One Planet York

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OnePlanetYork starts from one central idea; we're consuming the resources of three planets when we only have one.

OnePlanetYork is a growing network of organisations working to make York a more sustainable, resilient and collaborative 'One Planet' city. This includes creating a city which has a thriving local economy, strong communities and a sustainable way of life; a city where our residents are healthy, happy and prosperous.

Through simple steps and working collaboratively we can all take action towards these goals. The One Planet York Prospectus 2016 showcases examples of city leadership across areas such as zero waste, zero carbon, land use and wildlife, sustainable transport, sustainable water, equity and local economy and health and wellbeing.  Together these actions are helping put York onto a more sustainable and resilient footing. The associated baseline assessment (2015) aims to show how well York is doing across each of these areas.

Be part of One Planet York - it's easy!

No single organisation can address York's sustainability challenges alone - we invite businesses, organisations, communities group and individuals to endorse the vision of a more sustainable, resilient and collaborative 'One Planet' York and to actively work towards it.

There's no assessment and no fee - if you support the vision you are in! 

Reasons to pledge:

  • be part of a city working together
  • gain increased recognition for your actions by featuring in our One Planet York directory
  • get access to free practical advice and toolkits
  • opportunities to network, share and learn from others
  • receive invites to One Planet York events
  • use the One Planet York logo to co-brand your own marketing, publicity and events

Simple actions to take

Get ideas on simple actions you can do at home or in your business.

One Planet York members

We are building a network of members. See our growing list of One Planet York members.

One Planet York news and updates

Find out what's happening with news and updates about One Planet York.

Supporting the council plan

One Planet York directly supports aims in the Council Plan 2015-19 to create a prosperous city for all, embed sustainability into everything we does and working towards 'one planet living'.

Further information

One Planet Living is a framework by Bioregional. For more information see the Bioregional website for One Planet Living. 

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