Derby Climate Coalition, in partnership with Derby City Council, is setting up a quarterly forum where individuals and organisations can discuss green matters related to Derby – including green and renewable energy supply, sustainable transportation, buildings and planning issues.
This is meeting at the Council House at 6.30 pm on Tuesday November the 22nd.
Please come along and join the discussion! Book your free seat by clicking on this link: https://derby_green_forum_nov2.eventbrite.co.uk
Agenda items so far include:
- Air pollution in Derby
- Bike hire scheme
European Funded low energy project for Businesses
Let us know if you have any items for the agenda by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoping to see you
Martin Rawson Deputy Leader of Derby City Council
Peter Robinson Chair of Derby Climate Coalition
Report on TIME TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE rally held on the 19th of November.
Organised by Derby Climate Coalition, chaired, by Keith Burchell.
45 people attended and 12 other organisations.
Everybody said it was a good and useful meeting. The speakers were excellent and it was exceedingly useful to hear how and what the other organisations were doing in relation to Climate Change.
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Continue reading Report from TIME TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE rally
Derby Climate Coalition has been very concerned with cuts to recycling and the impact upon greenhouse gas emissions. As a result we had a meeting with the relevant director, Paul Robinson, and Councillor Afzaz, who has the remit for waste collection services. Here is the letter we sent September 17 and we are waiting for a reply (Oct 14).
Thank you very much for coming to the July 30 of Derby Climate Coalition, and for giving us an update on recycling of waste and the links with greenhouse gas emissions. You kindly invited us to follow this up with further questions.
Paul Robinson, Derby City Council strategic director, came to speak to the Derby Climate coaltion on May 17. As a result we sent him this letter on the May 23rd, copied to the leader of Council, Paul Bayliss and to cllr Ranjit Banwait
Thank you very much for coming to speak to the Climate Coalition last Thursday. As you know, people were very engaged. We agree with you that that many of these streets do have problems with waste management and that a move to a simpler system may help.
Since last week we have had a further discussion among ourselves and as a result, there are a number of issues that we wish to explore with you further. Continue reading The Council consults on it’s plan to scrap inner-city recycling
The Council wants to take away your and your neighbours’ recycling bins.
You’d then have to put all your waste in your black bin. This would be collected weekly.
This change is only being considered for inner city areas. People living in leafy suburbs will still get a recycling service. Continue reading The Council is planning to scrap inner-city recycling