How You Can Help Us
Click the picture to discover how being a Friend of SVP really helps your local environment.
We provide company benefits for organisations too.
Stroud Valleys Project 100 Club Cash prize draw
It’s win-win with Stroud Valleys Project
We have launched our 100 Club.
This cash prize draw gives you the chance to win cash prizes throughout the year and gives you another opportunity to support our work.
and help us to raise valuable funds at the same time as buying sustainable goods for house and garden and yourself!
We have a variety of cleaning product refill options you can choose from :
Mon / Tues / Wed 10am to 5pm
Thurs 10am to 4pm
Fri 10am to 2pm
Sat 10am to 3pm
Sun & bank holidays : Closed
Find us at 8 Threadneedle Street, Stroud, GL5 1AF on the street between Walkers Bakery and the Job Centre.
Is your garden too much to manage?
We offer a wide range of services including :
- Pond creation
- Tree planting for woodlands and orchards
- Hedge work - planting, laying, and gapping up
- Installing fencing and kissing gates
We have a special interest and expertise in creating and restoring wildlife-friendly places. We will assess the work for maxiumum wildlife benefit, and you will get one of our skilled and experienced project officers as well as a team of enthusiastic people.
For an informal discussion call us on 01453 753358, or visit our eco shop at 8 Threadneedle Street, Stroud.
We know this work will help you and your wildlife, and by booking us, your local environmental charity, you will help us too.
Recycle your old mobile phone and ink cartridges
with Stroud Valleys Project, and we will then receive a donation towards our work.
Just drop your phone / cartridges into our office, or click here. We are sorry but we are unable to accept any toner cartridges for recycling currently.
Other things you can recycle with us
Any unwanted jewellery, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery, watches. In all materials: plastic, wood, bronze, gold, silver and metal.
Old/New UK and Foreign Banknotes, Coins, and stamps
Any unwanted currency from ANY country and of any age, including all of those obsolete pre-euro notes and coins.
Sat Navs, Games Consoles and Games, Tablets, Video Cameras, Mobile Phones, iPods and Laptops of any age.
On-line shopping sites that generate donations to us - make sure you click through to the store via the sites below :
When you switch to Good Energy, they match all the electricity you use over a year with electricity sourced purely from renewables. They say on their website "It's like pouring fresh water into the dirty pond of the National Grid. Slowly but surely we'll clean things up".
Good Energy will give us a donation of £30 when you sign up through us.
Click here or on the Good Energy logo above to find out about switching, and please let us know if you switch!
Ecotricity will donate up to £60 to Stroud Valleys Project when you switch suppliers. Call 08000 302302 and mention Stroud Valleys Project or click here. Ecotricity was the world’s first green electricity company and now supplies green gas too. For details about Ecotricity’s ethical pricing policy and green credentials, visit their website www.ecotricity.co.uk.
Please let us know if you switch!
Sign up with The cooperative phone and broadband service through SVP for your telephone and internet requirements and we will receive a £20 bonus together with around 6% of all your bills - at no extra cost to you!
We recommend them because they are competitive in most cases and they are a social enterprise committed to minimising their environmental impact.
Please visit www.thephone.coop/svp or phone them on 01608 434040 quoting AF0134. You can also ring Carolyn at the SVP office for more information : 01453 753358.
Please let us know if you switch!
Buy a CD : "Birdsong From The Stroud Valleys"
which has been recorded in various locations around our district. There is a guide included which tells you which birds are singing when and where.
£10 (includes a donation to SVP) from our eco shop in Threadneedle Street, Stroud
Buy a Cam Parish Map
for yourself or someone you know in that area. Please contact the office if you are interested in buying this large and beautifully illustrated map created by local artists.
Buy a wildlife home, made with the help of our volunteers
Buy boxes for birds, bats and hedgehogs. Homes for blue tits to barn owls, for every size of bat.
We can also make houses for hedgehogs too, but these are made to order, payment in advance please.
Please contact the office with your requirements.
Prices from £5 to £30.
Volunteers with boxes they have made