Cookie Consent by Privacy Policies Generator website

Sustainability Blogs

Search to filter results

Second Hand September

Read our latest blog from Rachel, the manager of the Darlington Oxfam shop, who wants to tell you all about Secondhand September - and hopefully encourage you to join in!

National Allotments Week

This week it’s National Allotments Week and the theme for 2023 is recognizing the importance of gardening with nature in mind.

Great Big Green Week

Following on fast from World Environment Day comes a whole week of celebrating UK community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.

World Environment Day

As we reach the 50th World Environment Day, Margaret Enstone looks at what we can all do to help fight plastic pollution

Going Green Together update

Going Green Together is a pilot scheme from VONNE, funded by the National Lottery Community Find and County Durham Community Foundation, to support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector across the region towards Net Zero.

Earth Day birthday

Earth Day is an annual global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Corporate Training Officer, Eleanor Walker, will be celebrating her birthday on this year's Earth Day.

Sustainable Darlington event

The first Sustainable Darlington event takes place on 2 & 3 June. Alex Nicholson, the Council’s Town Centre Partnerships and Events Manager, talks about what you might expect to see at the event.

Something Old, Something New

Emma Atkinson, Jess Knowles and Debbie Atkinson run Something Old, Something New Sustainable Bridal Wear Ltd at 7/8 Houndgate Mews. Here they discuss how they can help you make your wedding more sustainable.

The importance of trees

In National Tree Week, Darlington Forest Project shares how their passion for trees is helping Darlington's air quality, biodiversity and carbon emissions.

Plastic Free July

Joseph Baggaley owns and runs Earth Warriors on Skinnergate. Here he explains what Plastic Free July is and why he thinks reducing the amount of plastic we use is so important.

World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, Margaret Enstone is going to be enjoying Darlington's green spaces.

Going Green Together

Georgia Goncalves explains the support available for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations as they develop their climate change plans.

School Uniform Exchange

On Global Recycling Day, Chelsea Johnson of Darlington Cares explains how the School Uniform Exchange works.

For the love of gardening

Emma Moore, Climate Change Officer shares her love of gardening and the impacts of climate change.

The joy of reading

Margaret Enstone, Sustainability and Climate Change Lead Officer talks about what books mean to her.

Install our web app.