(SPOT) Snitterfield Planting of Trees. The national effort to combat the impact of climate change and to mitigate flooding through tree planting is now underway with urgency. Trees absorb significant quantities of greenhouse gases. Trees reduce flooding, absorbing about 60% of run-off water from rainfall. Trees absorb dangerous gases and trap damaging particulates. A […]
This year’s grants from Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change to reduce the carbon footprint of the village totalled over £3,700 and included loft insulation, LED lighting and a living roof. We always welcome applications so get in contact or download the simple application form via our website www.snitterfieldacc.org Applications are reviewed at our AGM in October […]
A vast tree planting campaign across the world could play a huge part in reducing our net carbon emissions. Tree planting is a climate change solution that is available now, is relatively low cost and every one of us can get involved. As trees grow, they absorb and store the carbon dioxide emissions that are […]
Thanks to the extreme generosity and hard work by Ben Clifford of erjjiostudios.com SACC now has a new low carbon website and a shiny new logo. Keep up with latest events and happenings via our website (once we’ve worked out how to use it!) and follow SACC on Facebook.
Stratford Town Council, Stratford District council and Warwickshire County council have all declared Climate Emergencies. SDC have pledged to take local action to contribute to national carbon neutral targets through the development of their own practices and policies, with an aim to be carbon-neutral in Stratford District by 2030.
Christmas is a period of shopping excess referred to by the retail sector as the “golden quarter”. China’s industry moves into overdrive to ensure shelves are stocked here in the UK. The reduction in climate change gases that we have achieved in the UK are partly through our choice to “off shore” our pollution by […]
Please click on the link below to read the full details of the Small Wind Energy Feasibility study which was undertaken by Sykamore Small Wind in 2012. (pdf, 5749 K)
Please find the link below for all the information you need to be a recycling master! (pdf, 916 K)
Top tips for a planet friendly ChristmasCards – Send e cards, or cards made from recycled card. Marks and Spencer will plant a tree for every 1000 cards recycled at their stores between 2nd and 31st Jan. Presents – Buy local and buy less. Each Christmas, 4,000 tonnes of products arrive from China. Support small suppliers and […]
Paul Brodrick, Head of Smart Grid Applications & Solutions, Siemens plc. presenting Duncan Parker, Chair of Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change with the Energy Purchase Project of the Year award. Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change (SACC) has won the ENERGY PURCHASE PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2014 at the UK COMMUNITY ENERGY AWARDS (www.communityenergyawards.org.uk). Duncan Parker, Chair of […]