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Heartlands

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Pool, Cornwall

AIM: To deliver an inspiring, low carbon, sustainable community development which is accessible to all and which celebrates and enriches understanding of the local culture, heritage and natural environment.

Neighbourhoods Green

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide.

AIM: To develop and coordinate a national Neighbourhoods Green partnership project which champions good quality design, management and use of social housing green space; to establish local and regional housing/green space networks supported through Neighbourhoods Green to deliver practical green space initiatives; to build a robust evidence base from which to advocate the role of green space in place making.

Eden Solarfair

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: St Austell, Cornwall

AIM: To demonstrate that renewable energy can be of financial benefit to people who cannot afford to install solar PV panels on their own roofs.

Straw Wars

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Soho, London.

AIM: To inspire a movement that will encourage bars and restaurants to eradicate plastic drinking straws.

Sustainable Clothes Swishing

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide.

AIM: The concept of ‘swishing parties’ is to reduce waste through swapping unwanted clothes for those unwanted by other women, rather than throwing them out.

LOCATION: Bristol

AIM: This is not a discrete initiative but a system-wide approach with a number of elements, some of which are of project status but the aim being to mainstream i.e. embed sustainable development and environmental sustainability in all council business. The case study, written up in more detail by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), focuses especially on the Health and Social Care (HSC) directorate.

STATUS: Ongoing.

SDRN Mailing, 5th February 2013

By SDRN on 5th February 2013
Found in: News

SDRN Mailing, 22nd January 2013

By SDRN on 22nd January 2013
Found in: News

'Mainstreaming sustainable development research in an age of austerity' - SDRN Review of the UK Sustainable Development Research and Policy Landscape 

The Sustainable Development Research Network has recently undertaken a review of the UK research and policy landscape for cross-cutting sustainability research.  It covers the period 2006-2012, and three key areas:

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