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There are several ways for Islington residents to get involved with local groups working to improve the borough’s environment:

  • Join a community energy scheme to find local energy projects.
  • Join a local environmental group. There are several in the borough, including:
    • Octopus Communities, who promote community work and community development.
    • Islington Environmental Alliance, which brings together Islington residents, business owners, subject matter experts, environmental campaigners, religious leaders, organisations and community groups from across the borough to assist Islington Council to meet their Net Zero Carbon 2030 Strategy objectives.
    • Islington Food Partnership, a broad coalition of local organisations and individuals working together to ensure everyone in Islington eats enough healthy food each day.
    • Islington Clean Air Parents, a network of parents and carers working together with relevant authorities to reduce air pollution and create a healthy clean air environment for all children across the borough.
    • Transition Highbury, a group of local citizens working to help each other, and others, to live more sustainably.
    • Cultivating Cally, a community project to turn the grey tarmac of Freeling Street into a green oasis for all to enjoy.
    • Power Up North London, a non-profit community organisation that enables local people to tackle climate change by delivering renewable energy projects.
  • Volunteer to help out in a local park, community food growing scheme or keep local trees healthy.
  • Set up an Islington Greener Together project to help turn unloved grey spots into welcoming green spaces. 

Local business networks

If you are a local business or third sector organisation, there are also several networks you could join, including:

Visit our business networks page for more information.