If you have been inspired by Count On Me and want to do more, there are many exciting community projects happening across Bournemouth you can get involved in. These activities and events help us to live more conscious and healthy lives, contributing to a more sustainable and resilient Bournemouth, and building a better world.

Sustainable Dorset offers a comprehensive directory of organisations and groups across the region who are working towards a sustainable lifestyle. They also have an up-to-date local events list covering everything from food growing, to recycling, to film screenings and much more. Or see below for links to groups across Bournemouth.


Local Food Growing

SLADES FARM – Community Garden, Ensbury Park

GROUNDED ENTERPRISES Community Growing, Boscombe

NEW LEAF – Community Allotment, Throop

Repairing and Recycling

WIN ON WASTE – Ideas 2 Action, recycling our waste

GIVE OR TAKE DAYS – take place across Bournemouth

DORSET SCRAP STORE – Recycling arts & crafts

DORSET DEVILSLitter action – Looking after our patch

REPAIR CAFES – held regularly across Bournemouth

LITTER FREE – Coast And Sea, Bournemouth

ETHICAL FASHION – Love life in a fit fashion

Travel and Energy

ENERGY MONITORS –  Loans available in Bournemouth Libraries

CYCLE TRAINING –  and rides take place across Bournemouth

CYCLING FORUM  – For all things bike

INSPIRING CHANGE  – West Howe Bike Hire

CO-WHEELS  – Car sharing

GREEN SCREEN   – Solar Powered Cinema

Sustainable Food

FOOD ASSEMBLY – Local food from farmers and foodmakers

DORSET VEGAN – Events and information

GREEN DRINKS – Social Networking meetups

SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT HOPSheld regularly across Bournemouth

FAIRTRADE TOWN eco-friendly, ethical and sustainable

If you know of any more locally based sustainable projects then please do get in touch.