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Sustainable Sunday Event, Wellington

11 February at 11:00 am 3:00 pm GMT

Join our Sustainable Sunday event in Wellington focused on Energy Efficiency with our additional swap, Terracycle recycling facilities and eco library.

This is a FREE event

Refreshments and vegan snacks will be available throughout on a pay as you can donation basis

  • 11am -12.30pm hot and cold drinks and cakes/biscuits available
  • 12.30pm onwards hot and cold lunch served  

11am: Event starts.

11am-3pm: Information stands and talks from; organisations about energy efficiency (including insulation and renewables options for your home and what grants and offers are available); and Telford residents about how they have made their homes more energy efficient and their experience of installing solar panels, batteries and heat pumps.

Marches Energy Agency (MEA) Talk: 11.30am-12pm: General retrofit principles for insulating your home and making it more energy efficient and the grant funding schemes available to help you take action.
Telford resident will provide information on energy efficiency measures taken at home including cost of installation, carbon and cost savings, any issues.  Talk: 12-12.30pm: Undertaking a whole house retrofit (including installing solar power, battery storage, air source heat pump, loft insulation, cavity wall insulation: triple glazing, electric car charging).  
My Low Carbon Talk: 1.15pm – 1.45pm: The benefit of Solar PV (solar panels) & Battery Storage Systems and their Community Offer to those residents of Telford & Wrekin for installing these.
Big Solar Coop Talk: 1.45pm – 2.15pm: Provide information about the work they do installing large scale solar on local business and community buildings and how you can help.
Energy Advisor & director of Shropshire & Telford Community Energy
Talk: 2.15pm2.45pm: Talk about the experience of installing and using an air source heat pump in his house for the past 3 years.
Telford resident Will have an information stand to demonstrate how a solar panel with an inverter/battery works. 

Swap and Giveaway: Swap for free or take any item for a pay as you can donation including household items, books, DVD’s, toys, clothes. By sharing resources we can reduce our carbon emissions and save money too.

Terracycle Recycling: Make use of our recycling facilities including Terracycle and the opportunity to recycle mobile phones, electronic gadgets, jewellery, stamps and coins (see posters below for full details).

Connected Mobiles Limited – a mobile phone recycling company based in Coalport – will have an information stand providing information about their service to refurbish donated mobile phones/use them for parts to repair handsets and their zero to landfill promise.  

Eco Library: Explore our new eco library of amazing books and magazines which you can borrow on Nature, climate and living life in a more sustainable way.

Image of items you can recycle including jewellery, coins, stamps, mobile phones.

Climate Action Hub Telford

Belmont Hall

New Street
Wellington, Shropshire TF1 1LU
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