CROYDON CLIMATE ACTION
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Climate Action Groups up and down the country are working to build greener and fairer communities. By transforming our local areas, we are playing a vital role in driving the national and international change we so urgently need.
Join us in looking for local solutions to the climate crisis, working with people, businesses, environmental groups & the council to tackle climate breakdown together in Croydon.
2022 EARTHMOVERS AWARD
We were delighted to receive a Friends of the Earth Earthmovers Award for "amazing campaigning during the May elections and engaging actions throughout the year".
JULY ECO DATES
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PLASTIC FREE JULY
Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?
INTERNATIONAL PLASTIC BAG FREE DAY
3rd July 2022
International Plastic Bag Free Day is dedicated to heightening awareness about these and very real and pressing issues brought about by this most popular of disposable carrying devices. We are reminded that those bags we pick up from the retailers are used for an incredibly short time, usually under 25 minutes, and are then disposed of.
WORLD POPULATION DAY
11th July 2022
July 11th every year is World Population Day. This event has been celebrated for almost three decades and the aim is to focus the world’s attention on the importance of population issues.
THE BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT
15th July - 7th August 2022
The Big Butterfly Count is a UK-wide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we see.
NATIONAL MARINE WEEK
24th July - 8th August 2022
Running from the 24th of July to the 8th of August, to take advantage of the tides, National Marine Week is a chance to celebrate the wonderful wildlife found in the seas around the UK, and our relationship with this incredible habitat that surrounds us.
LOVE PARKS WEEK
29th July - 5th August 2022
‘Love Parks Week’ aims to encourage everyone, young and old, to get out and enjoy their favourite park. Spending time in a park is a great way to embrace a bit of nature and improve your mental well-being - plus by using and celebrating your local park, you’ll be helping to protect them for the future.