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Ecosurety Launch £1million Exploration Fund

Can you help us make a meaningful impact on the environment? Over three years the Ecosurety Exploration Fund will invest £1million in projects that can reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE through innovation or research in the UK. The £1 million fund will be spread over three years and the application process […]

Have A Green Christmas – Size Of Wales’ Annual Tree Planting Drive

Trees for Christmas is helping people in Wales to have a green Christmas and plant thousands of trees at the same time. The campaign encourages people to celebrate their Christmas tree being brought into their home by donating fruit trees to family homes in Mbale, Uganda. Trees are for life, not just for Christmas after […]

Young ‘climate crusaders’ celebrate 25 years of Eco-Schools

Young people from across Wales came together to mark the 25th anniversary of the international Eco-Schools programme at a series of National Eco-Committee events. Nearly 150 young people from 65 primary schools took part in the three events held at Bedwellty Park in Tredegar, National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthne, Canolfan Cae Cymro in Clawddnewydd […]

Winners of Wales Sustainability Academy Awards announced

The winners of the Wales Sustainable Academy Awards were announced today at an Awards Ceremony in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.  They included a University project that has used by-product from a popular food that can be used as a low salt flavour enhancer, a solar powered bench manufacturer, and a community company that put […]

Young people from across Wales come together to debate climate change at the National Assembly

Young people from all over Wales will be coming together at the Senedd in Cardiff on 21st November to debate climate change in front of Ministers, Assembly Members and representatives from the Future Generations Commissioner’s Office. “MockCOP” is an event modelled on the UN’s Conference of the Parties (COP), where representatives from countries all over […]

New Executive Director Appointed at Cynnal Cymru

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales announces the appointment of a new executive Director to steer the charity though the next phase of its development as it continues to respond to the global challenge of sustainability – Sarah Hopkins. Our current Director steps down after a successful period of restructuring the charity from a wholly government-funded […]

Living Wage Week celebrated during Kidwelly launch with Burns Pet Nutrition

Burns Pet Nutrition kicked started the celebrations of The Living Wage Week by hosting the first west Wales event. Local employers including Santander, Nationwide, Adecco, Delta Wellbeing, Carmarthenshire County Council, Castell Howell, Swansea Council for Voluntary Action, Trinity St Davids, Libra Energy & Estates Ltd andBevan Buckland LLP joined in the celebrations at the Parc […]

Cardiff is First Major Urban Area in Uk to Become a ‘Living Wage City’

241,000, or 1 in 5 jobs in Wales still pay below the real Living Wage, which today rises to £9.30 an hour in Wales – Cardiff becomes the first major urban area in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Wage City’ status as a result of an ambitious 3-year partnership between communities, employers and Cardiff Council […]