Sustainable Woodstock

We aim to raise public awareness among the residents of Woodstock and beyond on the climate emergency, energy conservation, sustainable travel, waste reduction, recycling, bio-diversity, sustainable economics and respect for the planet. 
We are working with local councils, Woodstock Town Council, local schools and churches, Blenheim Palace, local businesses, the Farmers Market and the Woodstock trade association, Wake Up to Woodstock


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 STOP PRESS:  AT ITS MEETING ON 4TH OCTOBER SUSTAINABLE WOODSTOCK EXPRESSED ITS SUPPORT IN PRINCIPLE TO THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF EXTINCTION REBELLION.  For further details of activities, demonstrations and protests by Extinction Rebellion go to https://rebellion.earth/


"If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them"  -  Greta Thornberg

Read Greta's electrifying speech to the UN in New York in full here

"Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute", says IMF. 
UK has biggest fossil fuel subsidies in the EU, finds commission.  Read more here on our Climate Change page

How much waste do we generate worldwide every year?

and how much do we recycle?  5%?, 10%?, 25%?  FIND THE ANSWERS HERE.

Woodstock's Local Plan Can we make Woodstock's future development sustainable?  Read Sustainable Woodstock's submission to Community First Oxfordshire here.

Woodstock Safe Routes Project:  Sustainable travel by bike and on foot Go to the Sustainable Travel and Transport page

Interested in Sustainable Travel by bike?  Please take part in Oxfordshire County Council's Cycling survey that aims to inform future sustainable infrastructure development in the County.  Closing date is 6th September 2019.  So not much time.  DO IT NOW! Go to https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/help-us-create-a-cycling-network-oxfordshire--can-be-proud-of/
Then go to our Sustainable Transport pages ....

Tom Sinclair, Associate Professor in philosophy at Oxford University, presents devastating forecast for the planet without urgent action on climate change.  Well worth listening to, but not for the faint hearted.  Watch on YouTube at https://www.tinyurl.com/xrscience .    

If schools fail to address the global emergency, students will see education as increasingly irrelevant, says Fiona Carnie of TES, an education business supporting teachers, school staff and schools.  https://www.tes.com/news/8-things-schools-can-do-tackle-climate-crisis  

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Sustainability is often defined as meeting the needs of present generations without risking the ability of futures generations to meet their own needs and should lead to a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come.   Local actions are now influencing changes nationally and internationally and by working with our community, our projects and campaigns have a greater likelihood of success. We are interested in raising awareness on issues such as climate change