Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

03 Mar 2008 01:03:19

Halifax couple win low carbon prize



Halifax couple win low carbon prize
A couple in Halifax plan to spend a recent £250 prize from a low carbon competition on a new energy-efficient boiler, it has emerged.

According to the Evening Courier newspaper, Chris Freeman and Marilyn Marshall have worked to reduce their carbon footprint by swapping plastic bags for the long-lasting variety, as well as installing energy-efficient light bulbs, creating a compost heap and using a water butt for washing their car.

For their eco-friendly efforts, they have been awarded £250 to put toward a "carbon makeover", which they intend to use to purchase an energy-efficient boiler.

The competition, which was held by Calderdale Climate Challenge in an effort to encourage residents of the region to reduce their carbon footprint, involved filling out a web survey detailing how competitors planned to make an effort to go green.

"We do care about the planet and this has really shown us what individuals do can really make a difference," Mr Freeman told the newspaper.

Carbon emissions reduction website DownWithCO2.co.uk has previously suggested that low carbon measures such as installing energy-efficient heating can create an annual cost savings of around £100 to £190 each year.ADNFCR-1235-ID-18491813-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. Orbis Research Organisations

    Orbis Research (orbisresearch.com) is a single point aid for all your market...

  2. Taming the Anarchy Products & Services

    Taming the Anarchy: groundwater governance in South AsiaBy Tushaar ShahAbout this bookIn 1947,...

  3. electric rEVolution near Richmond Bridge is UK's first store dedicated to electric scooters. 410...

  4. A new report from WWF UK has claimed that a "radical shift" in government policy is...

    31 Mar 2008
  5. National and regional carbon markets should be linked to establish a single global entity,...

    07 Dec 2007



Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.