Join in with Great Big Green WeekPublished Friday 23 September 2022
Harborough district residents and businesses are invited to join in with events celebrating Great Big Green Week 2022.
Great Big Green Week is a nationwide celebration of action on climate change, taking place across the UK from Saturday 24 September 2022 to Sunday 2 October 2022 and everyone is welcome to get involved.
Whether you choose to ditch the car and walk, shop more sustainably and seasonally, be more mindful about your energy and water use, or recycle more, we can all do small things that collectively make a big difference in the fight against climate change.
The Council is supporting events running locally with its Chairman attending the launch event being held at the Eco Village, on St Mary’s Road, Market Harborough (next to Kwik Fit), on Saturday 24 September from 10am to 4pm.
On Tuesday 27 September, between 10am – 12pm, there is a Green Business in the Spotlight event at Harborough Innovation Centre. You can learn from local business Environmental Energies about creating a green business ethos and hear from sustainability platform provider Zellar. It’s a perfect opportunity to network with likeminded business professionals, so don’t miss out – book your free space at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/green-business-in-the-spotlight-a-hic-networking-event-tickets-375246601687
The Council’s Active Team will be at the Eco Village, in St Mary’s Road, on Thursday 29 September from 5pm until 7.30pm and then again on Friday morning, from 9am-12noon to offer security marking for bikes. No appointment needed – just drop in any time with your bike.
The following weekend, Harborough’s Big Green Saturday will provide the opportunity to meet local volunteers and enthusiasts, learn more about sustainability in Harborough, and enjoy some live music and tasty treats from local food vendors on The Square on Saturday 1 October.
You can check out details of all the events happening locally at: https://greatbiggreenweek.com/find-an-event/
Harborough District Council has committed to reducing its own emission to net zero, as far as practically possible, by 2030. We also want to support residents, businesses and communities in Harborough District to reduce their emissions too.
You can find out more about the Council’s commitments to tackle climate change, including planting wildflower meadows, reducing emissions, supporting warmer home initiatives and more by visiting: https://www.harborough.gov.uk/climate-emergency
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