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!

Plant a tree for the Jubilee

Plant a tree for the Jubilee

A new tree planting scheme to commemorate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 launches in Telford and Wrekin.

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14 Sep 2021

Pass the Planet

Pass the Planet

In 2014, Telford & Wrekin Council became only the second local authority in the UK to build a publicly owned solar farm. It took less than 18 months between the initial plans being proposed and construction being completed.

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07 Sep 2021

Business Climate Leaders toolkit

Business Climate Leaders toolkit

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has produced a toolkit for small and medium sized businesses to support the Business Climate Leaders campaign

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01 Sep 2021

EnviroGrant - £1,000 funding available for community groups

EnviroGrant - £1,000 funding available for community groups

The EnviroGrant scheme, run by Telford & Wrekin Council’s recycling and waste partner Veolia, is now open for applications.

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12 Jul 2021

UK Business Climate Hub

UK Business Climate Hub

If you’re a business and you want to do your bit to tackle climate change, then there is a Government Hub/toolkit to help you on your journey to protect the planet. UK Business Climate Hub aim to do exactly that!

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11 Jul 2021

Join us to support the Great British Spring Clean

Join us to support the Great British Spring Clean

Keeping our borough clean and tidy is a priority for us, and once again we will be supporting Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean. This year’s event runs from 28 May to 13 June.

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21 May 2021

MarRE - Now Closed

MarRE - Now Closed

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 in 2021. Grants of 50% are available for qualifying technologies.

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19 May 2021

Funding and Grants

Funding and Grants

Do you need funding for a project that will reduce carbon emissions and support a green recovery in Telford and Wrekin? Don't forget to check the deadline for applications

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24 Mar 2021

Global Recycling Day - 18 March 2021

Global Recycling Day - 18 March 2021

Recycling can be confusing because services vary from area to area and not everything with a recycling symbol on it can be recycled in your kerbside collections, which is why we focus on the types of products you can recycle

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18 Mar 2021

Wasting Food: It's out of date

Wasting Food: It's out of date

Did you know throwing out food is one of the biggest contributors to climate change?

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12 Feb 2021

Access your free Sustainability Health Check

Access your free Sustainability Health Check

Access your free Sustainability Health Check to solve energy, waste and environmental challenges within your business

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08 Feb 2021

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

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

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

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

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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