Please use this map to find, connect and be inspired by sustainable groups and organisations across Dorset, however please note in some cases the pin shown on the Sustainable Dorset map will indicate the approximate area where an organisation is active, but not necessarily physically located, as a number of the organisations listed on this site use a PO Box, C/O or Registered Address. Please do not make a special trip to visit a place without checking this out or dropping them an email first.
Home to Resurgence Dorset - an active group of greenloving folk who meet monthly for inspiring talks on environmental and social justice issues at Blandford Town Museum, in the historic Georgian market town of Blandford on the banks of the River Stour. Blandford Stour Weir Image thanks to Chris Parker…
Bournemouth is a Fairtrade Town, and the Council have endorsed the Earth Charter supporting environmental protection and human rights.This coastal resort has an active Transition movement. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
The vibrant market town has many active social enterprises and a thriving local food economy. Bridport was the first place in Dorset to host a SOUP event.
Christchurch is a registered Fairtrade Town working with schools, businesses, faith groups and in the community to promote the awareness and understanding of the role Fairtrade plays in a more sustainable future. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
The county town of Dorset, Dorchester hosts a thriving Transition group, which has a community farm on the outskirts of Poundbury, two community orchards and the beginnings of a community woodland.
The greenest county in the land, home to a great number of flourishing, enterprising and sustainable initiatives.
Turn Lyme Green promotes sustainable living in Lyme Regis, engaging the community in environmental issues.
Poole is the world's first Sustainable Fish City and is a newly established Fairtrade town. It has many active Transition projects, including a community orchard and food coop.
The limestone Isle of Portland reached via the Chesil Beach causeway is home to the Transition Town of Weymouth and Portland.
Home to the Purbeck Environment Action Team (PEAT) advocates of sustainable food production, renewable energy and living lightly.
Sturminster Newton - a Transition Town in the Blackmore Vale is home to Dorset Energised and Energise Stur Valley. Sturminster Mill image thanks to Dave_S flickr. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
Weymouth on the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast is home to Tumbledown Farm and the Weymouth and Portland Transition Town. Weymouth Harbour Image thanks to Julian Walker flickr
Wimborne Minster market town is home to the East Dorset Heritage Trust, an environmental education charity.
B2B support helping organisations work smarter in terms of energy, waste, recycling, general environmental management, health, safety, procurement, wellbeing, social awareness, staff engagement. Meeting expectations of the 21st century.
We organise the Open EcoHomes event, the Edible Garden at St Mary’s school, and Bridport Green Fortnight; we hold various meetings and talks, we have a monthly Green drinks and we are involved in promoting local food and renewable energy
Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is fighting for a beautiful and thriving countryside that all of us can enjoy for generations to come
Promoting sustainable living in West Dorset. Helping local communities and businesses adapt to the local effects of climate change and reducing our impact on the environment.
We raise awareness and understanding about sustainable living. We initiate and support projects which demonstrate sustainability and influence decision makers to take sustainability into account.
Dorset Community Alliance has been setup to help enhance the well-being of the people of Dorset and to improve the health and resilience of the ecosystems on which we depend.
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