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Six Themes

PROSPECTS has  six themes of sustainability: -

  • Biodiversity - Improve biodiversity and wildlife habitats means protecting and enhancing local wildlife and plantlife. Examples of projects that would fulfil this aim include nature trails, woodlands, stream clearance and wildlife gardens. see Projects and Photos, PROSPECTS Panels, Nature Walk Projects   Link Conservation In Hyndburn

  • Energy - Promote energy conservation and the use of renewables means home and community energy efficiency which could lead to warmer homes and reduced fuel poverty. Examples of projects include energy efficiency measures in community venues and community micro-renewable energy generation using for example biomass, heat pumps, wind, photovoltaics, solar or hydro sources. see Windfall, Climate Change   Link Climate Change

  • Local FoodIncrease the production of locally grown food is about increasing access to healthier food which is locally grown and organic. Examples could include community allotments, backyard projects, training and recipe workshops.  see Food Growing, Cultivate Food Growing, One Planet Shop, Fairtrade in Hyndburn   Link Cultivate Programme
  • Raising Environmental AwarenessRaising awareness of sustainable development issuesis incorporated into all our projects and under all themes but on its own refers to information leaflets, signposting, promotion of activities and celebration events.  see 'Whats On', sign up to receive the newsletter, make a pledge, check out the latest News, find a Useful Link, 'Contact Us' to send us an email or find out about funded projects on 'Windfall'.   Link Environmental Awareness

  • Sustainable Transport - Encourage greater use of sustainable transport means encouraging more use of public transport, bicycles and walking and recognising the additional health benefits of increased physical activity. Examples of these projects include car sharing schemes, work on footpaths and cycleways, railway station adoption and recycling old bikes. see Nature Walks, Wheels for All, Healthy Streets  Link Sustainable Transport

  • Waste and Recycling - Increase waste minimisation and recycling is about identifying more ways of reusing and recycling everyday waste and could lead to a cleaner, greener, healthier environment. Examples of projects include community composting schemes, promoting the use of real nappies and recycling restaurant cooking oil. see Social Enterprise - Woody. Link Social Enterprise

To find out more about projects under the six themes click on the links on the menu at the left.