The CCH is working in partnership with Co-operatives UK and the Plunkett Foundation to deliver the Greener Together project. This project is funded by Defra - the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of their Greener Living Fund.
[Update 04-08-2010] The CCH Annual Conference was a major milestone in the Greener Together project and was of great value to all those in the housing co-op movement with an interest in greener living. [Conference Briefing]
Greener Together - The Co-operative Way
Actively engage with individual members through their co-operatives to achieve a measurable change in greener behaviour.
- Influence Together
- Reach thousands of individual co-operative members through targeted information and advice.
- Learn Together
- Achieve measurable actions in the areas of energy, waste and personal transport.
- Trade Together
- Engage with our network of hundreds of member businesses.
Let's get greener together
Join Greener Together - The Co-operative Way to demonstrate how, by making small changes, together we can make a significant impact on climate change.
Whether you are taking the first step to being greener, or are already well on the path to sustainable living, we want you to join us. Taking part in this six month project just requires the willingness to change and live greener.
Help and support is with you all the way, through your co-operative or community owned enterprise eco-operator.
Greener Together will provide you with all the assistance you need to:
- change your home habits in energy, personal transport and waste;
- share experiences with the over 3,600 people involved in the study;
- tailored advice and suggestions to ease change.
10 housing organisations have already been recruited as partners who are currently engaging their members / tenants to be actively involved in reducing their waste, transport and energy use:
- Ackroydon East TMO
- Argyle Street Housing Co-op
- Banna Housing Co-op
- Belle Isle TMO
- Bushbury Hill EMB
- Community Project
- Ekarro Housing Co-op
- Redwood Housing Co-op
- Senacre Housing Co-op
- WATMOS Community Homes