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!

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. Our aim is to increase awareness of the im

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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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