SWM members Cycle-R is a charity specialising in the recycling of bikes, to reduce waste and ensure the materials are reused for the benefit of the local workforce, cycling in the Cannock Chase area and the creation of training opportunities. More >
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Displaying Good Practice Examples with the topic: Clean & Active Travel
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) requested the support of our members SYSTRA in updating their travel plans, transport strategy and in implementing car park management strategies. More >
Network Rail: The new station boasts a number of green credientials around a host of areas, including energy, waste, heating, lighting, water, materials, procurement and, of course, transport. More >
The Penkside Project was set up as a multi-agency partnership to address a range of socio-economic and environmental challenges in the Penkside (Silkmore, Rickerscote and Meadowcroft) area of Stafford. More >
The SNSC is a £48 million programme across the West Midlands aimed at cutting carbon, supporting economic growth and connecting residents to jobs. More >
The Sustainability Spring Fair was an ‘eco-market’ with everything green on sale from organic carrots to electric cars. Birmingham’s most ‘Green’ activist encouraged Birmingham’s families to grow their own fruit and vegetables, and buy local produce, ethical produce and energy saving devises to make their lifestyles more sustainable. More >
CABLED is a consortium of 12 companies including: Arup, Aston University, Birmingham City Council, University of Birmingham, Coventry City Council, Coventry University, E.ON, Jaguar Land Rover, Coventry University Enterprises, Mitsubishi Motors UK, Mercedes Benz UK, and Tata Motors European Technical Centre. More >
Balsall Heath Is Our Planet is a community initiative that aims to cut the carbon emissions of this inner city neighbourhood of Birmingham and reduce its environmental impact, to improve everyone’s quality of life. In 2007/08, BHIOP held a Community Conference and workshop process. This produced an Action Plan for reducing the environmental footprint of the area, through a number of projects. Local organisations have their own aims to reduce their carbon emissions, and they have come together to support BHIOP. BHIOP are encouraging walking and cycling, planting trees, directing people to energy advice, publicising solar energy and generally using neighbourhood level action to help everyone to reduce their carbon footprints. More >
SusMo is a resident-inspired and resident-led campaign, overseen by Moseley Forum. SusMo is aiming to make Moseley a more sustainable community both by personal action to cut our household CO2 emissions and through community initiatives, including with local businesses, schools and other public sector organisations, along with third sector organisations from within Moseley, as well as around the city and further afield.
Johnson Tiles is the leading manufacturer and supplier of ceramic tiles in the UK, with a long history of market leadership and industry production development.
The company’s products are used in a wide range of commercial and non commercial projects and they supply ceramic tiles to almost every country in the world. More >
WWRD United Kingdom Limited, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire is a leading provider of luxury home and lifestyle products sold under a number of well-recognized brands, including Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert, Minton and Johnson Brothers. More >
Smart Eco Power Systems is a fledgling business with great ambitions to make their mark on the local renewable energy sector.
Founded by co-directors of Midland Electrical Fire and Security, Martin Cornes and Richard McCredie, it specialises in renewable electrical generation systems which provide power to the public sector, commercial and domestic market. More >
Employing 20 people, Sudden Impact specialises in the repair, servicing, supply and recycling of printers, fax machines, scanners and other electrical office equipment. Launched 18 years ago, it handles thousands of ‘end-of life’ machines a year. Now turning over around £1 million a year it has hundreds of reconditioned printers, plotters and scanners in stock at any one time for re-sale, exchange and short or long term rental. More >
Back2bikes – Winner of Stafford Borough Council’s Green Award Recommendations 2004 & 2005 and a Green Apple Award
Back2Bikes – supported by Government Office for the West Midlands, The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Stafford Council, Staffordshire County Council, National Grid, New opportunities fund and Social Economic Environmental Development programme.
Back2Bikes was originally set up by Stafford Borough Council as part of their Local Agenda 21 programme for sustainable development and is now managed by Stafford and District Voluntary Services (SDVS). More >