In 2019, Telford & Wrekin Council declared a climate emergency. It is now working, along with partners, to go carbon neutral by 2030 – and to reduce single-use plastic across the council by 2023!

Golden Bear Products

Golden Bear Products

Operating in today’s climate Golden Bear have a reputation for being innovative, the solar power project was a natural next step on their sustainability journey.

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01 Sep 2021

TJ Vickers & Sons Ltd: Solar PV

TJ Vickers & Sons Ltd: Solar PV

Marches Renewable Energy funding helped TJ Vickers to install a roof mounted solar panel electricity system to convert the sun's energy to generate electricity.

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07 Jun 2021

Oakengates Town Council agrees on plastic free pledge plans

Oakengates Town Council agrees on plastic free pledge plans

Oakengates Town Council is moving forward with plans to become plastic-free and achieve carbon neutral status by 2030.

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08 Mar 2021

Newport Tree Project

Newport Tree Project

Councillor Peter Scott, Mayor of Newport plans to join forces with the local Scouts, Guides, Beavers, Cubs and other youngsters to begin a Newport Tree Project which aims to plant and grow 1,000 trees in the next 5 years.

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01 Mar 2021

Sapling Planting

Sapling Planting

150 oak saplings planted at Dothill Local Nature Reserve

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01 Mar 2021

Buzzing to tell!

Buzzing to tell!

Alison's Bee Class was created in January 2015 and is an educational business delivering a self-written programme entitled “Awareness of Bees and their Importance in the Environment”.

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26 Jan 2021

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust - Steps to tackle Climate Change

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust - Steps to tackle Climate Change

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust is an environmental conservation charity responsible for managing 270 ha of land in South Telford for the past 29 years.

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19 Jan 2021

Woods for Wellbeing

Woods for Wellbeing

Since the beginning of 2019 ‘Telford Woods’, supported by Madeley Town Council, has been piloting weekly community-based woodland conservation activity sessions in the Madeley Parish.

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15 Jan 2021

Green Wood Centre Biomass Heating

Green Wood Centre Biomass Heating

Small Woods National HQ in Coalbrookdale is heated using biomass sustainably produced from local woodlands

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04 Nov 2020

Hollinswood Primary School achieves Plastic Free School Status

Hollinswood Primary School achieves Plastic Free School Status

Hollinswood Primary School and Nursery became the first school in the borough (and county) to win a sustainability award for its students' hard work to cut out single-use plastics.

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29 Oct 2020

Newport Town is a Plastic Free Community

Newport Town is a Plastic Free Community

Sustainable Newport Shropshire is a group of residents from Newport and the surrounding villages concerned about plastics, pollution, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and how to live more sustainably.

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19 Oct 2020

Lyreco: Supplying a Green Approach

Lyreco: Supplying a Green Approach

Sustainability is integrated throughout Lyreco’s business practices

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30 Sep 2020

Harper Adams University - Ditching Disposables

Harper Adams University - Ditching Disposables

“We were going through 46,000 single-use cups a year, which was too much”. “It is entirely replicable across our sector and I hope many more universities soon follow suit.”

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24 Sep 2020

AO: leading the way on recycling

AO: leading the way on recycling

Online electrical retailer AO operates the UK’s biggest and most efficient fridge recycling plant in Telford - and recycles around 700,000 fridges every year.

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01 Feb 2020

Refill makes a splash in the borough!

Refill makes a splash in the borough!

There are now over 100 Refill Stations in the borough - all offering FREE tap water refills.

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30 Jan 2020

How a school in Hollinswood aims to go Plastic Free

How a school in Hollinswood aims to go Plastic Free

Hollinswood Primary School are working hard to become the first school in the borough to receive Plastic Free status from Surfers Against Sewage.

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24 Jan 2020

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