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Say Yes to A Sustainable Wedding

Not only are today’s weddings heavy on your wallet, but they also end up being costly for our environment, and we know planning a wedding is hectic, stressful, and might awaken the bridezilla in you, so we’ve pulled together seven tips to help you plan your perfect wedding, that won’t cost the earth.

Give the gift of a sustainable Christmas this year

Thinking about how we can play our part through shopping locally and sustainably, getting creative with our gifts and wrapping, the small changes we make can have a considerable impact. At a time of year where stress levels are already on the rise, we’ve pulled together a few tips to help you think about how you can make this Christmas the most sustainable ever!  

Workshop 6: The Westwood way of doing things

Workshop 6: Imagining Westwood Reading time: 7 mins As we move deeper into the imagine phase of the workshops, we learn from others, refine our ideas, and identify specific projects for the community. Building on our previous workshop in Westwood and delving deeper into the ‘imagine’ phase, the group divided into two to focus on … Read more

A community wealth building energy transition

News #1 By Eleanor Radcliffe & Laura Williams Reading time: 5 mins On the eve of COP26, and with the challenges we face in tackling the climate crisis becoming ever more apparent,  Carbon Co-op and CLES released a major new toolkit for councils, a community wealth building energy transition.   The toolkit shows that councils have a vital role to play in addressing the climate … Read more

Moths To A Flame – Oldham Youth Council Panel discussion

The idea for the moths to a flame project was to elevate the voice of young people in climate change discussions and give space for them to raise concerns, discuss what was happening in their local area and think about what needs to change to combat the climate crisis.

Why Not Become A Member Of Carbon Co-op?

Our overarching goal is to help people and communities like those in Shover and Westwood, to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change in a way that caters to the diverse needs of householders.