Sustainability

Congleton Sustainability Group (CSG) aims to raise awareness of the issues associated with the challenge of climate change and the consequent need to develop a low carbon, sustainable future.

Congleton Sustainability Group – CSG.

Congleton Sustainability Group (CSG) aims to raise awareness of the issues associated with the challenge of climate change and the consequent need to develop a low carbon, sustainable future through ethical, social, cultural, economic, environmental and community action to promote, encourage and support the development of education and research concerning areas affected by resource depletion.

As volunteers we work to do this by:Congleton Sustainability Group Logo

  • Commenting on planning applications large and small
  • Publishing and working to implement a Carbon Reduction Plan for Congleton and the surrounding area
  • Raise awareness of local food opportunities like Congleton Apple Juice & Congleton Food4Free
  • Work for all of our Schools to be Green Flag Schools
  • Work to protect local wildlife habitats and biodiversity
  • Campaign tirelessly for better public transport, cycle routes, innovative housing design to promote healthy and sustainable living, local employment
  • Campaign for a community energy scheme and work with other transition towns and similar community-led initiatives to nudge the town to make the transition to a low carbon, sustainable, ethical future.

 

Congleton Sustainability Group objectives include:

  • Growing more food visibly,  locally
  • Providing people with help to improve their property to become more energy efficient
  • Using the River Dane to generate electricity
  • Challenging future building developments in the Town to be energy efficient
  • Celebrating the excellent work in progress in all Congleton Schools by the Eco-Schools initiative educating all our children 
  • Making walking and cycling pleasant around the Town. Congleton’s Cycling Campaign is working to improve cycling in and around Congleton for workers, shoppers and schoolchildren alike

 

Congleton Sustainability Group is made up of 7 sub-groups, each sub-group has its own committee and volunteers.

For more information on each group and the fantastic work they do visit the pages below:Congleton Sustainability Group

 

 

Get involved with The Congleton Sustainability Group

 

If you are interested in joining us, download our ‘getting involved leaflet’ here or contact Peter Aston

Get Involved………

If you have been inspired by what you have read, want to volunteer or join the Congleton Sustainability Group…….we are waiting to hear from you!

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Congleton Town Hall High Street CW12 1BN

01260 270350 Ex 7

peterjaston@gmail.com