Cool Gifts...


Explore the potential solutions to Climate change & how they relate to the UN's Sustainable Development goals. A free course.
Recycle More your one stop for information regarding recycling. Help an advise on recycling at Home, School and in the work place.

Raising awareness about plastic pollution & inspiring others with research & knowledge is what The 5 Gyres Institute do best.

As we sailed from Hawaii to Los Angeles, we collected samples of broken down plastics tragically mixed with marine life. But at night, we saw something even more alarming. Small fish that surfaced nocturnally to feed were mistaking contaminated plastic waste for food. As these fish were consumed by larger predators, the toxins were working their way up the food chain—and onto our plates.
Tetra Pak is working hard to promote carton recycling in your area, If cartons aren't currently recycled in your area and you would like to recycle them, you can do so by using address labels. Which are downloadable from this site.
Freecycle is a web based recycling service, for all of those that want to recycle that special something rather than throw it away. Items posted here range from plant pots to doors to washing machines and pianos. There is just one rule everything posted must be free. 
Ethical Consumer a magazine dedicated to ethical issues.
We offer introductions to 200+ topics – ways that you can do things for yourself, live more sustainably and/or change your career. We network with specialists to provide this information, but crucially, we make it accessible for a general audience.
Everyone has heard about eco-friendly building, but what really lies behind all the talk of carbon-neutral homes, alternative energy sources and those unfamiliar construction techniques? SustainableBuild provides the answers in an informative, interesting and thoroughly readable way.
The Ecologist is the world's leading environmental affairs platform, published by The Resurgence Trust.
The heart of the ethical consumer movement, since 1989
Each day we all make choices according to our personal ethics. Ethical Consumer provides the tools and resources you need to make these choices simple, informed and effective.
This message by a few people from Todmorden, a small town in the North of England, has resonated with folk around the world. There are now more than 100 groups in the UK and globally it stretches from Canada to New Zealand.
Started in 2007 by a like-minded group of individuals, this group wanted a way that everyone could help improve their own community.
Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other 
like-minded people? WWOOF is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community.
We support our members and others in the permaculture network to design thriving communities across Britain by applying permaculture ethics and principles, and to contribute to permaculture worldwide.
Patrick Whitefield retired in September 2014, passing the running of Patrick Whitefield Associates on to his colleague and co-teacher Caroline Aitkin, who is now the director, lead teacher and consultant.
These are amazing courses, I was lucky enough to have been taught by Caroline & Patrick in 2013
Charles is an acclaimed innovator of no dig, organic growing since 1983, and since 2003 of new ways to crop salad leaves. His original, weed free methods give superb results in both small and large areas. He sells produce from Homeacres bio-intensive, no dig garden in Somerset
Transition is a movement that has been growing since 2005.  It is about communities stepping up to address the big challenges they face by starting local.   They are reclaiming the economy, sparking entrepreneurship, reimagining work, reskilling themselves and weaving webs of connection and support.  It’s an approach that has spread now to over 50 countries, in thousands of groups: in towns, villages, cities, Universities, schools.
We are Sustrans. We are the charity that makes it easier for people to walk and cycle.
We are engineers and educators, experts and advocates. We connect people and places, create livable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. is a not for profit organisation promoting the drinking of tap water in the UK. Our aim is to reduce the use of expensive and environmentally damaging bottled waters, by making it easy and convenient for you to access free tap water wherever you are. We are working towards a refilling station every 400 metres in urban areas.
Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation, this is a link to the Uk, they are based all over the world & strive to bring a stop to environmental destruction & injustices.
Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
GRASP is a United Nations initiative committed to ensuring the long-term survival of chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, and orangutans and their habitats in Africa and Asia.
The Marine Stewardship Council is an independent non-profit organization which sets a standard for sustainable fishing. Fisheries that wish to demonstrate they are well-managed and sustainable compared to the science-based MSC standard are assessed by a team of experts who are independent of both the fishery and the MSC
Field Studies Council, FSC, is an environmental education charity providing informative and enjoyable opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to discover, explore, and understand the environment.
Amphibian & reptile conservation trust
British Trust for Ornithology

British Arachnological Society (BAS). Here you can find information on all things arachnological. Emphasis is on British spiders, but also include are other arachnids, particularly Harvestmen (opilionids), Pseudoscorpions and Scorpions.

Bumblebees are an important and cherished component of our biodiversity. Several species are threatened with national extinction. We aim to ensure that populations of these species have a long-term future in the UK

The Bat Conservation Trust is the only UK charity solely devoted to conserving UK bat species.

In the last five years, Butterfly Conservation has embarked on some of the biggest butterfly projects to date.

We have three main aims: to carry out and support research on dragonflies, to conserve dragonflies and to engage the public with dragonflies and their wetland habitats.

The Hawk and Owl Trust is a National UK Charity founded in 1969. It is dedicated to conserving owls and birds of prey in the wild – and increasing knowledge and understanding of them. 

Established in 1954, the Mammal Society is a charity advocating science-led mammal conservation, leading efforts to collect and share information on mammals, encourage research to learn more about their ecology, distribution and contribute meaningfully to efforts to conserve them.

a community dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife.