Archive for December, 2015

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Cynnal Cymru Festive Event

On Friday December 18th, Cynnal Cymru hosted a Festive Networking Breakfast in the Millennium Stadium. The event brought together a range of people from organisations interested in gaining an understanding of how they can become more sustainable and learn from some of Cynnal Cymru’s members. Co-director Mari Arthur opened the event and highlighted the need […]

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Green Gown winners join Cynnal Cymru

Cynnal Cymru are delighted to welcome the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) as new members following their success at the 2015 Green Gown Awards. Dr Jane Davidson, Director of the Institute of Sustainable Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE), has embedded sustainability across the University’s operations which has been recognised by a number of […]

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Snowdonia National Park Authority – Eryri and Hiraethog Peatland Restoration Project

Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) was formed in 1951 and is the largest National Park in Wales. Snowdonia National Park Authority’s aims to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the area; promote opportunities to understand and enjoy its special qualities; and foster the economic and social wellbeing of its communities. […]

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Eco Worriers Christmas Special

Eco-Worriers’ Christmas Message from Daf Palfrey on Vimeo. The Eco Worriers Christmas Special was made five years ago and it’s interesting to note how it references things that were very contemporary at the time but which rarely get mentioned today – peak oil is the most prominent of these. Is peak oil still a relevant […]

Y Pelican nappiCycle in action

Cynnal Cymru members work together ‘Towards Zero Waste’

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales member, NaturalUK, is an innovative, Welsh enterprise working towards Zero Waste. As the largest independent washroom services and clinical waste collection company in Wales, NaturalUK have introduced a complete nappy recycling service, ‘nappiCycle’, and have partnered up with another Cynnal Cymru member, The Pelican Nursery, to offer a 100% landfill […]

Inspired in Holland

I was privileged to be invited join the Interface Sustainability Ambassadors in Holland to hear about their progress and plans in Mission Zero – the company’s very real attempt to make the principles of sustainable development the practical basis of profits and success. They are on target: nearly zero waste and a 98% reduction in […]

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National Research Network for Low Carbon Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE) Funding Opportunities

The Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE) is a major pan-Wales initiative funded by the Welsh Government Sêr Cymru initiative and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales. The Network supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research in Wales into the interactions between land, water, the provision of food and energy production, at […]