Eco Colchester Website Launched

With the environment one of the hot topics of the day and seemingly getting hotter, now is a good time to launch the Eco Colchester Website.

Eco Colchester was set up by environment group en-form to allow the residents of Colchester to have a say in how to make Colchester a green and pleasant place to live, work and play …

Colchester E-Cargo Bike Project

The Colchester E-Cargo Project was set up as a Community project with the support of en-form in February 2021.

They deliver and collect from the following shops and businesses in Colchester, and across the following postcodes

CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7

Delivery and collection charges start from just £3.

en-form is also raising funds to provide a free …

Could you save up to £300 a year on your water bill?

Colchester residents are being urged to check their loos for leaks and save themselves up to £300 a year on their water bills.

Research carried out by water companies estimate that up to 8% of toilets are leaking, wasting up to 400 million litres of water every day.

Environment group en-form are trying to find out the scale of the …

Colchester launches Eco Friendly delivery Service.

Colchester residents and businesses are being urged to support the Colchester E Cargo bike delivery service which started in February.

The service has been busy supporting local businesses, Community Groups such as the Foodbank and residents in an eco-friendly way.

Deliveries and pickups are made using a new E- Cargo bike which is part of Colchester Borough Councils new E-Cargo …

Tree Preservation Orders

Colchester residents, we need your HELP.

We are looking for people who can help and spare some time to protect trees.

Trees are important, Oak trees for example can live hundreds of years, supporting more life (over 300 species) than any other native tree species in the UK; even its fallen leaves support biodiversity. When the tree dies, it can …

Electric Cars – Owning and running one. Your Questions Answered

In this article I will be talking about electric cars, starting with a few questions that have been sent in plus some extra Frequently Asked Questions that I’ve seen come up quite frequently!

Image by markus roider from Pixabay

Are electric cars good for the environment?

Electric cars aren’t good for the environment, and they’re not suitable for everyone – …

Coronavirus and the Environment Tips

 

Last updated 12th April 2020

We are in challenging times and the coronavirus has disrupted our lives. This has had many impacts on the way we live our lives and the environment. We have compiled this list of tips and services still operating during this emergency. Let us know if you have tips or service updates to add. e-mail …