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‘Our Future’s People’ – Your Green Future event with Severn Wye Energy Agency

Severn Wye Energy Agency have recently launched an exciting new sustainability project for schools called ‘Our Future’s People’. The project will run in 10 Powys secondary schools over the next two years, during which teams of students will work to improve the sustainability of their schools’ operations. As part of this project Severn Wye Energy […]

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced

Cynnal Cymru are delighted to announce those shortlisted for the Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by all of the amazing applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2017. We are pleased to see that so many exciting projects and initiatives are being undertaken by businesses, […]

Recycle Week 2017. Recycling – It’s Worth It!

Now in its 14th year Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, with this year’s theme being,’ Recycling – It’s Worth It!’ and is taking place this year from September 25 to 01 October, Recycle Week is organised by WRAP with the aim to encourage the public to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of […]

Welsh Water Community Fund

Today  Welsh Water are launching an exciting new initiative – the Welsh Water Community Fund. The Fund is designed to give back to the communities Welsh Water serve. Welsh Water has customers at the heart of everything they do and want to leave communities and the environment in a better place. Welsh Water wants to […]

Trade union and co-working cooperative pledge to give power to the self-employed

The trade union, Community and indycube, a co-working social enterprise running a network of low cost desk space to independent and self-employed workers, have launched a new partnership to provide a comprehensive package of services and benefits for independent and self-employed workers across the UK. The new partnership is the first of its kind in […]

Only 1 Week to Apply for the Sustain Wales Awards!

With only one week left to apply for the Sustain Wales Awards, we’ve put together a few words of encouragement and advice from one of our judges, to help you create that Award-winning entry. As always we are looking for outstanding individuals, projects or initiatives that are helping to deliver the seven national goals of […]

Well-being of Future Generations Act

WCVA Launch New Resources and Guidance for the Third Sector

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act marks a turning point in the sustainable development of Wales. In order to create the Wales We Want organisations need to enhance our natural resources as well as championing people power. To tackle these big issues WCVA/ Environet Cymru have put together some handy toolkits to help you […]

Innovation in Sustainable Procurement – Common Sense, Collaboration and Circular Thinking

In association with Orangebox Last Thursday Cynnal Cymru held a shared learning event in Bridgend College looking at sustainable procurement. The event had come together following informal discussions with a few of our members about the importance of procurement in ensuring a responsible and sustainable business. The supply chain is where most of the risks, […]

This September Be Involved, Be Proud and Be Tidy!

Calling all groups, businesses, schools and organisations across Wales! This September, Keep Wales Tidy are asking you to Be involved, Be proud and Be Tidy to help clean up Wales in one of the country’s biggest clean-up campaigns! Be Tidy, supported by Coca-Cola European Partners, runs throughout the month of September and gives people of all […]

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Public Health Wales – Our Space Team Scoop International Environmental Best Practice Award 2017

Public Health Wales’, Our Space team has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the International campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. They competed against more than 500 other nominations from across the World in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice, and they will be presented with their trophy and […]