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Local groups tackling climate change

Kingston is fortunate to have a number of local community groups passionate about tackling climate change and protecting the environment.

Here are some of the groups in the area which hold regular events and opportunties to get involved.

Transition Town Kingston (TTK) is a community group helping to raise awareness of the climate crisis and encourage the transition to a sustainable low-carbon future. 

The Kingston Environment Centre (KEC) works with local individuals and environmental organisations to secure a sustainable future for Kingston Upon Thames.

Kingston Hive is a collective of local volunteers taking over a vacant space in the town centre and transforming it into a vibrant hub to benefit people and planet.

Kingston Environment Forum represents a range of local groups with an interest in environmental issues and activities in the borough.

Save the World Club is a charity saving items donated by the community and keeping them circulating through upcycling, repurposing, repairing or recycling.

SunrayRecycle aim to reduce landfill & earn pennies to support our community, Sunray Community by recycling plastics via TerraCycle & other campaigns, we also encourage repurposing & reusing!

Extinction Rebellion Kingston focuses on non-violent protest, direct action and pressure on a local, national and global level to act on the climate emergency with the required level of urgency.

Kingston Friends of the Earth is part of a movement transforming social beliefs and culture, creating a safer climate, flourishing nature, and healthy air, water and food.

Kingston Cycling Campaign is a local Kingston Borough group of the London Cycling Campaign, promoting cycling in the borough and speaking up for everyone on bikes – children and adults.

New Era / Angels of the Hood is a charity that operates in and around Chessington. They collect short dated food from Supermarkets on a daily basis and distributed it to those who need a little help making ends meet.

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