Sustainable Merton is a community led initiative which gives local residents, organisations and businesses the chance to stimulate practical action. The aim is to make our area a sustainable community at a time of peak oil and climate change.
We are engaged in projects covering renewable energy and energy saving, local food growing, water conservation and raising awareness of the issues associated with climate change. We are working in partnership with Merton Council and with schools, community groups and businesses across Merton..
Our activities include:
- Giving talks and screening films on sustainability, peak oil and climate change and running stalls at local events and fairs to publicise our aims.
- Working with local organisations, for example our 2 year joint partnership with the LB Merton and Groundwork London in the Low Carbon Zone project in Mitcham, funded by the Mayor of London.
- Promoting local food production with a community garden allotment at Phipps Bridge. We use this to take gardening lessons into schools and help them and local people to develop their own allotments.
- Supporting Transition Town Wimbledon, the Merton Schools Eco Forum and the National Trust with their Living Green Centre.
We previously produced a quarterly newsletter for our supporters/members. Find our archive here.
If you are interested in things we have done and in ways you could get involved – please get in touch.
Sustainable Merton is a registered charity no.1156639.