Category: Closed Project

Commissioned by the London Sustainability Exchange and partnered by Sustainable Merton, the One Mitcham group was created to improve the town centre by rejuvenating the market, shops and public areas and through community events and activities. The project was supported by the London Borough of Merton and the Greater London Authority and funded by the …

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Posted on: April 19, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton

The government’s Green Deal scheme is a way for householders to pay for home improvements designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. Savings are gained through better insulation, more efficient boilers, draught proofing and other measures. The scheme enables you to ‘pay as you save’ for some or all of the improvements through …

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Posted on: April 18, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton

Sustainable Merton worked with the London Borough of Merton to give all Merton residents the opportunity to potentially save money on their gas and electricity bills. Along with 20 other London boroughs, Merton signed up to a collective bidding process, which aimed to offer a better deal for those who registered. The revolutionary idea was …

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Posted on: April 17, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton

Sustainable Merton worked in partnership with the London Sustainability Exchange on a project to see how Merton residents could gain maximum benefit from numerous energy saving technologies. It also intended to ascertain the level of interest in the Green Deal. One hundred households across the borough were visited by volunteer climate change champions who talked through …

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Posted on: April 16, 2012 | Author: Sustainable Merton

Green Drinks is a social get together for anyone interested in sustainability issues and has been a great success in the past, with over 20 people on the mailing list and regular attendance of about 8 people. It is a free-standing group, for which a replacement organiser is currently needed. This will only take an …

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Posted on: January 19, 2012 | Author: Sustainable Merton