The M&S Energy Fund 2017 recently awarded twenty-five community energy projects with a share of £300,000. In an important bid to tackle energy concerns and develop awareness in the wider community, the competition is an exemplary display of how the Crowd can come together to implement environmental change.With more than 130,000 votes cast in this[…]
By coming together to find and activate solutions, we can begin to work towards a more sustainable future both in the UK and worldwide. What exactly do we mean when we talk about a ‘more sustainable future’? Whilst the definition of sustainability isn’t set-in-stone, the term is universally used in regards to approaches that do,[…]
With the latest statistics depicting a tale of horror, it is now believed that around 18 million tonnes of food, from both households and businesses, is finding its way into landfill each year throughout the UK.To put it simply, we are either buying too much food, or not using it in time, and the incredibly[…]
In a world where climate change, waste, and pollution are consistently making the news, we’re celebrating projects finding new and exciting ways to bring people and planet back together.
Newquay Community Orchard is all about creating a public space in the heart of the Cornish town that empowers the local community. So harnessing the power of the people through Crowdfunder was the perfect way to get this ambitious project off the ground. The project is led by Urban Biodiversity CIC, a newly formed community interest[…]