St Margaret Mary Primary School pupils
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Greater Manchester School Eco Refill Shops: Keeping the momentum going…

In the third blog in our series covering the progress of the School Eco Refill Shops, all the schools have launched and are committed to be open for business every month for their school communities…

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The Laudato Si’ Environment and Learning Centre

The Laudato Si’ Environment and Learning centre in Wardley, supports the delivery of the wider diocesan environment strategy ‘hearing the cry responding with hope’. Working with schools, parishes, faith groups and community groups to inspire hope for the future, since January the centre has supported over 1300 people of all faiths and none.

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The Piper Hill Eco Refill Shop team
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Refilling our way to a greener Greater Manchester

To mark #WorldRefillDay, we’re celebrating the brilliant progress that’s been made to date on single-use plastic reduction across Greater Manchester.

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Calculating the Carbon impact of Building Retrofit Works

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has joined forces with the University of Manchester to develop a carbon calculator for quantifying the carbon impact of building retrofit works, providing a better understanding of materials and solutions with the least carbon impact.

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Ruby, author and pupil at North Cestrian school
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North Cestrian School – Environmental Champions

The pupil-led Eco Club at North Cestrian School in Trafford has helped to instil and develop a whole-school approach to environmental awareness. Showing a passion for the environment and a real can-do attitude, pupils have created a lush school garden, organise regular litter-picks in the local community and have introduced measures within school to reduce single-use plastic and increase recycling.

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Kitchen Kit Redistribution Event – 19th June

Cracking Good Food would like to invite community organisation leaders to a Kitchen Kit Redistribution event taking place on Wednesday 19th June. The event aims to redistribute pre-loved kitchen equipment, sourced from their ‘Kitchen Kit Call Out’ campaign.

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Manchester Steps Up For Zero Carbon: city partnership launches campaign to inspire climate action

A citywide campaign highlighting positive actions being taken in Manchester to tackle climate change and how residents and businesses can get involved has just launched

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Running out of Time
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Running Out of Time Climate Relay: June 6th – July 4th 2024

Join thousands of runners, walkers, wheelers and cyclists passing the Relay baton on its epic journey from Ben Nevis to Big Ben. Help deliver the message in the baton calling for action to cut emissions, restore nature, and support those hardest hit by climate change.

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Local Sustainability Champion: Paul Watson, Zero Waste Hero

In the latest Local Sustainability Champions blog, we have interviewed one of our very own colleagues, Paul Watson from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue, on how he only empties his general waste wheely-bin once a year! Here’s how he does it with some easy-win tips for reducing your household waste…

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Train the Green Trainer with Daikin UK

Daikin UK is working in partnership with colleges and training providers across Greater Manchester to help train the next generation of green heating installers as the nation shifts away from fossil fuel boilers.

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Your Home Better: Retrofitting for the community

In this guest interview, we learn all about Your Home Better and its founder, Charlie Baker.

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Project blog: mapping Greater Manchester’s nature recovery network

Find out how we are mapping Greater Manchester’s nature recovery network in our regular project team blog.

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