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The Bunhill 2 Energy Centre on the edge of City Road, Islington

World-first scheme is launched using waste heat from the Tube to warm homes, two leisure centres and a school in Islington

Waste heat from the London Underground network is now capable of providing heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres in Islington thanks to a pioneering energy centre that opened today.

Vince Gannon (pictured left), Will Norman (right) and Cllr Champion (centre) as work starts on the Highbury Fields - Finsbury Park Cycleway

Work on Cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields gets underway

Plans for a greener, more pleasant environment for cycling and walking are being brought to life after work began on a new Cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields.

Cllr Champion with the recycling champions

Join Islington’s recycling champions and help to build a greener borough

A new community force – Islington’s recycling champions – is taking action to help tackle the climate emergency.

Pupils at Winton Primary School celebrate Islington’s 10th School Street, which was launched in June 2019

Islington becomes first borough to publish air quality data for all schools

As part of its commitment to tackling the Environment and Climate Emergency, Islington has today (Monday, 10 February) become the first council in the UK to collect and publish air quality data at all primary and secondary schools in the borough.

Cllr Champion (pictured left) awards Low Plastic Zone certificate

First ‘Low Plastic Zone’ launches in Islington as businesses respond to demand

  • 95% of consumers want their local businesses to reduce single-use plastics
  • People report feeling worried, frustrated and sad at amount of single-use plastic in shops
Moixa charger

Moixa and Honda launch first stage of electric vehicle charging partnership at Islington Town Hall

Trailblazing project aims to reduce harmful air pollution, save money for essential services and help Islington achieve its 2030 net-zero carbon emissions target 

Part of Highbury Crescent, in Highbury Fields; Islington Council is consulting on plans to boost air quality and green space by closing the section of road permanently

Have your say on proposal to boost green space and cut through-traffic in Highbury Fields

Islington Council is consulting on plans to boost air quality and green space by reconnecting the north and south sections of Highbury Fields and closing part of Highbury Crescent to motor traffic.

Islington Winners at the 2019 Sustainability Awards

Sustainability Awards 2019: Islington and Camden celebrate best green practice

Islington and Camden’s first ever sustainability awards took place recently to celebrate the achievements of local businesses, community groups and schools who are leading the way to tackle environmental issues locally.  

archway xmas 2

Islington’s Christmas light switch-ons promise to be ‘Absolutely Fabulous’

Islington will transform into a winter wonderland this month with Christmas lights celebrations featuring Santa, Christmas markets, carols, free family fun, guest stars and more.

Chapel Market in Angel

Who is your favourite Islington Market Trader?

The borough’s annual Market Trader of the Year competition is back and Islington Council is asking shoppers to vote for their favourite stall holder.

The proposed Finsbury Park - Highbury Fields Cycleway

Green Light for new Cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields

Islington Council has given the green light to a new Cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields.

Islington Council

Islington launches first-ever permanent weight restriction on HGVs using smart cameras

Islington Council has installed its first two smart cameras to permanently enforce vehicle weight restrictions and tackle HGVs that use residential roads as through-routes.