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Wildlife Garden Work

Sunday 5th January
Derryanvil, near Portadown
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Repowering Democracy? Community participation in the energy transition

Thursday 9th January
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN

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Scrub Control & Path Work

Sunday 19th January
Balloo Wetland & Woodland Bangor
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BIMcert – Reducing the Energy footprint in the Construction Sector

Wednesday 22nd January
Titanic Belfast Building, 1 Olympic Way, Queen’s Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9EP
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What can your business do to reduce plastic waste?

Thursday 23rd January
Northern Ireland Advanced Composites Engineering Centre, NIACE, Airport Road, Belfast BT3 9DZ

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Environmental Conservation Careers Fair

Tuesday 28th January
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

Delivering Sustainable Housing and Communities

Wednesday 29th January
1 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BW

Adapting Historic Buildings for Climate Change

Thursday 30th January
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE

Feeding the City 2020 – Ideation Workshop

Thursday 30th January
Loveworks, Macrory Centre, 130 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GL
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New street lights cutting costs 19 December 2019

Street lighting upgrades already saving the council up to £150,000 a year (via Brighton and Hove Independent)

 
Brighton 

 
By Connor Gormley

Plans to replace Brighton street lanterns with eco–friendly LED lights have reduced the city’s carbon footprint and saved £150,000 last year, according to a council spokesperson.

The upgrade project, which has already replaced 1,000 lighting columns and is replacing 600 lanterns a month, helped cut emissions from street lighting use by more than 20 per cent last year.

More than just a huge step forward in the council’s plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, the new lights will also require less maintenance and are designed to emit a white light which, when compared to a traditional street lamp, makes it easier to see objects and people – said the council.

Read more via Brighton & Hove Independent