South West England

Avenue of trees in St George's Park -

Sustainability initiativesEdit

Local sustainability initiativesEdit

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

Initiatives by topicEdit

Community energyEdit

Regen SW, not for profit company working to enable business, local authorities community groups and other organisations to deliver renewable energy and energy efficiency and build a prosperous low-carbon economy in the south west of England.

Education for sustainabilityEdit

South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition

Food activismEdit

FareShare South West on facebook, charity working with the food industry, to distribute good quality food, that would have been wasted, to projects involved with vulnerable people across the region[1] - Surplus Supper Club

Sustainable transport activismEdit

Kennet and Avon Canal Trust - Wikipedia: Kennet and Avon Canal: waterway in southern England with an overall length of 87 miles (140 km), made up of two lengths of navigable river linked by a canal. The name is commonly used to refer to the entire length of the navigation rather than solely to the central canal section. From Bristol to Bath the waterway follows the natural course of the River Avon before the canal links it to the River Kennet at Newbury, and from there to Reading on the River Thames. The Kennet and Avon Canal has been developed as a popular heritage tourism destination for boating, canoeing, fishing, walking and cycling, and is also important for wildlife conservation.

Towards sustainable economiesEdit

Trees, woodland and forestEdit

Forest of Avon - Forest of Avon Trust: local charity for trees in the former county of Avon, which now comprises Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Bath and North East Somerset. The Trust's objectives are to plant trees in gardens, streets, green spaces and schools to benefit people and wildlife. It also provides support to communities and individuals to plant and manage trees, including woodland and orchard creation. The Forest of Avon Trust currently manages a community woodland near Upton Cheney, South Gloucestershire. W



Jun 11 - 25 Festival of Nature, Bristol to Bath

Local communities in South West EnglandEdit

Interwiki linksEdit

Wikipedia: South West England



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  1. Fareshare Southwest Press Release