Delivering Carbon Literacy to Eastern Education Group

During 2023 Groundwork has been working with West Suffolk College to design and deliver a Carbon Literacy Training programme to staff, governors and students from across the Eastern Education Group of schools and colleges. Groundwork consultants trained over 120 individuals, running 14 separate courses over a 4-month period. In addition, our consultants developed a ‘Train…Read More »

EEZYBIKE awarded Carbon Charter Silver Standard

EEZYBIKE Ltd is a Suffolk-based e-bike rental company established in 2021. The company manages four electric bike hubs which are commonly used by commuters,students, tourists, and local businesses. It’s core principles as a business embody all things sustainability, providing the general public with opportunities to reduce their carbon emissions by using e-bikes instead of cars….Read More »

BEE Anglia – Helping business improve their energy efficiency

About The BEE Anglia programme ran from January 2016 to July 2022 and saw Groundwork’s Sustainability Consultants support SMEs across the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership area to improve their energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and reduce their operational costs. Funded primarily by the European Regional Development Fund and Suffolk County Council and supported by…Read More »

Co-op Supermarket, Woodbridge, Suffolk Awarded Carbon Charter Gold Standard

Background East of England Co-op is the largest independent retailer operating in the East of England. They supply a variety of services including food stores, funerals and travel services. The Co-op store in Woodbridge opened in 2016 and started working with the Carbon Charter not long after. Our Sustainability Consultants calculated their annual carbon footprint starting…Read More »

Stokes Sauces awarded Carbon Charter Gold

Background Stokes is a Suffolk based food business formed on the belief that food should be honest, simple, and delicious. Stokes carefully design unique recipes, using high quality ingredients at their ‘Saucery’ in rural Suffolk. Simply put, their aim is to make the very best sauce you can buy readymade! Starting their sustainability journey Stokes…Read More »

Improving energy efficiency at D. Wardle Plant

In 2019 Groundwork’s Sustainable Business Consultants conducted an energy audit at D. Wardle which led to a capital investment into solar panels. We revisit them years later to find out about their energy and carbon savings.

Improving Energy Efficiency at St Luke’s Hospice

Our Sustainable Business Consultants conducted an energy audit at St Luke’s Hospice in 2020 and provided suggestions on how St Luke’s Hospice could crease energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Two years on we look at their energy savings.

Supporting Glebe Farm to improve their energy efficiency

In 2019 Groundwork’s Sustainable Business Consultants conducted an energy audit at Glebe Farm through the Business Energy Efficiency Project. Two years later we revisited them to see the impact of the measures and make suggestions on their next steps.

Supporting Thornham Village Hall with EV charging points

Thornham Village Hall is a community space situated on the North Norfolk Coast. Groundwork’s Sustainability Consultants recently visited the village hall to provide advice on what the hall needed to do to take their EV charging point idea forward.