Sustainable Dundee is working to tackle the Climate Emergency, but we need your support!

Join us on our #DundeeClimateJourney
Hello Lamp Post signs

You may have noticed some interactive signs popping up on objects around Dundee, asking people to have a friendly chat. Using Hello Lamp Post, an innovative engagement platform that makes public spaces interactive, weโ€™re looking to hear from our diverse community about how they feel and share some information about how to take action against climate change. Users will even have the opportunity to win a prize if they take our Dundee Climate Action quiz!

  • ๐ŸŒณ Greenspaces & Biodiversity
  • ๐Ÿ’ก LED Street Lights
  • ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ Active Travel
  • ๐ŸŒŠ Flooding and surface water management
  • ๐Ÿš— Electric Vehicles
  • ๐Ÿก Energy and Retrofittings
  • ๐Ÿ’จ Air Pollution & Low Emission Zone
  • ๐ŸŒŽ Climate Justice 
  • ๐Ÿ’œ Living Neighbourhoods & local services
  • ๐ŸŽ„ Living Christmas Tree


You can find talking signs all across the city. Explore the map below to find out more.


How it works

Anyone can speak to our talking objects โ€“ all you need is a mobile phone and a moment to spare!

Want to start a conversation?
  • Look out for our "Hello" signs
  • Scan the QR code on the sign or text the advertised phone number
  • Answer the objectโ€™s questions, provide your feedback and get to know each other
  • Once youโ€™ve wrapped up your conversation, look out for other objects around Dundee for a chance to speak about something completely different
With your help, we hope to
  • Engage with a wider variety of people in our community on Climate Change
  • Increase awareness of the work weโ€™re doing around Dundee to make our City more sustainable
  • Understand community perceptions on Climate Change
  • Encourage more people to speak about Climate Change
  • Provide support and tools on how the community can be more resilient to Climate Change
Benefits to you
  • Try something completely new using innovative & advanced technology
  • The chance to win a ยฃ20 Dundee Loves Local Gift Card
  • Have a two-way conversation, directly with us
  • Give feedback and easily access local services and information, 24/7/365
  • No apps to download
  • No account creation or forms to fill
  • No usage fees (texts are charged at standard local rates)
  • Comprehensive data security

You can chat with us online!

Explore the topics below and start the conversation! To take part in the #DundeeClimateJourney quiz, select any of the conversations below.
Climate change link
Help us understand how you feel about climate change and learn how Dundee takes action
Chat now
Greenspaces link
Find out about Biodiversity and Greenspaces here in Dundee!
Learn More
Water & Flooding link
Find out how the city is protected from coastal flooding and how you can learn more about flood risk management!
Learn More
Shapeshifter link
What is blue-green drainage I hear you say?! Let me tell you how it can create attractive places and improve biodiversity!
Chat now
EV Mythbuster link
Curious about EVs? Get plugged in!
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Street Lighting link
Learn how Dundee's lighting is more sustainable and how to join in!
Chat now
Active Travel link
We have big plans for Dundee... and want to hear your thoughts on walking, wheeling and cycling!
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Housing & Retrofitting link
Learn more about energy and retrofitting your home
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Low Emission Zone link
Ask questions you have about the LEZ.
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Neighbourhoods & local services link
Share your thoughts and find out which services are available to you in your area
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EVs link
Chat with us about all things EV & charging in the city!
Learn More
Recycling FAQ link
Type in an item and we tell you how to recycle it!
Learn More