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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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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.

Funding available for Wilder Horsham District nature recovery projects

A Nature Recovery Award has been established to support practical schemes to help develop biodiversity and wildlife networks. Applications open on 3 January 2022.

Our Community Climate Fund opens in January 2022 for new applications

Grant funding is available once more for new climate action projects in the community.

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2021

Living in Fuel Poverty means that you can’t afford to adequately heat and power your home. Help is available to make your home more energy efficient and cut costs.

TOP TIPS to eating well whilst reducing our carbon footprint

Top tips to help you make small changes with your food choices and reduce your carbon footprint - one step at a time.

Shop wisely to save the environment and your bank balance!

Christmas is coming and the sales are on. But do we really need to buy so much? This year why not shop wisely by buying local, buying better or even making your own gifts for that personal touch. Read some top tips.

Major electric vehicle charging point project agreed

A major contract to install electric vehicle charging points has now been signed which is set to benefit thousands of drivers in Horsham District and across West Sussex.

Business grants for a greener future

Find out what opportunities are available for West Sussex businesses to ride the wave of COP26 to boost their own carbon reduction strategies.

Our HVO trial is a success

Switching from diesel to vegetable oil should reduce our fuel carbon emissions by up to 90%

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There's still time to apply for two District-wide climate funds

Deadlines are fast approaching to apply for two district-wide climate funds: The Community Climate Fund and the Nature Recovery Award.

Climate Action: Top Tips on Saving Energy

There are a number of ways you can reduce your impact on the planet. Keep your home warm while lowering your climate change emissions with these top tips.