

February 23 - April 3 Save Stewart Wood, Wray Valley

Local communities in Devon

Interwiki links

Wikipedia: Devon

External links


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References

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