Eco Aldea Findhorn : Escocia, Reino Unido

Ecovillage Findhorn: New Frontiers for Sustainability

The Findhorn Ecovillage situated in the beautiful Findhorn Bay of Moray is a synthesis of the very best of current thinking on sustainable human settlements. Within the ecovillage, sustainable values are expressed in the built environment with ecological houses, innovative use of building materials such as local stone and straw bales, beauty in the architecture and gardens, and applied technology in the Living Machine sewage treatment facility and electricity-generating wind turbines. Sustainable values are also expressed in the community’s social, economic and educational initiatives.

a low carbon pioneering ecovillage since 1985
UN Habitat Best Practice Designation 1998
a major centre of adult education serving 14,000 visitors a year from over 50 countries
ecological footprint is half the national (UK) average
61 ecological buildings, including the famous whisky barrel houses
4 wind turbines
a biological Living Machine sewage treatment system
UK’s oldest and largest Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) system
numerous solar water-heating systems
comprehensive recycling scheme
publisher of UK’s first technical guide to ecological housing
own bank and community currency
site of CIFAL Findhorn – a UNITAR Associated Training Center

Download our flyer (PDF)
http://www.ecovillagefindhorn.com/

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