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European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

European Sustainable Development Week takes place between 30 May – 5 June. Throughout the week Cynnal Cymru will be sharing daily inspiration from across Wales, celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership. We will be showcasing inspirational examples that link to the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Sustainable Development Goals. You can follow the global conversation […]

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Minuteman Press: How one small franchise goes above and beyond digital print

Minuteman Press is more than just a digital print and copying service. Located in Cardiff Bay since 2010, the small, friendly and highly knowledgeable team go above and beyond when it comes to exceeding customer expectations and developing a responsible business model that runs through everything they do. “If there’s one thing we’ve learned over […]

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PhD Scholarship: Waste material upcycling solutions for office furniture manufacturing with circular economy ambitions

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2) scheme intended to start February 2017. The project will be based in the Faculty of Art and Design, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Swansea Campus) and Orangebox Ltd. More information can be found on the jobs.ac.uk website

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Conservationists herald bag tax impact on beach rubbish

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said. The charity’s Great British Beach Clean report found just under seven bags per 100 metres of coastline cleaned. That is a 40% drop from the average 11 bags found in 2015 and is […]

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Job Opportunity with Down to Earth – Join the team, and help build a better world!

Down to Earth’s newest landmark project transforms young people’s lives through constructing stunning, sustainable buildings. They need an Operations and Office Manager to help grow this game-changing approach. Head on over to the Down to Earth website to find out more. Deadline for applications: Monday 5th December 2016, 12pm, interviews will take place on Wednesday 14th December.

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Congratulations to the winners of the Sustain Wales Awards 2016!

On Thursday 17th November Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales celebrated some of the leading organisations and individuals in Wales championing sustainability. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Llyr Gruffydd AM, took place in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to an audience of national and international businesses working to create a more sustainable Wales. The Awards, hosted […]

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Sustain Wales Awards 2016!

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales announce the winners of the Sustain Wales Awards 2016. On Thursday evening 17th November, the Sustain Wales Awards will celebrate the leading organisations and individuals in Wales championing sustainability. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Llyr Gruffydd AM and hosted by Actor and Cynnal Cymru Principal Consultant, Rhodri Thomas will take […]

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The Size of Wales Going Green

Blog post from Chair of Size of Wales, Peter Davies Last Friday saw Go Green Day – Wales’ biggest green fundraising day run by Size of Wales with support from Cynnal Cymru. Schools and businesses across Wales took part to raise funds to support the protection of tropical rain forests. The Size of Wales is […]

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Sustain Wales Awards Finalists Announced – Vote now!

We are delighted to announce the finalists for the Sustain Wales Awards 2016. Over the past few months Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by the 60 applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2016. We have been overwhelmed by the number of exciting innovative projects and initiatives being carried out […]