Archive for August, 2016

Wales leads on recycling

Wales has the highest municipal recycling rate in the UK and in the top four in Europe! New provisional figures published last week show recycling in Wales continues to increase and is at its highest ever recorded level. In 2015/16 the average combined reuse, recycling and composting rate across local authorities was 60%, an increase […]

Sustainable transport opportunity with Enterprise Car Club

This month we welcome new member, Enterprise Car Club. Enterprise Car Club provides hourly self-service car rental available 24/7/365 throughout the city, they are working with their members to deliver sustainable transport and resource efficient solutions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and costs associated with employee travel. Enterprise Car Club encourages employees to travel to work using […]

Happy 10th birthday Down to Earth!

Back in 2005, our members Down to Earth had a fairly ambitious idea to find a different way of doing education and personal development by supporting people who were struggling to “fit in” to mainstream education or mainstream life while embracing sustainability. Ten years later Down to Earth has worked with thousands of vulnerable and […]

Students visiting the Principality Stadium

Cynnal Cymru hosts students from China for the Low Carbon Summer School

This month Cynnal Cymru is pleased to welcome 41 students from North China University of Technology for a two week Low Carbon Summer School. Working with the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) in Cardiff, Cynnal Cymru has developed a comprehensive programme of lectures, site visits and cultural visits across Cardiff and London. Highlights of the […]