OUR FRIENDS

Creative Nature HQ

Join a community where making, nature and wellbeing come together.

Thames-Side Studios, Unit TW-008
Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR

Engineerings Minds

Engineering Minds provides high-quality engineering, science, coding and robotics at after-school clubs for primary school children in south-east London.

Climate Venture Collective

A global collaborative community finding innovative solutions to the climate crisis.

People’s Plan

Promoting and explaining the policies which the government should focus on; building back better in a greener way. They held a petition in December on this subject to be debated in parliament.

 

Eltham Enviros

Local Community Action Group in Eltham – local ecology projects, education for the community, building a better future in our corner of the world. 

Maintenant

Community Interest Company that aims to empower individuals to take climate action, through good quality educational material for schools, businesses and the overall community.

Waste Aid UK

A charity that helps to fight poverty, pollution and climate change.

Age UK Kensington and Chelsea

An independent charity working with older people in Kensington & Chelsea.

Community volunteers encouraging wildlife, helping fight local pollution and climate change | Events are on the first Sunday of each month at 10am.
 

WASTE AND RECYCLING

South East Rivers Trust

Tthe South East Rivers Trust is dedicated to achieving healthy river ecosystems all across the South East of England.

You can volunteer as a guardian of the river doing things such as picking up litter in and around the river in your neighbourhood. 

Suggested by our friend Ludivine, volunteering for them in Colliers Wood

Plastic-Free July

Plastic-Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution.

Recycle Now

PLANTING TREES ORGS AND COMMUNITY GARDENS

Trees for cities

The only UK charity working at a national and international level to improve lives by planting trees in cities.

Harmony Gardens

Community gardens close to Wood Green. 

47 Somerset Close, London N17 6DL

Suggested by Corrado who is volunteering and learning useful skills thanks to them

FOOD SYSTEM AND FOOD WASTE

Naked Larder

A different, ethical, sustainable way to shop. Dry goods and eco-friendly cleaning products in bulk to minimise packaging and reduce cost. Customers collect their orders using their own reusable containers.

Where Ludo buys her dry food.
 

The Source Bulk Foods

Bulk Foods Health Food Store Helping The UK To Shop Healthy & Fight Against Waste.

  • 99 St John’s Rd, London, SW11 1QY
  • 276 W End Ln, West Hampstead, London NW6 1LJ
  • 24 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, London W4 1QP

 

Olio App

On OLIO, you’ll find millions of people giving away food & other household items to their neighbours, all for free.

Karma App
A food rescue app that allows retailers to sell their surplus food to consumers at half price

Too Good to Go

Social impact company driving a movement against food waste. Their app is the world’s largest B2C marketplace for surplus food.

Happy Cow

Find vegan and vegetarian restaurants, healthy dining, and health food store locations though this website or download the app.

SELF-CARE/ PERSONAL HYGIENE/ BEAUTY

Lush

Fresh handmade cosmetics, vegetarian ingredients, no animal testing, with the goal to minimize packaging.

Lina and Emily recommend their shampoo

Friendly Soap

Natural and biodegradable soap and shampoo. They have a all-in-one travel version suitable as a body wash, for your hair and clothes. 

Suggested by Ludo

GREEN PENSIONS INVESTMENTS

Go Invest Green

Encouraging people to invest in a sustainable economy.

Suggested by our friend Justin who was involved in a project and also wrote this article related to the topic

Switchit Money

To find out where your bank or energy provider puts your money, and how to switch.

 

 Make My Money Matter

Join the movement calling for the trillions of pounds invested in our UK pensions to build a better world. 

Go Invest Green

Encouraging people to invest in a sustainable economy.

Suggested by our friend Justin who was involved into the project and also wrote this article related to the topic