Sustainable Cottenham is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Charity No 1188763) for the benefit of residents in Cottenham, a village located 6 miles north of Cambridge, UK.
Our aim is to encourage and help the residents and businesses of Cottenham to make changes to their lifestyles and practices in order to improve the sustainability of the village and so make it a greener, cleaner and a better place for current and future residents.
For more details of our structure and objectives see www.sustainablecottenham.org.uk/more-about-our-sustainability-objectives
We facilitate community projects which encourage more sustainable and healthy living e.g.
- Eco Eats our Zero Carbon Communities funded project to encourage more climate friendly food choices – ways to shop, cook and eat for a more sustainable future.
- partner with Cottenham Parish Council on their Climate and Ecological Emergency (declared in January 2023)
- plastic free initiatives – to eliminate unnecessary single use plastics
- litter picks – to reduce environmental pollution and boost pride in our community
- nature recovery – fostering biodiversity and nature in Cottenham
- cycle path maintenance – to encourage cycling and improve safety
- we support our local repair café – to help extend the useful life of household goods
How can you get involved?