Climate Change

East Cambs CAN: Monthly Planning Meetings

Alongside our monthly Earth Cafes which act as social and networking events where people can learn more about environmental issues, we hold monthly planning meetings. These are intended for people who want to find out how to get involved with the groups activities. So come along if you are interested in: Helping organise the regular

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Sustainable Food Workshop

  Local food expert, Mandy Mazliah willbe running a workshop about sustainable food which is good for your budget,good for your health and good for the planet. Come along if you want to learn more about sustainable cooking. There will be a quiz and a small prize for the winning table. Note: This will not

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Energy Efficiency

Ask a Home Energy Advisor – Thursday 15 February 2024

Do you need help in making your your home more energy efficient and keeping it warm? Are you having difficulty paying for your energy bills? Come and get some help from Lisa Eaves – Home Energy Advisor from East Cambs District Council. She is at Ely Library on Thursday 15 February from 18:00 till 19:30

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Climate Change

Ely Earth Cafe: Walking on Water

Conservation Scientist, Dr Charlie Gardner will be coming to discuss his walk across East Anglia to highlight the threat of sea level rise Location: Prosper Cafe Ely Thu, 15 Feb 2024, 18:30 Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/764213823117?aff=oddtdtcreator (Do still come if eventbrite says it is sold out though) ConservationScientist, Dr Charlie Gardner will be coming to discuss

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Green Business

East Cambs Council achieves silver Investors in Environment accreditation

East Cambridgeshire District Council has achieved silver accreditation of the Investors in the Environment scheme. The council signed up to the scheme two years ago as part of its commitment to reduce the environment impact at its main head office in Ely, known as The Grange. Within a year it achieved bronze and now its

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Flight Free UK Live Event in Cambridge

East Cambs CAN will be attending the Flight Free Live Event in Cambridge at the end of February. Will you come along too? How much does flying contribute to the climate crisis? Is it possible to still go on holiday without getting on a plane? Can my one action make a difference? These are the

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Green Events

Ely Eco Fair – Ely Library – 3 February 2024

The Eden Project are touring the UK running a series of workshops and Eco Fairs. The Ely one is on 3rd February at Ely Library from 11am – 3pm. Click here for more details. If you are in Ely that day do come say hi to us at our stall, upstairs in the Library.  This

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Recycling

Running a Clothes Swap (Swishing Event)

We are looking for people who would like to set up a Swishing Event or a clothes swap in Ely and in other parts of East Cambridgeshire. Why Swap Clothes? The clothing and textiles industry produces around 10% of global carbon emissions and is the world’s second largest industrial polluter. Clothes swaps are a practical

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Natural Environment

Coronation tree pledge meets half way mark

Plans to plant 75 oak trees across East Cambridgeshire have reached the half way mark, thanks to support from parish councils, schools, nurseries and landowners. East Cambridgeshire District Council has received requests for 39 oak trees, as part of its campaign to mark King Charles III’s coronation and 75th birthday. And there is still time

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Energy Efficiency

Save money during Energy Saving Week – 17 January to 23 January 2024

An online form to help residents identify if they qualify for home energy efficiency grants is being promoted by East Cambridgeshire District Council to help mark Energy Saving Week (17 January to 23 January 2024). The form, which takes 10 minutes to complete, helps the council’s energy advisers to better understand an individual’s circumstances, such

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Earth Cafe – Ask an Electric Vehicle owner

Ely Earth Café Introductory talk followed by discussion over tea and coffee. Prosper café  Fresh 16-18 Broad Street,  Ely 17th January 2024 18:30 – 20:00  Sign up on Eventbrite:https://tinyurl.com/ElyEarthCafeJan2024

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