Exhibitors

Tom Walmsley

Tom Walmsley is a consultant on environmental education and photography in schools through his organisation (EnvironmentalEducationProject.com).  At Your Green Future he is showcasing the photography career of, Ashley Cooper who won Climate Change category in the prestigious Environmental Photographer of the Year. He runs the only agency dedicated to climate change (GlobalWarmingImages.com) and has travelled to every continent to demonstrate, through images, the impact on people, places and wildlife. 

Bristol Energy Cooperative

Bristol Energy Cooperative was formed by people from a number of community energy groups across the city. We develop renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and help others to do the same. We’ve raised money from investors to install solar panels on 6 community buildings in the area, and are currently extending this project to include schools and businesses.

Skansa

Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups. The UK operation is one of the country’s top contractors. Working collaboratively with customers, partners and our supply chain, we make a positive difference to society. We are a major sponsor of Bristol 2015 and see this as an opportunity to make a direct contribution to help a great city become a more sustainable place to live, work, learn and play. 

Bristol Textile Recyclers

Founded in 1972, BTR Ltd (Bristol Textile Recyclers) works with schools, charities and community groups helping them to fundraise through the recycling of their unwanted clothes, shoes, bags and belts. Recycling 100 tonnes of clothing each week, BTR exports the clothing for reuse in Eastern Europe, central Africa and Pakistan. This creates employment and trade as well as gives people access to good quality, reusable second hand clothing.   

Children's Scrapstore

Children's Scrapstore turns waste things into play things. We are a charity that collects scrap, such as manufacturing waste from a range of organisations, for free. We store it, clean it and then distribute it to schools, educational groups and families to be used as materials for young people’s development.  

UWE Careers Service

Providing impartial careers advice and guidance to post 16 students considering higher education. 

West of England LEP

The West of England LEP skills team aims to bring business and education closer together, to ensure a well motivated workforce with the skills that business needs both now and in the future. To discover more about the West of England LEP, visit the website: www.westofenglandlep.co.uk

Centre for Sustainable Energy

Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is an independent national charity that helps people change the way they think and act on energy. At any one time CSE has around 60 different and separately-funded projects underway, helping meet the need for both environmentally sound and affordable energy services.

Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy with projects worldwide. We use our ingenuity to maximise sustainable outcomes and advance best practice. 

Frontier

Frontier is an international non-profit volunteering NGO that runs over 350 conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries across the world. By encouraging the combination of travel with volunteering, Frontier inspires people to step off the beaten path and make their travel meaningful!

Rotary

Rotary International is a volunteer organisation of 1.2 million business and professional men and women united world wide to provide humanitarian service and help build good will and peace. The 32,000 Rotary clubs around the world conduct projects to address today’s challenges – including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) offers well over 900 vocational and academic courses, superb facilities and a team of dedicated teaching professionals. We have a proven track record of helping learners make more progress and achieve more than would be expected at other similar institutions. Opening in 2016, Gloucestershire Renewable Energy, Engineering and Nuclear (GREEN) Centre is our new skills and training centre, based at the former Berkeley Power Station.  

Ecotricity

Ecotricity is the world’s first green energy company. Reinvesting money from customers’ bills into building new sources of renewable electricity and gas has allowed us to develop 53 wind turbines and a solar site across the UK. With numerous other developments in the pipeline, we aim to continue at the forefront of renewable energy. 

Council for Aluminium in Building

The Council aims to support the interests of the architectural aluminium industry by encouraging the increasing use of aluminium products in architecture and in the construction industry as a whole. Members are involved in all stages of construction, extrusion and design of systems, fabrication of products, finishing, production of associated products and final installation on site.

University of the West of England

UWE-FET delivers a range of courses relating to energy demand reduction, from the design of low energy buildings to integration of low energy technologies to the areas of management and policy. 

Severn Wye Energy Agency

Severn Wye Energy Agency aims to promote sustainable energy and affordable warmth through partnership, awareness-raising, innovation and strategic action.