Mossy Life

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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Local green news...

Telford & Wrekin Council has welcomed the first wave of tenants to its latest properties in Donnington, marking a significant milestone in the completion of

The Telford Sustainability Solutions Summit, hosted by the Telford Sustainability & Energy Cluster (TSEC) in collaboration with Telford & Wrekin Council, achieved its goal of

Businesses in Telford and Wrekin and the Marches will receive an additional £2.3 million in funding to support their efforts in reducing carbon emissions and

Events coming up...

Newport

Hard to Recycle collection day

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Coalport

Slow Stitching Workshop

Wellington

Wellington Green Festival

Sustainable Telford & Wrekin Council

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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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Entertainment

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

Family

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

Food & Drink

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

Home & Garden

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

Nature

Wildlife charities, environmental groups and nature reserves in your community.

Places to stay

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

Work & community

Community groups, volunteering opportunities, education and courses.

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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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