Environment

Company bosses urged to join the war against climate change

Company bosses in Wrexham are being urged to reduce their use of packaging and plastic waste in the war against climate change. The plea came from Wrexham AM Lesley Griffiths, who is also the Welsh Government Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, at the annual dinner of Wrexham Business Professionals. The group is made […]

TV firm flying high after programme is sold to 50 countries and wins top award

A documentary programme that reveals the inside story of how the giant wings of the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ make their first journey has been sold to be shown in 50 countries worldwide. The global co-production was led by North Wales television company, Cwmni Da, who are also celebrating after the series about the world’s tides […]

Eco-friendly sea zoo wins green award

The UK’s first solar powered aquarium was among the big winners at a glittering ceremony to celebrate a record year in the North Wales tourism industry. Anglesey Sea Zoo in Brynsiencyn clinched the Green Award at the Go North Wales Tourism Awards thanks to their eco-friendly approach. Since Frankie Hobro took over the sea zoo […]

TV farmer says online abuse over chef’s grey squirrel pasties is nuts

High-profile farmer Gareth Wyn Jones has leapt to the defence of a TV chef who’s been abused by online trolls over his plans to cook grey squirrels as part of a Christmas feast on his show. Larger than life Chris Roberts, from Caernarfon, was subjected to a “bonkers backlash” after appealing for help to find […]

Holidays just got greener as caravan park harnesses the power of the sun

One of the North Wales coast’s ‘greenest’ caravan parks has just become even more eco-friendly after harnessing the area’s famous sunshine to help power its mobile homes – and save themselves money in the process. Energy experts Hafod Renewables have just installed an 86-panel solar array at the Ty Gwyn Holiday Park, at Towyn, Abergele, […]

Young entrepreneurs launch eco-friendly products at Llangollen Food Festival

A teenager from Afonwen is among a group of young entrepreneurs are launching a new range of eco-friendly products at a food festival. The students from the Northop campus of Coleg Cambria will be selling fruit bowls made from vinyl LP records, herbs planted in empty food cans and coasters made from Scrabble tiles at […]

Business leaders urged to be more eco-friendly

A former film company boss has called on business leaders in North Wales to do more to save the environment. The plea from Justin Albert, the Director for Wales for the National Trust, came at a meeting of Wrexham Business Professionals, where he told the packed audience that the damaging effects of climate change were […]

Flintshire construction firm team take to two wheels in drive to help the environment

A FLINTSHIRE construction firm team have taken to two wheels in a drive to reduce their company’s carbon footprint. The group from Hollingsworth Ellery Construction, led by Director Steve Ellery, have smashed their target of biking 500 miles by the end of the summer by leaving their cars at home and cycling to and from […]

Energy experts up for two awards at star-studded green ‘Oscars’

A North Wales company which has installed almost 200 energy systems worth £1.5 million in the past 12 months is up for a brace of prestigious national awards this month. Denbighshire-based Hafod Renewables have installed solar panels for a bakery and a steam railway and has been short-listed in two categories in the UK-wide Energy […]