Schools Food Growing Project (Spring 2015)
by Project Leader Michelle (Dig Merton)
This spring term, Sustainable Merton has had the opportunity to work with six schools in the east of the borough, to start them off with ... read more
Merton’s Mega Recycle (2014 – September 2015) Merton Council’s new scheme is designed to encourage residents to increase their recycling from 39% to more than 42.5% by 2016!
Everyone who signs up will be entered into a prize ... read more
Octavia’s Orchard (2013 – January 2014) Octavia’s Orchard formed an imaginative green space in the heart of London during the summer 2013 Festival of Neighbourhood and was designed by architectural practice’ What If: projects’, in partnership ... read more
One Mitcham (2013) 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 ... read more
Green Deal (2013) 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, ... read more
Big London Energy Switch (2013) 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 ... read more
Energise Merton (2012) 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 ... read more
Merton Green Drinks 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 ... read more
Wandle Valley Low Carbon Zone (Sept 2009 – March 2012) The WVLCZ was one of the Mayor of London’s ten Low Carbon Zones designed to significantly reduce carbon emissions at a community level and provide examples that could be rolled ... read more
Schools Gardening Project (2009 – 2011) Funded by Merton Education Department, this project involved 11 primary schools in central Mitcham receiving hands-on gardening sessions to establish vegetable growing in their schools.