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New electric street sweepers to join the Council's fleet

Horsham District Council continues its carbon reduction drive by committing to purchase new electric street sweepers.

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Council supports World Bee Day

As part of World Bee Day the Horsham District is playing its part in supporting our all-important insect pollinators.

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Walk to School Week 16-20 May 2022

We are supporting Walk to School Week as part of National Walking Month this May, helping children to stay active as well as reducing air pollution and protecting the environment.

New rapid electric vehicle charge points installed in Storrington and Billingshurst

These new rapid electric vehicle charge points are the first stage of a major project that will improve vehicle charging infrastructure across the Horsham District.

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Bees’ Needs Champion Award given to Horsham Park

Horsham District Council, in partnership with the Friends of Horsham Park, have been awarded a national Bees’ Needs Champion Award.

A new Carbon Reduction Plan is approved for 2022-2025

A new Carbon Reduction Action Plan for 2022-2025 represents a major milestone in Horsham District Council's plans to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Cleaner, more energy-efficient transport for the District's Neighbourhood Wardens

New hybrid vehicles and electric bikes have been introduced for Horsham District Council’s Neighbourhood Wardens in our drive for cleaner, more energy-efficient transport.

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New funding available to help homes be warmer and more energy efficient

A new Green Homes Grant is now available that offers funding to eligible householders for a wide range of energy efficient measures including insulation options and renewable heating technologies.

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Celebrating one year of Wilder Horsham District

Wilder Horsham District has already achieved much to be proud of. See what the project has been up to, and celebrate the achievements already made, in our first End of Year report.

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January 2022 events

Sussex Green Living are hosting a range of community outreach initiatives this January, with ongoing events each month. Find out more here.

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Our new ‘Reuse Click and Collect’ shop helps reduce waste

We’re selling donated furniture and quirky collectables online as part of our Reuse project.

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Plastic recycling in the Horsham District

Nearly all types of plastics can be recycled. However, the extent to which they are recycled depends upon a range of factors. Find out what can be recycled in the Horsham District.