Here are some of the inspiring things happening around the UK

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We can all make a difference: our lifestyle choices matter. Take the Jump - an online community project - helps you do your bit.

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pebblemag.com is an online magazine promoting zero waste and ethical lifestyles, e.g. see this guide to 9 of the best online plastic-free shops.

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Transition is a global movement of communities being the change they want to see in the world. Tooting has an active Transition group.

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Possible is a charity working towards a zero carbon society: they do individual, local and systemic actions, all with a can-do attitude. Join them!

Timebanking is a system for trading time (instead of money) within a community. Could it work in H&F?

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The inspirational story of how Preston has emerged from its post-industrial doldrums - through localism. (Cartoon: Mark Long)

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Winners of the 2019 Guardian Climate Champions award, Nottingham city council is well on the way to achieving its zero carbon target of 2028.

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Independent article on York city centre following a number of European cities in embracing a car free future. 

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Defy the madness of 'planned obsolescence': iFixit is a free online platform with guides and toolkits for repairing all manner of gadgets.

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Can we fix it? The Restart Project is 'a people-powered social enterprise that aims to fix our relationship with electronics'.

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Guardian article on a proposed zero carbon housing development in York.

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Bristol Green Capital Partnership unites 900+ organisations 'committed to Bristol becoming a sustainable city with a high-quality of life for all.'

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Article from Sustrans on how climate action is happening in local communities, i.e. what Imagine2030 is all about.

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Loop is a start-up business, looking to provide a range of products in returnable, reusable containers. They're trialling a scheme with Tesco.

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The Climate Coalition of many organisations and individuals is calling for a 'greener, cleaner world that works for everyone'. Sign their declaration and support their campaign.

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John Harris article from the Guardian on the many inspiring examples of grass roots democracy arising lately in the UK.