Of all the available energy sources the sun is by far the most powerful. Using solar energy will reduce harmful CO2 emissions and resolve the forthcoming energy deficit. Establis is a European interdisciplinary research and training network. It aims to develop materials and techniques for long-lived, cheap and flexible organic solar cells and building-integrated large scale applications.
Junkk.com is essentially 'FaceBook for Rubbish'; a free global community website seeking out people and ideas to discover second uses for everything we too often just throw away, and share them with any who see reuse as a great way to make the most of 'free' materials. We are also keen advocates of 'designed-in' reuse at brand level, specifically to add new value to precious resources usually destined for a single path from shelf to bin to landfill.
Act on Energy is a registered educational charity (since 1998) dedicated to reducing energy use, to address climate, resource and social issues. We provide a free home energy advice service to individuals, communities and organisations throughout Worcestershire and Warwickshire and are involved in projects with local, national and European partners.
Our aim is to provide inspired education for our students in Computing, especially in the areas of Computer Game Design and Development, Web and Mobile App Design and Development. We also have a unique degree for those students who wish to enter the teaching profession. In addition we work closely with regional schools to help the professional development of school teachers. We carry out research into Virtual Worlds, Human Computer Interaction and e-Systems.
GreenBuying.co.uk is your number one choice for UK sourced eco school supplies. Unlike other websites which sell green supplies as an "add-on", green products is all that we do. So buying from this site will build your school’s green credentials whilst supporting the environment and British manufacturers. We maintain competitive prices and an efficient delivery service as going green should not result in poorer value for money.
Energy Solutions Malvern help customers to save money and reduce their carbon foot print by installing top quality solar Panels, heat pumps, biomass boilers, solar thermal panels, LED lighting, underfloor heating and electric car charging points. We pride ourselves on offering a friendly, helpful and bespoke service tailored specifically to your needs. We operate as a social enterprise, meaning that we put 20% of our profit back into the local community.
Energize Worcester is an exciting two year project funded by HEFCE’s Student Green Fund, led by Worcester Students’ Union to tackle the poor energy efficiency of privately rented student houses, reducing energy consumption and in turn student bills. The project uses trained student advocates engaging with peers to enable cascade training. A bespoke student facing software platform is developed to record energy consumption, and easily and quickly determine potential for retrofit options.
Our mission on behalf of the national organisation is to promote the Institution and mechanical engineering in general, following the Institution’s themes of Energy, Environment, Transport, Manufacturing and Education. We are eager to encourage teachers and their students to understand engineering and consider the profession as a career.
The Canal & River Trust is the new charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. Our mission is to inspire as many people as possible to connect with our canals and rivers. From improving towpaths for cyclists and walkers, encouraging biodiversity by installing bat boxes and insect piles to maintaining our locks, bridges and aqueducts, we are constantly working to make our canals and rivers the best they can be.
Caplor Energy is a rural business based in Fownhope, Herefordshire. We promote a positive environmental message by inspiring businesses, homeowners and communities to install renewable energy systems. We specialise in solar PV, solar thermal, biomass and heat pump systems and only install high quality, dependable products. We have installed several renewable energy systems on site which power the offices, farm house and farm buildings and welcome people to come and take a tour.
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.
The Students’ Union at the University of Gloucestershire aims to enhance a students’ university experience whilst they study and live at our University. We are passionate about leading the way for sustainability; students can get involved in growing veg at our allotment, developing ethical business skills in one of our social enterprises or helping ‘green’ local businesses.
The University of Worcester is one of the fastest growing universities in Britain and has invested heavily in facilities including a new library and sports arena. Worcester has gained a string of environmental achievements including the 2012 People & Planet Green League, EcoCampus Platinum, Fairtrade status, gold in the Green Apple Awards and a Sound Environmental Impact Award.
Worcester Roots Foundation is a youth led environmental charity for young people aged 16-25 living in Worcestershire. Our aim is to raise awareness of environmental and sustainability issues through the actions of young people in a fun and enjoyable way. These include setting up a food co-op, national awareness campaigns and promoting the green job market.
Tata Motors is India’s largest fully integrated automotive company and has worldwide operations, including Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc (TMETC). TMETC aim to drive the technology and quality of future Tata Motors vehicles, including sustainable vehicle development.
LifeStraw is a portable water filter that effectively removes all bacteria and parasites responsible for causing common diarrhoeal diseases. It requires no electrical power or spare parts and can be carried around for easy access to safe and clean water.
Severn Wye Energy Agency aims to promote sustainable energy and affordable warmth through partnership, awareness-raising, innovation and strategic action.