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Useful Links

To help you in your quest to become greener you'll find below lots of useful links to websites from local groups to greener shopping. If you find an interesting website and think we should add a link, let the PROSPECTS office know about it!

Climate Change

Carbon Footprint Ltd

Climate Change Committee

FOUNDATION - A Climate Fund for the North West

 Community & Local

Altham Oak (Local worker's co-operative specialising in English Oak carpentry)

Baxenden Allotments & Garden Society

Hyndburn & Ribble Valley CVS

Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Green Spaces Forum

Incredible Edibles Accrington


Eco freindly cycling

Green Oil

The Green Guide Cycling


Cycling in Lancashire (on Lancs County Council website)

Education & Training

Eco-Schools Initiative

Re-Creations - providing environmental art & drama workshops 


Energy Saving Trust

British Wind and Energy Association

Carbon Trust - For Businesses

Whalley Community Hydro (Archimedes screw on the River Calder)

Environmental Organisations

British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV)

Friends of the Earth


Lancashire County Council

Lancashire Wildlife Trust

National Trust

Natural England

Newground CIC (formerly known as Groundwork Pennine Lancashire)

Offshoots Permaculture Project (Burnley)

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Woodland Trust



Fairtrade Foundation


Tradecraft - online store of Fairtrade products

Dubble - great for kids



Triodos Bank

Co-operative Bank

Ecology Building Society

Food and Water

Government Bodies

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Environment Agency

Natural England

Forestry Commission




Home Composting

Hyndburn Used Furniture Store

Lancashire Community Recycling Network

Recycle Now

SAMS (Scrap Art Material Supplies)

Waste Watch

Food Waste



One Planet (Accrington) Co-operative

Ethical Consumer

The Good Shoppong Guide

Natural Collection


Social Enterprise

SELNET (Lancashire's Social Enterprise Network)
Together Works (Manchester's Social Enterprise Network
Social Enterprise Mark (a new label for social enterprises)
Social Enterprise Coalition (The UK body for social enterprises)
The Social Enterprise Loan Fund
Woody (Hyndburn) CIC


Environmental Transport Association

Seat61 (How to travel without flying)


Cycling in Lancashire (on Lancs County Council website)

Global Impact of Transportation