Our projects

Projects and Campaigns

No Bin, Planet Win!

“Use your loaf – save dough!” was our mantra for a recent foodie workshop held at Wareham United Reformed Church. All sorts of bread from the local Sainsbury’s and Co-op, otherwise destined for landfill, was saved by Wareham Community Fridge and chosen by Felicity for greater things – a star-bakery role in our ½ day workshop!

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Enhancing Nature

Schools for Hedgehogs

Although Wareham and Sandford are lucky to have more hedgehogs than most towns in the UK, these funny little creatures are “vulnerable to extinction” and need our help! Sustainable Wareham has therefore mounted a joint project with Dorset Mammal Group to help the hog population thrive.

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Enhancing Nature

Swifts, swallows and house martins

With enthusiastic support from residents, in February 2024 we installed 12 artificial nest cups on houses at Westgate and established a monitoring programme to record success.

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Ecotourism

Visit Wareham for Nature and Wildlife

This project puts Wareham on the map as THE base for enthusiasts and experts to explore the unique nature and wildlife of Purbeck. Sustainable Wareham and Visit Wareham, in collaboration with many environmental and conservation organisations, have created a website “Nature and Wildlife – Visit Wareham”, and have produced a leaflet called Visit Wareham for Nature and Wildlife.

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Ecotourism

Active and Sustainable Transport

This Project looks for ways we can help residents and visitors to Wareham and the surrounding area reduce our high dependency on cars. Some of it is as simple as improving the pavements and footpaths so that walking is the natural choice for everyday local journeys. Other action is more ambitious such as supporting safe cycling through led rides.

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