News - Sustainabilty

Posted on: March, 2019
Devon’s famous Lucombe Oak among 100 new trees to mark the Forestry Commission’s centenary year at the showground in May.  The Forestry Commission is providing100 new trees at Westpoint Showground, home of the Devon County Show, as part of its centenary year celebrations. A commemorative Lucombe Oak, an evergreen hybrid discovered by...
Posted on: February, 2019
Chamber member South West Youth Games Trust has launched a crowdfunder campaign to bring to life its vision of the world’s first environment themed multi-sports event. As well as changing the lives of children through sport and physical activity, they will also educate them on environmental sustainability. Their global ambitions...
Posted on: January, 2019
Devon Contract Waste has turned once again to Refuse Vehicle Solutions and City West Commercials for the new Mercedes-Benz Econic that will support another major expansion of its business. Having already achieved significant growth over the past three years, the Exeter-based operator is preparing to launch its commercial waste collection services...
Posted on: July, 2018
Exeter Racecourse is delighted to have been awarded a Bronze Green Tourism Award, awarded by the Green Tourism Business Scheme which is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK, after it primary inspection and will be working towards achieving a Gold Award to ensure it is increasingly sustainable. Exeter...
Posted on: February, 2018
During 2017 Exeter City Futures commissioned an economic evaluation report from Vivid Economics in order to open the discussion about the high level economic benefits of the types of sustainable change promoted by Exeter City Futures. Many key stakeholders from public and private organisations across the City gave their time...
Deadline for Applications - Friday 15 September 2017, 5:30pm DEBI and its Devon Environmental Awards, with the support of Met Office Exeter, is now celebrating its 25th Anniversary.  Celebrate with us this year and apply to enter the awards. The ceremony, held in November, is free for members, supporters and category entrants as...
Posted on: December, 2016
The first phase of a commuter-driven initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter has revealed some fascinating results. Experts from the University of Exeter are determining what factors influence the time and routes chosen by people travelling to and from the city. As part of the project,...
Posted on: October, 2016
The Devon Green Expo will take place in the Jubilee Hall at Stover School, Newton Abbot, on 20th October. The Expo will feature exhibitions, displays, workshops and talks on green issues. It will have space for 40 exhibitors and will be open to the public. There will also be an organic café selling...
Posted on: July, 2016
Within Exeter and the travel to work region, there is increasing interest and activity on the subject of transport across a wide range of groups and organisations, but we have not recently had the opportunity to share our thinking.   To provide this opportunity Transition Exeter and Exeter City Futures are holding...
Posted on: May, 2016
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