Free Eco Business Support for SMEs from University Centre Shrewsbury

University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is more than just an educational establishment. It prides itself for offering bespoke support for companies in the area. This March UCS are offering a free online talk to help Grow Your Business. One of the key areas they focus on is supporting small to medium businesses in reducing their environmental […]

5,000 Acres of Solar Farms Proposed for Shropshire

Volunteers, businesses, community groups and councils have been working to form a strategy and action plan for Shropshire to tackle current climate emergency. Planting 5 miles of new hedgerow, installing 2,000 electric car charge points, creating 500 acres of solar farms or wind equivalent, and re-wilding 8,000 acres of Shropshire every year for the next […]

Bridgnorth Welcomes New Zero Waste Store

A new shop is opening its doors this week on Mill Street in Low Town, Bridgnorth. Owned by the community and run largely by volunteers, Our Green Shop is a story of community success during what has been a difficult year. In 2020 a group of individuals from the community got together with an aim […]

Lockdown Friendly Star Count

Looking to the stars isn’t just for astronomers, stargazing can be a free, fun, family activity. It’s not only a great chance to admire the night sky, but by counting the stars it allows us to understand light pollution. Light pollution not only spoils the view, but it can disrupt wildlife’s natural patterns. CPRE The […]

Transition Telford Seed Swap is Live!

Usually Transition Telford’s Seedy Saturday is a physical event held in Telford to enjoy swapping seeds, gardening advice, conversation and cake. For 2021, Seedy Saturday has gone almost entirely online. They have been collecting seeds throughout January, but the event is now live and running in full. With a database of seeds available on their website, you […]

Ironbridge Eco Bubbles – Refills | Home | Beauty

Set in the beautiful courtyard at Maws Craft Centre in Jackfield, Ironbridge Eco Bubbles aim to provide responsible, sustainable, zero-waste products to help you live your best life. They are a family run business that aims to provide products to support an eco-friendly, plastic-free, vegan lifestyle at an affordable price. Eco Bubbles is a success […]

Bundle of Love – Cloth Nappies

Founder of Shropshire business Bundle of Love is Helen, a work from home mum based in Telford who has been running Telford Slings for the last couple of years helping people find the right baby sling for them through hires and purchases. In 2020 Helen branched out to support and showcase more products made from […]

Shropshire’s First Eco Directory

In this beautiful county we are lucky to have an array of local businesses who are passionate about reducing their impact on the planet and encouraging their customers to follow suit. However, even for those of us who are constantly looking for new ways to reduce our carbon footprint, many of these small businesses elude […]

Eco Rotary Club – Food Waste Tips

Guest blog by The Eco Rotary Club In the midst of a pandemic our priorities as humans change. This is natural, it’s how we survive. What is sad to see though is the negative effects that some of our behaviour changes bring about. One of the outcomes of recent panic buying is the increase of […]

5 easy ways to recycle more

Tried reducing waste and reusing what you have but still have things to throw away? By recycling you can still help. Recycling doesn’t have to rely on your kerbside collection… Separate recycling carefully if asked to do so – if your council asks for recyclable waste to be separated, then please do! Some recycling centres […]