Category Archives: Press Releases

Press Release – Eco Festival returns in 2023

It’s Coronation weekend and many will be enjoying Coronation events. As we all know, King Charles has long been a champion of
environmental issues. So, it is great news that the Colchester Eco Festival is set to go ahead again this year.

Now in its third year, it attracted over 4,500 visitors last year and had 90 stalls giving out …

Community-led Eco Festival returns to Colchester

Colchester will host its second large-scale eco festival which promises to inspire all to learn, network and discover how we can create positive social-environmental change by consuming products and services differently. The Eco Festival taking place on 3rd September in Colchester, Lower Castle Park from 11 am – 6 pm. It is a free community event, organised and run entirely …

Love your flow – Colchester takes on Period Poverty Press Release 2nd May 2022

Colchester based environment charity, en-form launches a new project, ‘Love your flow’ focussed on giving individuals more choice and ready access to healthier, environmentally friendlier, and cheaper period products.

The National Lottery has granted funding to provide workshops across Essex providing information and resources that will enable better health and environmental choices when it comes to management of menstruating. As …

First Eco Festival to create positive social change in our community

Colchester will host its first large scale eco festival which promises to be both inspiring for all who attend and a blueprint model for any festival. The Eco Festival taking place on 4th September in Colchester, Lower Castle Park, is a free community event, organised and run entirely by volunteers who want to help inspire positive social change towards sustainable …

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 …

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 …

Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush

Or at least your old ones.
Hot on the heels of last months successful Cables Amnesty the Colchester Farmers Market will be running an old Toothbrush Amnesty at the Colchester Farmers Market this Friday the 7th December.
En-form, the local environment charity who run the market will be collecting toothbrushes, toothbrush heads from electric and battery toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes

Colchester Council Supports en-form Project – Helping Residents Reduce Energy Bills

Date Published: 27 September 2016

As part of its Environmental Sustainability Strategy Colchester Borough Council (CBC) has helped local charity en-form secure a £5000 grant for the third year from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy through the ‘Big Energy Saving Network’.

The grant will allow en-form to offer assistance to help residents reduce their energy bills, particularly