Below is a list of local companies and websites offering advice and environmental services for individuals, businesses, and communities across Wyre.
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Home energy advice
Green Rose is a Community Interest Company based in North Lancashire offering households free advice and support with energy issues.
Visit the Green Rose website for their free energy and money saving advice to make your home warmer and more efficient.
Cut down on your plastic usage by shopping at a local zero-waste shop.
The Plot is a local food growing initiative based at Old Holly Farm, a demonstration farm near Garstang. They welcome volunteers, offer training courses in food growing, and sell local produce from their Garstang farm. If you have access to land that could be sold to the project, do get in touch.
Visit The Plot website for more details.
Based at the University of Central Lancashire, the Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) project helps Lancashire-based Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) reduce their carbon footprint. This includes the potential to access a 50% grant for up to £15,000 to purchase low-carbon technology, alongside a range of support.
Visit the MaCaW Lancs website for more details.
Sustainable office furniture and recycling
The Coggin Group is a Wyre-based company specialising in refurbishing and recycling old office furniture to reduce the environmental impact of your company.
Visit the Coggin sustainable Office Solutions website for more details.
Refurbished IT equipment
Preston-based company 1st Technologies LTD offer wholesale distribution of refurbished IT equipment, specialising in desktop computers, laptops and servers. This promotes a circular economy by reducing unnecessary waste of equipment and offering low-cost quality solutions.
Visit the 1st Technologies website for more details.
Electric Vehicle (EV) charging
Charge My Street is a community benefit society installing and operating EV chargepoints in Lancashire and Cumbria, giving residents without off-street parking the opportunity to switch to an EV. Residents, parishes and businesses can suggest a site, register to use a chargepoint, or invest in community shares.
Visit the Charge my Street website for more details and to find your nearest chargepoint.
Local energy projects
The Local Energy North West Hub supports communities and public sector organisations across the North West of England to identify, develop and implement local energy projects. The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) is overseen by the hub, which provides grant funding for feasibility and project development for rural community groups who want to develop their own renewable energy projects. Do get in touch if you have any project ideas for your community.
Visit Local Energy North West Hub - Rural community energy fund for more details.