Anglian Water are continuing to offer Tap into Savings home visits until 6 May. To make an appointment please go to www.anglianwater.co.uk/bitsandbobs or ring Anglian Water on 0800 9755 567 and follow the instructions.
Tag Archives: Water saving
Since Tap into Savings launched in Coventry we have been working with a number of community groups to explain about water saving and the free water saving equipment available. Some of these groups have gone on to run an EcoTeam as part of their regular meetings. The most recent was the Asian Blind Association, who finished [...]
We’ve been doing a lot of work in the past few weeks checking that people in Tile Hill and Canley are happy with the home visits to fit water saving equipment and also about the equipment which has been fitted.
What’s been really encouraging is the feedback we received about our installers – people have found [...]
The first set of EcoTeams that started in Braintree will be finishing in the next couple of weeks and the next round of EcoTeams are starting up. There is more information on the events page, but here is a quick summary of all of the meetings:
EcoTeams in Braintree (‘Keen Team’), Monday mornings
Venue: Eaton’s Cafe, 15 [...]
One of the best things about leading an EcoTeam meeting is seeing how people start sharing their tips, ideas and practical things for greener living. Some of the recent things that have been shared:
recipe tips for using up leftovers or making the most of fruit picked during the year
sharing seeds or cuttings from plants
information about [...]
Last week I was lucky enough to visit Greenfields Community Housing’s new green ’show home’, which demonstrates energy and water saving products to local residents. The house, in Halstead, includes things like heat pumps, electricity-generating solar panels on the roof, and mechanical ventilation to improve air quality in the house and reduce condensation. Automatic lights make sure [...]
Representatives from Tap into Savings in Redhill and Merstham were delighted to have been awarded a gold award in the local authority category of the recent Green Apple Awards (2011). The Green Apple Award is given by the Green Organisation who are dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.
Jo Hills [...]
The recent freezing weather has highlighted the need to make sure that water pipes (especially those outside) are properly insulated to protect them from freezing. Yesterday a friend of mine had to help an elderly neighbour repair and outside tap which had started leaking in the middle of the night when the freezing water burst the [...]
Global Action Plan has launched a new way to countdown to Christmas, the great green advent calendar.
Each day we will reveal a simple action for you to do, energy-saving, water saving or good shopping habits for example. There are United Nations Environment Programme certificates and a prize draw up for grabs for those who take actions and [...]
Friday 19 November is World Toilet Day, to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis. 4,000 children die every day from diarrhoea caused by dirty water and poor sanitation. WaterAid, the international water charity, is organising a range of awareness-raising events and calling for people to ”spend a penny and give a pound” to help with sanitation [...]