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!

Telford and Wrekin Plastic Free Taskforce

We're working alongside the Telford and Wrekin Plastic Free Taskforce to work towards our goal of becoming a certified Plastic Free Community. Visit the Surfers against Sewage communities page to find out more. 

Current members of the Taskforce are:

  • AO
  • Great Dawley Town Council
  • Harper Adams University
  • Hollinswood Primary School
  • Ironbridge Gorge Business Consortium
  • Madeley Town Council
  • Oakengates Town Council
  • Sustainable Newport
  • Telford & Wrekin Council
  • Telford Priory School
  • Telford Shopping Centre
  • The Gorge Parish Council
  • The Wrekin Housing Trust Group
  • Transition Telford
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Veolia
  • Wellington Town Council

The Taskforce are using toolkits from Surfers against Sewage to reduce single-use plastics in businesses, schools and community buildings, as well as organising action days and campaigns to spread the word to residents.

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