Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

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Sustainability emerges as a core theme in the shared vision for Manchester's future

Sustainable design, active travel and a low carbon economy all make it in as priorities for 'Our Manchester', the new ten year strategy for the city.

Castrads radiator

Cast-iron efficiency progress for Stockport firm

Castrads, a Stockport-based producer of cast iron radiators, has boosted its resource efficiency with grant funding from Stockport Council and expert support from the Business Growth Hub.

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Powering the region with new Green Alliance report on renewables

A new survey from Green Alliance has revealed the levels of renewables being generated by the cities and counties of England's North West, with Greater Manchester showing a strong performance in solar.

Smart Thinking: Rubbish (and data) collection

United Utilities are using bin wagons to collect meter readings.

How your views are shaping Greater Manchester

Mark Atherton outlines the Implementation Plan for the Greater Manchester Climate Change Strategy and consults the findings of a new, independent report on the issue.

Sustainable Success in Stockport

Darren Pegram, Sustainability Manager at Stockport Council, explores the great work being undertaken in the region to push the low carbon agenda and green-up our local communities.

Steady State Manchester: communicating a change

Steady State Manchester launches a series of conversations exploring how a viable economy can detox Manchester.

Back to class with the Manchester-based Carbon Literacy Project

The Carbon Literacy Project has united a group of 30 organisations in a bid to ensure that "all citizens will be carbon literate” across Greater Manchester and beyond. Here, ICLEI's Michael Woodbridge explores what this really means.

Greater Manchester Energy Company

GMCA is looking to develop an energy company that could reduce energy bills and help drive investment in local renewable and low carbon energy schemes.

North west businesses save ONE MILLION tonnes of carbon

Greater Manchester's Business Growth Hub is celebrating the landmark achievement of saving one million tonnes of CO2e through its award-winning support that helps businesses to reduce their use of energy, water and materials in day-to-day operations.

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