2009 – Launch of 2050 Declaration

In 2009 the Copenhagen Climate Change summit took place. There was widespread hope that the Declaration the global governments were planning to agree would be far reaching and imaginative and herald a strong campaign to reduce CO2emissions. Sadly, this was not to be and to this day governments are still wrangling over the best way … Read more

2006 – Launch of Climate Friendly BoA

CFB came about through a Wiltshire Wildlife Tust initiative to encourage communities to take action on climate change. It launched in 2006 with widespread publicity and the support of the BoA Town Council. Since 2006 CFB has grown and developed into a thriving organisation, that is well respected locally and nationally. Although we are not … Read more

Dietary recommendations for reducing environmental impacts and improving sustainability

Dietary Recommendations from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation 2016 “There is increasing evidence that dietary patterns with low environmental impacts are also healthier. Common features of such diets are: the diversity of foods eaten a balance between energy intake and energy expenditure the inclusion of minimally processed tubers and whole grains along with legumes, … Read more

Ideas for Plastic-Free Gardening

Will we ever be plastic-free? Maybe not, but to know that a broken plastic flower pot which I threw away last week will still be around in 400 years is mind-blowing! Here are a few ideas to get you thinking as we try to break the ‘plastic’ habits and begin the process to greatly reduce … Read more

Bradford on Avon Walking Festival

Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September Come along and join us for our 7th Annual Walking Festival. There will be 14 walks, several on an environmental theme.

Lamppost Charging

The air quality in our towns is not great. Zero emission Electric Vehicles (EV) can help but unfortunately many of us have no driveway to charge them. Well, a solution may be just around the street corner. Ubitricity, a Berlin based business, is rolling out a network of lamppost based chargers following trials in London … Read more

Swift Group Update

June 16th – 23rd was the first ever National Swift Awareness Week and the Bradford on Avon Swift Group (an offshoot of the biodiversity group of Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon) put on a number of events to raise awareness of how we can help these charismatic birds