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Greening your Charity: Eco-tips to help your premises run Cheaper & Greener

  • Start: 9th July, 2024 @ 9:30AM
  • End: 9th July, 2024 @ 12:00PM
  • PPL, St. Saviour’s Wharf, 23 Mill Street, SE1 2BE

Eco/Energy Workshop:

This 2-hour workshop (plus lunch) would be useful for those who want to make their community centre or charitable premises cheaper and greener to run.

Times: 10am-12pm (arrivals from 09:30am),.
12pm-1 pm is lunch and networking. You will be able to meet organisations such as National Energy Action and Groundworks Green Doctors to find out what resources and support are available for residents.

Councillor Emily Hickson(Deputy Cabinet Member for Green Finance, Labour Councillor for London Bridge and West Bermondsey) will present upcoming eco-initiatives.

The workshop facilitator will be Donnachadh McCarthy FRSA and is funded by the City Bridge Foundation.

Topics covered will include:

  • How to reduce electricity bills
  • How to reduce heating bills
  • How to reduce water-bills
  • Waste reduction/ recycling
  • Green purchasing
  • Renewable energy / carbon free heating
  • Carbon foot-printing
  • How to get a free funded eco-audit for your charity
  • How to qualify for up to £150,000 City Bridge Foundation eco-capital funding
  • Q & A

Donnachadh has worked for over 10 years as a professional eco-auditor advising charities and businesses on how to reduce their running costs by going green.

He is the author of two books on the subject “Saving the Planet without
Costing the Earth”
and “Easy Eco-Auditing” and is a widely published eco-journalist.  He was the climate columnist for the Independent and is a frequent eco-contributor on many national TV and radio programmes including BBC’s “It’s Not Easy Being Green “and ITVs “How Green is Your Home.”

His terraced Victorian house in South London was London’s first carbon negative home.   www.3acorns.co.uk