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 …

Terracycle and en-form FAQ’s

 

Why did en-form set up a Terracycle collection point?

We have collected a number of items for recycling or reuse in the past, including corks, mobile phones, printer cartridges and CD’s.

We have been a bit cautious as it has on occassions mean’t that we have been left with a lot of waste that we have had to pay …

Halloween Waste – Don’t be haunted by it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image by Nancy Sticke from Pixabay

Guest Post by Ben Plummer*

Skeletons are hanging in people’s windows, pumpkins are in the supermarkets and the nights are drawing in which means only one thing – Yes Halloween is around the corner!

Whether you enjoy Halloween or not, it cannot be denied that Halloween produces …

Greening Colchester – A Green Action Plan

A Peoples Assembly was held by Colchester Extinction Rebellion (XR) on 4th August 2019.

A further ‘Greening Colchester’ meeting was held by North Essex Eco on 28th September 2019 inviting individuals and groups to develop a plan for Greening Colchester.

Colchester Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency and set up a climate emergency task and finish group; existing group request …