Celebrate the European Day of Sustainable Communities
The diversity and impact of such community-led initiatives is impressive
- September 22, 2018 20:00
- Monika Dimitrova
The European Day for Sustainable Communities on 22 Sept 2018 celebrates the pioneering local communities across Europe who are taking action for a better, more sustainable world. It is a celebration of the efforts and achievements of the thousands of local communities across Europe who are taking action for a better, more sustainable world. #EDaySC2018 is also about raising awareness among policy makers, at European Union (EU), national, regional and local municipal level, of the scope and potential of community-led action on climate change and sustainability.
The diversity and impact of such community-led initiatives is impressive – from renewable energy cooperatives to community farms and gardens, ecological housing developments, permaculture projects, car-sharing and waste reduction schemes, and much more, these initiatives demonstrate the myriad of different ways that local people can make a positive contribution, with some communities reducing their ecological impact by more than half.
Source: European Commission