Once your community is up and running, you will probably find that some people are interested in tackling bigger projects. These are generally more labour intensive and will require specialized expertise. They may also involve looking at co-benefits (environmental, social, and economic) and partnerships with other community groups.
- a community extreme weather plan
- a community energy plan
- a community energy project (eg wind turbine, solar, or geothermal)
- energy retrofits for community buildings (eg. faith and cultural buildings)
- a community-wide carbon reduction challenge
- a safe cycling campaign (linking bike routes, bike training, and bike awareness)
- ride-sharing programs
- creating a community hub (shared office and meeting space)
- creating community gardens
- tree planting and naturalization projects
Take a look at our Even Deeper section of or 50+ Ideas, and check out some of the better web sites and organizations that offer programs, products and support.