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!

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week runs from 18th - 24th January 2021. It is a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.

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15 Jan 2021

The 10 R's of Sustainable Living

The 10 R's of Sustainable Living

Climate change is a part of all of our lives and people are ready to change their mind set to become more sustainable. The question often asked is ‘where do I start?’ So here are a few guidelines to get you started on the journey....................

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08 Jan 2021

Community Grant seeking applications

Community Grant seeking applications

A local community grant is welcoming applications from community groups for projects that benefit the community or the environment.

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05 Jan 2021

Have your say on the Public Rights of Way network in Telford and Wrekin

Have your say on the Public Rights of Way network in Telford and Wrekin

Telford & Wrekin residents are being asked to have their say on new Council plans to improve the borough’s Public Rights of Way network.

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22 Dec 2020

Don't forget to recycle your Christmas Waste

Don't forget to recycle your Christmas Waste

Christmas can create extra waste so we’re asking our residents to help to play their part by recycling as much as possible.

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17 Dec 2020

Help available to tackle fuel poverty

Help available to tackle fuel poverty

More than seven thousand households in Telford and Wrekin are in fuel poverty, but there is help available for eligible people to keep their homes warm this winter.

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27 Nov 2020

Wasting Food: It's out of date

Wasting Food: It's out of date

Did you know 70% of all wasted food comes from our homes and that throwing out food is one of the biggest contributors to climate change?

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16 Nov 2020

Switch Telford - Green Energy Tariffs

Switch Telford - Green Energy Tariffs

Telford & Wrekin Council has its own energy comparison and switching website which can help you find a green energy tariff.

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23 Oct 2020

Green Homes Vouchers Available Now

Green Homes Vouchers Available Now

Homeowners and landlords in England can apply for a voucher towards the cost of installing energy efficient and low-carbon heating improvements to homes, which could help save up to £600 a year on energy bills.

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23 Oct 2020

What is plastic pollution?

What is plastic pollution?

It's plastic where it shouldn't be. It's in the sea and on the beach and it's causing harm.

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23 Oct 2020

MarRe

MarRe

The Marches Renewable Energy grant scheme is calling for Expressions of Interest from eligible organisations in Telford and Wrekin for renewable energy installations on their premises. Grants of 50% are available for qualifying technologies.

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23 Oct 2020

Wear your reusable mask with pride

Wear your reusable mask with pride

The use of face masks has become mandatory in certain settings and we encourage you to choose reusable face coverings that can be washed and re-worn, instead of single-use disposable options.

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22 Sep 2020

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