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The network of community groups committed to the care of the environment, greener living and development of the local economy in Berkshire
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Future Proofing and Sustainability

Best Foot Forward
Best Foot Forward are experts in the measurement and communication of environmental impacts and sustainability with a focus on Ecological Footprinting. Its software tools allows small businesses to footprint their organisation and relate their environmental impact to cost with applications in areas such as product design and corporate reporting. BFF also provides product development and consultancy services to businesses, NGOs, and local government. Telephone 01865 250818 or visit the BFF website at www.bestfootforward.com

Bioregional Development
Bioregional Development is a registered charity established in 1994 taking a market led approach to sustainable development based on the principle of local production for local needs. It aims to establish a network of regional industries based on sustainable land use and the promotion of appropriate technology.
E-mail info@bioregional.com or visit www.bioregional.com

Conservation Foundation
Supports many local environmental projects - www.conservationfoundation.co.uk

Green Apple Awards
The Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice are run by The Green Organisation, an independent, non-profitmaking, non-political and non-activist environment group with the main aim of recognising, rewarding and promoting the positive side of environmental endeavour.
West Berkshire Council won the Green Apple Award in 2000 for heathland restoration at Greenham Common. In 1997 the open area of the former Greenham airbase was acquired for public use and enjoyment. This area, owned by the Council, now forms part of Greenham and Crookham Commons and is a nationally important Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) containing rare and fragile heathland habitat.

Transition Towns
Transition Ascot
Ascot Community Environment Network (ASCENT) covers the three parishes of Sunningdale, Winkfield and Sunninghill/Ascot.  More information at http://www.transitionnetwork.org/initiatives/ascot-community-environment-network-ascent   or www.ascentascot.org/

Transition Maidenhead
We are a group of people from the Maidenhead area who are working together, imagining and creating a future that addresses the twin challenges of diminishing oil and gas supplies and climate change, and creates the kind of community that we would all want to be part of.
We believe that only by involving all of us - residents, businesses, public bodies, community organisations and schools - will we come up with the most innovative, effective and practical ideas, and have the energy and skills to carry them out. Our future has the potential to be more rewarding, abundant and enjoyable than today, and by working together we can unleash the collective enthusiasm and genius of our community (that means you!) to make this transition.
See our website - www.transitionmaidenhead.org or join our discussion group at
http://groups.google.com/group/transitionmaidenhead/topics

Transition Town Reading
We're facing the key challenge of our time: How do we create resilient, sustainable and vibrant local communities, freed from their oil dependency, helping all of us live a richer, more satisfying way of life in the process? Why not join in?
For more information, visit: www.transitionreading.org.uk

Transition Wokingham
Transition Wokingham was launched in April 2010. Contact Tamzin Evershed at: Tamzin_Evershed@yahoo.co.uk or phone: 07947838989
Further information contact TransitionWokingham@yahoo.co.uk
Learn more at www.transitiontowns.org 

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