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Switch to 100% renewable energy and get £50 credit

Switching to 100% renewable energy is one of the best ways to significantly reduce your carbon footprint. A 100% renewable energy tariff means that the electricity comes from renewables such as solar power, wind power and hydropower and not from environmentally damaging fossil fuels. Carbon Neutral Aldbourne has partnered with Octopus Energy to make switching […]

What happens to old IT equipment?

Carbon Neutral Aldbourne finds out all about WEEE waste and what to do with unwanted IT equipment from Simon at Green Machine Computers
For the last 8 years local business, Green Machine Computers, has been working hard to help our planet. They recycle tonnes of IT WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) each month, diverting it away from landfill. The company also provides much-needed apprenticeships, training and employment. Carbon Neutral Aldbourne spoke to Green Machine’s Managing Director, Simon […]

Aldbourne plans to go carbon neutral

Carbon Neutral Aldbourne was set up by a group of Aldbourne residents who feel passionately that our lovely village should play its part in preventing climate change. Our priority is to reduce Aldbourne’s emissions to as close to zero as possible by 2030. We plan to do this by helping residents to calculate their carbon […]

What can Aldbourne do about the climate emergency?

The UK government, along with many local councils including Wiltshire, has declared a climate emergency. The terrifying consequences of a warming planet are now widely publicised and more and more people are talking about climate change. But what can we, as individuals, do about it? A lot! One local resident, Phil Call – who many […]