Local community energy group Wirral Community Renewables has helped contribute to a study about the prospects for connecting solar power to electric railways to help power trains. The national investigation was spearheaded by climate change charity 10:10 working with Imperial College Londons Energy Futures Lab and several other interested parties including community renewable energy organisations. The solar rail ... Continue reading »
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Alara Wholefoods in 2016 became The Most Sustainable Food Manufacturer on Earth.Not only were they the first cereal company in the world to become 3rd party certified as organic, Alara is also a certified zero-waste company. A key part of this is giving all food waste to charity or, if inedible, using an anaerobic digestor to produce fertilizer for their very own, on-site permaculture garden.What's more, their Kings Cross factory is solar-powered and the company is very much community-focused, with their annual parties; the Harvest and the Wassail Party.View all
Our friends from the Global Good Awards wanted to do a feature for their newsletter on the importance of community projects. Who did they turn to? Project Dirt of course! Have a read of what our Community Manager James Baker had to say on how community projects can create real and lasting change, what makes a good project and how Project Dirt is helping those projects to thrive here.
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