Greener Peasenhall is a group of local people who care about our local environment, want to protect it, and prepare it for an uncertain future. We are not a Political group.
We meet regularly to campaign for a Greener Peasenhall and Sibton – you are welcome to join us, or join our mailing list and find out what we are doing – mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Green Agenda for Peasenhall and surrounding area.
Nature and the Environment:
1.Reduce verge cutting through the village – keep a diverse biosphere
2.Increase tree and hedge planting – personally and as a village
for oxygen/carbon cycle, homes for birds, insects and mammals
3.Encourage residents to leave a wild space in their garden to support birds, insects,mammals
to encourage a diverse biosphere
4.Keep the Gull clear for drainage in the case of excessive rain.
Even if it’s a once in 10years flood – we want the drain to work
5. Save water, reduce consumption, get a water butt
Energy and Housing:
6.Encourage the Insulation of all houses to reduce fuel/carbon use
to use less fuel / carbon, and emit less pollution
7.Raise awareness of the implications for the future ban on oil CH boilers, diesel and petrol cars
to inform future replacement in a sustainable way.
8. Investigate bulk purchase reductions for solar / heat pumps
9. Pressure planners – all new homes to be built to higher standards
insulated, passive or as near as, use heat pumps
Waste and Pollution:
10.Warn homeowners of the health risks associated with wood-burning stove emissions
8 million people dying of smoke associated health risks / causes of death
11.Discourage the use of plastic bags – even so-called biodegradable bags
less plastic in the sea
12.Discourage the domestic and agricultural use of chemical solutions – pesticides, weedkillers etc.
its killing our wildlife and ruining the soil and water supply
13.Establish a water refilling point for personal water bottles
alternative to unhealthy bottled water
14.Establish charging points for Electric vehicles
encourage EV with a charging infrastructure
15.Encourage car sharing – reducing personal mileage
a bus route might help, especially if electric/hydrogen
16. Buy green products – buy local, not wrapped in plastic, low food miles
think twice about buying out of season from distant lands, arriving by plane.
17. Encourage development of safe cycle routes
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