Local Green Projects
A hub of local green information and an aim to create the greenest county
Green drinks Ipswich
A monthly group that meets for a drink at the Dove pub
Litter Picking Events
Surplus Food & Veg Boxes
Oak Tree Low carbon Farm
The Teapot Project
unsold surplus produce from local farms and supermarkets
Homes & Buildings
Council solar panel buying scheme.
Local and sustainable building materials, community-run centre for environmental education - practical courses in heritage building (IHBC Recognised CPD Provider) natural, greenwood and rural skills
Ringshall, Suffolk, UK, IP14 2LY
Realise Futures ECO Furniture
Realise futures a social enterprise making Eco Furniture from recycled plastics.
Ipswich Furniture Project
Second-hand furniture (will also take away your white goods for recycling.)
Easy online second-hand marketplace
Upcycling, Craft Supplies & Industry Waste Reuse
Re-Create Social Enterprise
selling recycled craft supplies and industry waste
Group that meets regularly to sew reuseable bags
Coffee and Socks Morsbags group
Ipswich has many charity shops so you can always access second-hand clothes
Where does it come from?
Ethical and fairtrade clothing company based in Ipswich
Second Hand Children’s clothing and toys and adult clothing.
Manor Farm, Church Lane, Barham, Suffolk IP6 OPU
Preloved children's clothes, toys and much more...
Skoobs Upper Street Witnesham Suffolk IP6 9EW
The Dress Circle
Suffolk Cloth Nappies
Nappy hire, support and information about cloth nappies
Everything you need to know about what to do with your waste…
The Way To Go Suffolk
Maps, walking routes, cycle paths and lots of advice on how you can find the best and greenest ways to travel around Suffolk
Genesis Orwell Mencap Green Bike Project
Reuse and repair bicycles, Holywells Park
A cycle campaigning group for the Greater Ipswich area, aiming to get improvements to walking and cycling infrastructure
Suffolk Car Share Scheme
Car sharing is a great way of alleviating the stress caused by travel and reducing road and parking congestion. Find someone to share your journey with to begin saving money.
Nature & Wildlife
A partnership between a number of wildlife and conservation organisations and charities who share the same vision for Ipswich. Visit their website for wildlife events, projects, activities and community groups.
A Zero waste magazine covering the East
Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB newspaper
Local Wildlife News
Quarterly Magazine with all the wildlife news and events in Ipswich
Reduce waste by shopping loose! We are so lucky around here to have such a super choice of shops that sell packaging free. Whether it's cleaning products, food, homewares or beauty and personal care items you need, check out our ever-growing list of local suppliers. And if you can't see your favourite local loose shop on the list, please do let us know and we'll spread the word.