Category: Climate change / environment

124 Climate change / environment posts found.

Shropshire County Pension Fund to target net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner


At the Shropshire County Pension Fund (“the Fund”) Committee meeting on Monday 17 January 2022, Pensions Committee members agreed that the Fund…

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Countryside activities for next generation of rangers

Shropshire countryside

Young people with a love for the countryside are able to lend a hand managing and protecting the county’s landscape with the…

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Solar farm is shining light in bid for council to be carbon neutral

A banner at the solar array site in Oswestry

Plans to future-proof Shropshire Council’s first solar farm by doubling its size and increasing its output have won backing. The initial scheme…

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New recycling bin for Shropshire householders after £3m investment approved


Shropshire householders can now request an additional wheelie bin for recycling cans, glass and plastic at the kerbside after councillors approved an…

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Switch to green energy saves council’s carbon footprint

All council emissions infographic

New figures show Shropshire Council’s switch to green energy suppliers has resulted in a 100% reduction in its carbon footprint for electricity.…

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Pensions Committee report recommends move to net zero carbon investments


A report to the Pensions Committee of Shropshire County Pension Fund recommends that the Fund commits to a net zero carbon emissions…

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Councillors asked to approve £3m investment in additional recycling bin for Shropshire households


Councillors will next week (Thursday 13 January 2022) be asked to formally approve the rollout of an additional wheelie bin for recycling…

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Get help meeting energy efficiency standards this winter

Photograph of Ludlow with a cut out of a family in the foreground

Tenants and landlords are being encouraged to seek support to help improve the energy efficiency of their rented property this winter. The…

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Electric vehicle charging points power up in Agile Streets initiative

Connected Kerb ambassador Martin Offiah with Councillors Ian Nellins and Peggy Mullock at the Brownlow Street car park in Whitchurch

Electric vehicle (EVs) owners across Shropshire are encouraged to sign up to become part of the Agile Streets project and enjoy savings…

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Social housing residents invited to share their views at Tenants Voice Conference 2022

Tenants Voice 2022 conference logo

Residents living in social housing across Shropshire are invited to find out how they can influence decision-making that affects them, be supported…

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