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!

Grants of up to £5K to bring your green projects to life

Grants of up to £5K to bring your green projects to life

Have you got a great green idea that will help your business, group or school reduce its carbon footprint? Do you need funding?

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19 Feb 2021

Recyclers lead the way on becoming carbon reducers!

Recyclers lead the way on becoming carbon reducers!

Issued on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council's waste and recycling contractor Veolia: Veolia thanks Telford and Wrekin residents as carbon footprint is reduced by over 20,000 tonnes

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12 Feb 2021

Sustainable Resolutions

Sustainable Resolutions

Would you like to reduce your impact on the environment? Start by setting yourself some sustainable resolutions, start slow and steady and set monthly goals or choose a different lifestyle choice every month.

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29 Jan 2021

New and improved cycle route planned

New and improved cycle route planned

Telford & Wrekin Council has been given nearly a quarter of a million pounds to improve a cycle route in the borough.

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14 Dec 2020

TREES4TW - Updated 15.12.20  - NOW CLOSED

TREES4TW - Updated 15.12.20 - NOW CLOSED

Telford & Wrekin Council is giving away 8,600 trees to local residents, schools and landowners to plant in their gardens and land as part of the borough’s fight against climate change.

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30 Nov 2020

Electric vans help Council to reduce carbon emissions

Electric vans help Council to reduce carbon emissions

Telford & Wrekin Council has made a further step on its journey to become carbon neutral by 2030 this week as six new electric vehicles join its fleet.

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27 Nov 2020

Schools' Ocean Trail Project

Schools' Ocean Trail Project

Telford & Wrekin Council and the British Ironwork Centre have announced a new partnership to create a Schools’ Ocean Trail which will highlight the importance of protecting our oceans and marine life.

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30 Oct 2020

SEPuBu

SEPuBu

SEPuBu is an European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded grant scheme for innovative low carbon measures in public buildings across the Marches.

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29 Oct 2020

October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

The newsletter aims to inform you about some of the things we have already done as a Council, what our partners and the community are doing.

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23 Oct 2020

Food waste is not rubbish!

Food waste is not rubbish!

Residents in Telford and Wrekin recycled 5,985 tonnes of food waste since the food waste collection service was introduced in September 2019 to October 2020. The CO2 saving was 2,967 tonnes.

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22 Oct 2020

Telford & Wrekin Council glows Green!

Telford & Wrekin Council glows Green!

Street lights and council buildings in Telford and Wrekin are now being powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity.

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22 Oct 2020

Telford Sustainable Travel Fund

Telford Sustainable Travel Fund

As part of its work to boost more sustainable travel such as cycling, walking and use of public transport, the Council is to invest £2.6 million into a Travel Telford Sustainable Travel Fund.

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20 Oct 2020

Keeping it Green with Telford & Wrekin

Keeping it Green with Telford & Wrekin

Earlier this year, Telford and Wrekin Council's Catering and Cleaning Teams won the APSE Soft FM Green Innovation Award.

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20 Oct 2020

Major plans outline journey to a carbon neutral council

Major plans outline journey to a carbon neutral council

In the summer of 2019, Telford & Wrekin Council declared a climate emergency and resolved to go carbon neutral by 2030.

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13 Feb 2020

Plastic free cuppa for council staff

Plastic free cuppa for council staff

Staff at Telford & Wrekin Council will now be making their morning cuppa with milk from a glass bottle as part of the push to ditch single-use plastic in the organisation.

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11 Feb 2020

Refill Telford makes a splash!

Refill Telford makes a splash!

Did you know there are over 100 Refill Stations in the borough offering FREE tap water refills? If each one was used just twice a day, it would save 76,000 single-use plastic bottle a year!

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10 Feb 2020

Solar farm powers 800 homes a year

Solar farm powers 800 homes a year

In 2014, Telford & Wrekin Council became only the second local authority in the UK to build a publically owned solar farm.

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10 Feb 2020

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