Community links

Oxfordshire has over 9,000 low carbon jobs and double the UK average of low carbon economy businesses across the county. This is reflected in the wide number of associated interest groups, community action groups and volunteering opportunities. 

Some of these are listed below so why not check them out?  They also provide great ways to get involved and to broaden your knowledge of green issues. And all here right on our doorstep!

 

Interested in working with us?

We always welcome the opportunity to partner with local organisations and share knowledge and best practice where we can. If you would like to know more about working with us please go to media enquiries or contact us at sustainability@admin.ox.ac.uk.

 

Our local links

We work closely with the following local organisations: 

Oxford Hub

The Environmental Sustainability team works with the Hub to support and encourage students to take part in volunteering projects with an environmental focus. There are so many ways you can get involved! So find out more about how you can help. Visit the Oxford Hub website.


Low Carbon Oxford is managed by the Low Carbon Hub and brings together organisations form the private, public and not for profit sectors. This network works together to further Oxford’s transformation into a sustainable and inclusive low carbon economy. Visit Low Carbon Oxford.


Oxford Green Week is an annual festival of events helping to make Oxford more low carbon. Visit Oxford Green Week.


Local Energy Oxfordshire and Energy Superhub Oxford run a project to demonstrate the potential for individuals and communities to become active participants in the energy systems of the future. Visit the project page.


Good Food Oxford encourages you to pledge a change to work towards a better food system with the Good Food Oxford charter. Visit Good Food Oxford.


Broken Spoke is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides workshops, courses, cycle training, women’s and transgender people only mechanics sessions, and information for people who cycle. Visit Broken Spoke.

Other groups

Communication Action Groups (CAG) Oxfordshire gives you the chance to get involved in various events and projects throughout the year and take action on issues including waste, transport, food, energy and biodiversity.Visit CAG.


Recycle for Oxfordshire is an informal partnership of the county and district councils of Oxfordshire, providing information on Oxfordshire Council’s recycling schemes. Visit Recycle for Oxfordshire


OxGrow runs Oxford’s thriving edible community garden. Help out and then eat your harvest. Visit OxGrow.


Cultivate Oxford is a food co-operative aiming to create a better food system for Oxford. Visit Cultivate Oxford.


Incredible Edible Oxford is linked with organisations like OxGrow with the aim of making Oxford more edible and rewarding volunteers with the food they helped grow. Visit Incredible Edible Oxford.


Climate Outreach Information Network is a ‘think and do’ tank focused on connecting people to climate change and climate change to people. Visit Climate Outreach Information Network.


The Restart Project is a social enterprise which helps to combat throw-away culture by providing people with skills to repair broken and slow devices. Visit Share Oxford.


Wild Oxford is a voluntary organisation for nature conservation which helps local people in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire protect natural spaces and wildlife. Visit Wild Oxford.


Wild Oxfordshire is a local conservation charity which brings together organisations and community groups to protect Oxfordshire’s natural environment and encourage sustainability. Visit Wild Oxfordshire.


 

 

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