Telford & Wrekin Council is the local authority for the Telford and Wrekin borough in Shropshire, in the Midlands. The council is an award winning co-operative council informed by the views and voices of local residents, communities and partners. In July 2019, the council adopted a new vision for the organisation to “protect, care and invest to create a better borough” together with a series of commitments to deliver that vision. Additionally, the Council are proactively supporting their climate emergency pledge with a range of initiatives throughout the county.

A wide range of small businesses are also focusing on helping with the climate emergency, offering planet-friendly products and services throughout the borough.

With thanks to the Council for supporting the development of this page, showing a true commitment to a more sustainable borough and planet.

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Telford & Wrekin Council has this week awarded Green Guarantee Site status to 107 green spaces across the borough. This status recognises the community and ecological value of these sites and confers protection against any potential future development. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The addition of these new sites means that the […]

Local community centres struggling with soaring energy bills have been thrown a lifeline thanks to more than £200k in grants announced today by Telford & Wrekin Council. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The grants of up to £10k, which have been awarded to 26 local charities, schools, organisations and businesses, total £207k […]

Residents and visitors to Telford will never need to worry about their phone running out of battery again, thanks to two free public charging points installed near Telford station, sustainably powered… by people’s footsteps! Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Telford & Wrekin Council has installed a stretch of pavement beside the ‘Silver […]

Building a Sustainable Council

Find out what the Council are doing below and how you can get involved, or scroll down to explore the Directory for green businesses and events in your area.  

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Climate Emergency

In 2019 Telford & Wrekin Council declared a climate emergency. In 2020 they published a report and action plan which will begin the conversation around what needs to be done to limit the impact of climate change.

2030 Carbon Neutral Council

Telford & Wrekin Council are is now working, along with partners, to go carbon neutral by 2030. By March 2021 the Council had already reduced its operating emissions by 36% compared to the previous year.

Climate Change Borough Partnerhship

As well as the Council's commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030, this aim extends to the whole Borough. They have joined forces with businesses, Parish & Town Councils, community groups, schools and others to form the Telford & Wrekin Climate Change Partnership.

Climate Change Champions

Volunteers helping engage Borough residents on Climate Change and Sustainability within their own communities. An opportunity to get involved and encourage others to speak up and make a change.

Plastic Free Taskforce

The Council has set up and works collaboratively with the Plastic Free Taskforce, made up of a wide range of local organisations, parish and town councils and schools. The goal is to become a certified Plastic Free Community.

Plastic Free Pledge

Millions of people in the UK are making changes to reduce their reliance on plastic. And you can join in too! Through Telford & Wrekin's Plastic Free Pledge, we’re helping local people to banish single-use plastics with practical tips and advice. So take that first step – sign the pledge today.

Climate Change Projects

The Council are changing the way they do things in all areas of work. From waste removal, bike incentives, alternative road re-surfacing and more. Take a look at this map to see climate change projects near to you.

Council Case Studies

Find out more about some of the great climate positive projects supported by the Council throughout the Telford & Wrekin area.

Get Involved

If you would like to keep up to date with the Council's latest news and receive monthly sustainability emails, click 'Get Involved' and follow the link.

Telford & Wrekin's
Green Directory

Supporting the Borough to become more sustainable

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Flick through all the listings here in A-Z order, or scroll down to look for specific businesses or services in your area

Wellington

Agatha’s Tea Party

Sutton Hill

Alison’s Bee Class

Newport

All About Newport

Wellington

Agatha’s Tea Party

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Entertainment

Things to do in your free time – Days out, event supplies and activities

Places to go...

Telford

Telford Town Park Nature Reserve

Telford

Apley Woods

Telford

Telford T50 Route

Telford

Telford Town Park Nature Reserve

Event supplies, parties & gifts...

Wellington

Little Green Party Kits

Telford

Mossy Crafts

Telford

Morag’s Bakes

Wellington

Little Green Party Kits

Family

Toy swaps and cloth nappies to child friendly activities, educational resources and more

Children's clothes, toys & nappies...

Telford

Mossy Crafts

Telford

NCT Telford & Wrekin Nappy Library

Doseley

Telford Swap and Wear

Telford

Mossy Crafts

Things to do...

Telford

Apley Woods

Kynnersley

Wrekin Forest School

Telford

Southwater Library

Telford

Apley Woods

Food & Drink

Places to eat and drink, local produce, plastic free shopping, vegan speciality stores and cafes

Places to eat...

Newport

Bod Newport

Newport

Deli 45

Newport

Smallwood Lodge Tearooms

Newport

Bod Newport

Food & drink shopping...

Wellington

The Little Green Pantry

Newport

The Emporium of the Useful and Curious

Newport

I Can Eat

Wellington

The Little Green Pantry

Home & Garden

Reusable kitchen supplies, natural beauty products, gardening groups and second hand stores

Health & home..

Newport

Newport Pet Services

Newport

The Aroma Emporium

Newport

Living Lean with Lucy

Newport

Newport Pet Services

Grow your own...

Donnington

Donnington Community Hub

Jackfield

Loam Plants and Desirables

Doseley

Telford Swap and Grow

Donnington

Donnington Community Hub

Nature

Wildlife charities, environmental groups and nature reserves in your community

Wellington

The Ercall & Lawrence’s Hill Nature Reserve

Wellington

Limekiln Woods Nature Reserves

Stirchley

Madebrook Pools & Stirchley Dingle

Wellington

The Ercall & Lawrence’s Hill Nature Reserve

Places to stay

Low carbon B&Bs, camping, glamping and cottages, perfect for visitors or your own staycation

Telford

The Barn at Lees Farm

West Midlands

Wrekin Forest Camping & Glamping

Telford

The Barn at Lees Farm

Work and community

Community groups, volunteering opportunities, education and courses

Community groups...

Newport

All About Newport

Newport

Sustainable Newport Shropshire

West Midlands

Dothill Nature Reserve

Newport

All About Newport

Consultancy, support & courses...

Newport

Be Bold Media

Ironbridge

Veg Patch Kitchen

Sutton Hill

Alison’s Bee Class

Newport

Be Bold Media

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What's On Calendar

Low waste events, days out, educational talks and more

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Madeley

Volunteering @ Oilhouse Pastures

Telford

Madeley Pop Up Food Share

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Wellington

Business Support Showcase – Energy efficiency & resilience

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Wellington

Book Launch – Mia is Lost

Coalbrookdale

Tree planting

Dawley

Wildlings Toddler Group at Lightmoor

Hollinswood

Transition Telford Seedy Saturday

West Midlands

Volunteer @ Woodside Community Orchard

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Telford

What’s good for the planet will be good for your pocket

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Telford

The Distributed Energy Show

Coalbrookdale

Continuous cover forestry talk

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Coalbrookdale

Bird box building – volunteer day

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Dawley

What’s good for the planet will be good for your pocket

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Leegomery

What’s good for the planet will be good for your pocket

Jiggers Bank

Volunteering @ Jiggers Bank

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Madeley

Volunteering @ Oilhouse Pastures

Telford

Madeley Pop Up Food Share

NEW
Wellington

Business Support Showcase – Energy efficiency & resilience

NEW
Wellington

Book Launch – Mia is Lost

Coalbrookdale

Tree planting

Dawley

Wildlings Toddler Group at Lightmoor

Hollinswood

Transition Telford Seedy Saturday

West Midlands

Volunteer @ Woodside Community Orchard

NEW
Telford

What’s good for the planet will be good for your pocket

NEW
Telford

The Distributed Energy Show

Coalbrookdale

Continuous cover forestry talk

NEW
Coalbrookdale

Bird box building – volunteer day

NEW
Madeley

Volunteering @ Oilhouse Pastures

Telford

Madeley Pop Up Food Share

NEW
Wellington

Business Support Showcase – Energy efficiency & resilience

NEW
Wellington

Book Launch – Mia is Lost

Coalbrookdale

Tree planting

Dawley

Wildlings Toddler Group at Lightmoor

Hollinswood

Transition Telford Seedy Saturday

West Midlands

Volunteer @ Woodside Community Orchard

NEW
Telford

What’s good for the planet will be good for your pocket

NEW
Telford

The Distributed Energy Show

Coalbrookdale

Continuous cover forestry talk

NEW
Coalbrookdale

Bird box building – volunteer day

Have you got an interesting event planned?

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Thank you

With thanks to Telford and Wrekin Co-operative Council and their team for their support towards Mossy.Life.

By funding this page, they have created a truly local green hub for residents, enabling a more sustainable lifestyle, directly impacting the local community and the planet.

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