Green Links

 

A list of links to local community groups and organisations that share our green ethos, or simply have a common interest in the community. If you have any additions or corrections, get in touch with wfrcoord@googlegroups.com.

Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Animal Protection -  Website - Facebook Group
Animal welfare group that holds regular meetings in Walthamstow and has a facebook group, to which all are welcome. 

Transition Leytonstone - Website
Transition Leytonstone is a community initiative which aims to make Leytonstone the best and most sustainable place to be.

Waltham Forest LETS - Website - Facebook Page - Twitter (WFLETs)
LETS is a system for local people to trade goods and services without using money.

Waltham Forest Friends of the Earth - Website - Facebook Group
Local volunteer group helping to highlight environmental issues, meeting once a month to discuss local and national issues over a coffee.

Waltham Forest Greenpeace - Website - Facebook Page - Twitter (GPWalthamForest)
Local group of the worldwide environmental organization, meeting once a month.

The Hornbeam Centre - Website - Facebook Page - Twitter (@Hornbeamcafe)
Community organisation working with a range of partners in Waltham Forest and beyond to provide SPACE for communities to meet in E17 and E4, TIME and support to develop community initiatives, SKILLS and knowledge about low cost, low impact living.

OrganicLea - Website - Facebook Page - Twitter (@organiclea)
A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley.

The HEET Project - Website - Twitter (@theheetproject)
Tackling fuel poverty and climate change, in Waltham Forest.

Waltham Forest Cares About Clean Air - Facebook Group
Community group focusing on action to improve air quality.

Forest Recycling Project - Website - Facebook PageTwitter (@FRPonline)
Delivering practical community-based projects to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. 

Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign - Website - Facebook PageTwitter (@wfcycling)
Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign promotes cycling and campaigns for better conditions for cyclists in the borough. We're part of the London Cycling Campaign. 

Redbridge

Transition Redbridge/Ilford - Website
Transition Town Redbridge aims to create a healthier, happier and better informed population with a much greater community and environmental focus and an active involvement in local affairs.

Wanstead Art Trail - Website
They also run Flamingo Fairs – useful craft market/exchange.

Sophia Hubs - Website - Twitter (@SophiaHubs7K) 
Supporting start-up business, including green businesses, also other community projects.

Barkingside 21 - Website - Facebook PageTwitter (@barkingside21)
Community and environment group – campaigning for a sustainable future.

 

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