Tottenham’s Selby Trust Shortlisted For Prestigious Sustainable City Award
The Selby Trust in Tottenham has been shortlisted for the City of London Sustainable City Award in the Building Sustainable Communities category. The National Sustainable City Awards are given to organisations which have demonstrated excellence in sustainable development and is managed by the London Sustainability Exchange.
The Selby Trust, who manage the Selby Centre in Tottenham lead on several environmental projects in the borough including Green Wheels which brings disused bikes into operations, the Community Energy Lab which works with local residents to save energy consumption and the Global Garden which enables residents to grow their own vegetables.
Green Hub Coordinator at the Selby Centre Moussa Amine Sylla said: "I always believed that the planet and the humans should be the first beneficiaries of any enterprising venture. Each business should start with those elements before even thinking about money. This is exactly the sentiments that the Green hub at the Selby Centre have given me . Being short-listed at the Sustainable City Awards is an immense recognition for this Project."
MP David Lammy said: "It is absolutely fantastic to hear The Selby Trust has been shortlisted for the Sustainable City Awards. The Selby Trust do fantastic work at The Selby Centre, and I am pleased the work they have done around the green and sustainability agenda has been recognised"
The Selby Trust will find out if they are successful at the London Sustainable City Awards ceremony at Mansion House, London on the 3rd March 2016