Links to other local groups

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Other local resources and groups:

See the Greenwich Sustainability Hub for local info. on shops without packaging, eco cafes, reuse and recycle links and ideas. 

 

Greener and cleaner Bromley and Beyond are another dynamic group on Facebook making huge eco progress in their local community and beyond. Follow them here for ideas and tips on how to adopt more eco-friendly habits.

Greenwich Council: you can find all you need to know about recycling in the borough of Greenwich here.

Extinction Rebellion Greenwich: Extinction Rebellion is an international apolitical network using non-violent direct action to persuade governments to act justly on the Climate and Ecological Emergency. The group has three demands in the UK:

  1. Tell the truth: Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.

  2. Act Now: Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.

  3. Beyond Politics: Government must create and be led by the decisions of a Citizens’ Assembly on climate and ecological justice.

The group is open to all who want to learn. No knowledge is necessary.

Friends of Sutcliffe Park: This group aims to promote the beautiful wildlife, nature reserve, river, activities and events available at Sutcliffe Park. The group are keen for people to share photos, experiences and raise any issues of concern for the friends of the park to address. Contact them via their Facebook page.

Friends of Woolwich Common: Are a group of volunteers seeking to protect, preserve and campaign for Woolwich Common, a large green space in the Royal Borough in Greenwich, London.

Friends of Oxleas Woodlands: Are working with the Royal Borough of Greenwich to protect and conserve the woodlands on the south side of Shooters Hill, in south-east London.

Greenpeace Speakers are volunteers who are passionate about building a green and peaceful world. They’re happy to share that passion and talk about the solutions to our environmental problems. Why not invite a speaker to talk to your colleagues, class or group? It's a great way to start conversations about our place in the natural world.