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Whether you’re wondering what to recycle, want to cut your energy bills, find out where to fix your bike or learn more about saving carbon there is more information at Useful Links [link to this] links below should be of help. A wealth of information and advice is also available via our local green groups.

About Haringey

Haringey at a Glance – State of the Borough. All the facts and figures you might want to know about the Borough.

Residents Survey 2018 London Borough of Haringey –  Surveys across Haringey, asking about quality of life, community interaction, employment, health and housing.


Green Electricity Marketplace – Compare green energy tariffs.

Simple Energy Advice – first port of call for 2020 Green Homes Grant

Energy Saving Trust – Information and advice line for saving energy, green home improvements and grants.

Trust Mark for installers for work under the Green Homes Grant (non renewables) – 

Micro Generation Certification Scheme – Government certified installers of small scale renewable energy such as solar PV and ground source heat pumps. For installations under the Green homes Grant.

Carbon Trust – Advice for business, free information guides and energy technology supplier list.

Home latest EPCs ie from the last time the property was sold or rented, or major work planned

Energy Saving Technology List – Businesses can claim 100% tax-relief on equipment on this list.

en10ergyLocal community energy company founded to promote and invest in local renewable energy.

Re-use and Recycling 

Haringey Council – Refuse and Recycling – Collection times, how to recycle, recycling centres etc.

Haringey Council – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – No junk mail, reusable nappies, furniture reuse, composting etc.

Veolia Environmental Education Team – Curriculum linked hands-on programs and workshops for students of all ages.

Recycle123 – Free collection of any electrical items (e.g. fridges, computers, hairdryers, lamps etc) from both businesses and homes.

Community Repaint Community – Leftover paint available at minimal cost. Paint donations accepted too.

Freecycle and Freegle – A simple way to give away items you no longer need and request wanted items.

Real Nappies for London – Modern alternative to disposable nappies. Discount voucher available.

Children’s Scrap Project – Low cost arts and craft materials work with children. Collection of reusable materials from businesses is free.

London Community Resource Network (LCRN) – Network for waste prevention, recycling and reuse solutions across London.


Haringey Council – AllotmentsApply for an allotment space, site details and location map.

Haringey Council – Sustainable Food –  How to make a difference growing, buying and cooking food.

Cropdrop  – Local vegetable delivery scheme.

Capital GrowthLondon’s Food Growing Network. Includes map of growing spaces.

Love Food Hate WasteRecipe finder, storage tips etc to reduce food waste.

Get CompostingSpecial offer home composters and wormeries.

Green Homes

Haringey Council – Green Home Improvements – Guide to greening your home, renewable energy and planning permission.

Brickworks London – Local green and ethical estate agent.

The following local companies offer home eco-retrofit services such as cavity wall, roof, floor and solid wall insulation, solar panel installation, window refurbishment and high efficiency boilers. **It is Haringey Council policy not to recommend or endorse any company**


Haringey Council – Smarter Travel – Free cycle training, bike maintenance, organised rides and events.

Haringey Council – CyclingCycling advice, information and borough cycling route map.

Haringey Council – WalkingLocal walking groups and route maps.

Haringey Council – Car Clubs – Hire on-street cars, vans and people carriers.

Zip Car – Pay as you go cars available across the borough to rent for as little as an hour.

Walk ItWalking route maps including journey time, calories burned and carbon saved.

A Complete Guide to Driving – ELECTRIC & HYBRID CARS IN THE 21ST CENTURY – the whats, hows muchs and whys of the differences and similarities of electric and hybrid compared with petrol and diesel. 

Understanding electric vehicles and their safety ratings  – taking a detailed look at the safety ratings and standards which determine their roadworthiness.


Haringey Council – Water – Conservation tips for the home and garden.

Thames Water – Order free water saving devices.

Waterwise – Water saving wisdom, news and events.


Haringey Council – Green Business – Information on commercial recycling, writing an environmental policy, cost saving etc.

Haringey Council – Greenest Borough Strategy – Council strategy to create a greener borough.