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Helping local businesses become greener

Thanks to funding we have received from the Rural England Prosperity Fund, we have been able to offer support to businesses developing new, sustainable projects.

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Over 2,500 trees planted at Warnham Local Nature Reserve

Over 2,500 trees have now been planted at Warnham Local Nature Reserve following the necessary felling of diseased Ash trees last winter.

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Get involved in the new Sussex Nature Recovery Strategy

Regional strategies are a new national approach to reducing biodiversity loss, and everyone in Sussex can take part. Surveys close 30 June 2024.

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More local residents can now access free home energy savings

A change to eligibility rules for the Government's Home Upgrade Grant helps more residents to benefit from Warmer Homes funding.

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Funding applications reopen for climate and environmental grants

From 2 April 2024: Find out about three different grants available to support green community initiatives across the District.

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Need help deciding on whether to invest in a heat pump?

Find out if your home is heat pump ready and read about a new national scheme to help guide your decision.

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Food Waste Action Week 18 - 24 March 2024

The theme this year is 'Choose what you use', encouraging us all to buy loose fruit and vegetables to ensure that we only buy what we need.

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National Compost Week encourages recycling of food waste

11-17 March 2024. Home composting is the most environmentally-friendly way of recycling kitchen food waste.

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New Repair Cafe to be launched in Pulborough

Thanks to volunteers these repair cafes help to reduce waste by offering a free service to mend our small electrical, mechanical and textile items.

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Read about our new District-wide Climate Action Group

A network for Parish and Neighbourhood Councils has been set up to support our work on tackling climate change.

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Bees' Needs Champion Awards 2024

These national awards celebrate exceptional things groups, farmers, businesses or individuals have done to support pollinators.

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Start the new year knowing your carbon footprint

Your carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (including carbon dioxide and methane) that are generated by your actions.