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Saving money in current Climate Change
Can you save money in the current scenario
of Climate Change?
Community Forum Meeting
Markfield, Ratby & Groby Community Forum
Donna Worship
Hetal Patel
ENABLE
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
 Climate Change – Our attitude
 Climate Change – Our behaviour
 Some questions on your perception
 Our response - Act On CO2
 Climate Friendly Communities – Tilton on the Hill
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Questions on your perception
Q.1 – How many of you believe in the Climate Change?
Q.2 – How you think it effects you – directly or indirectly?
Q.3 – Which is your highest recurring living cost?
Q.4 – Do you know how much you can save by changing your habits/behaviours?
Q.5 – Are you aware of Climate Change Pledge?
Q.6 – Do you know Eco-school Programme?
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
ENABLE Climate Change Pledge Actions
Potential annual savings
Energy use
%
CO2
emission
(Kg)
Only boil as much water as I need
0.2
22
Turn down my thermostat by 1OC
4.0
294
Turn appliances off standby
1.1
155
Install cavity wall insulation
14.1
1036
Top up my lost insulation to 270mm (10.5 inches)
6.3
462
Replace 3 light bulbs with energy saving
recommended ones
0.3
44
10.7
703
Buy energy Saving recommended appliances
1.4
212
Wash my laundry at 30OC
0.2
36
Leave my car at home for short journeys
1.5
124
Install a condensing boiler
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Communities we have worked with
 Tilton on the Hill
 Sustainable Billesdon
 Ibstock Does Climate Change
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
What we have been doing…
 Library Loan Scheme
 Family Challenge
 Green Fair in Tilton on the Hill
 Village Hall – A Demonstration Building
 Sustainable Community Energy Programme
 Slow Food Day in Bilelsdon
 Community CO2 Foot print Programme
 Eco-School Programme
 The Big Switch Off Campaign
 (B)eat Your Bills in Ibstock
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Tilton on the Hill
250 houses
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
• We won! Countywide competition
• £3500, advice and help from ENABLE
• To help us become a ‘Climate Friendly
Community’...
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Tilton Green Fair
Village Hall
Sat. 11th Oct. 10am-noon
Money saving advice...
☺Home insulation grants ☺Energy saving products & ideas ☺Renewable
Energy Demonstrations & grants
☺Thermal imaging camera display
☺FREE cloth bags & energy efficient light bulbs
☺Revolutionary green cone recycling bin
☺Recycling drop off – used batteries, aluminium foil, clean solid plastics, plastic
bags, CDs & DVDs
Homemade cakes & refreshments
KIDZONE
Games & PRIZE DRAW!
craft making, mini renewable energy models & apple bobbing
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Focus on Insulation
40 x £50 grants
Home energy surveys - Sycamore Energy Assessors
15 more houses insulated so far
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
ECO-St Lightbulb Library
Library loaned to 10% houses
£500+ light bulbs purchased
Two lists – co-ordinator +
circulate with library
Circulate with OWL power
monitor
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Loan of OWL Monitors
Plug-in monitor
5% houses so far...
ENABLE Family Challenge
35% cut in Electricity use
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Recycling
TILTON GREEN
Recycling Drop-off at the Village Hall
On the second Saturday morning in each month, bring your items for recycling
to the Village Hall foyer. They will then be taken to Somerby waste tip.
Used batteries
Aluminium foil
Plastic bags
Solid plastic (e.g., food containers & plastic bottle tops – but not bottles)
Tapes and discs Small appliances (kettles, toasters, etc.) Tetrapak cartons
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Tilton Village Hall
Demonstration?
CAFE training day
Thermal imaging
Energy survey
What next...
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
The Future
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TILTON GREEN cloth bags
ENABLE work with businesses
£7000 GOEM funding
Action packs for other rural communities
Homes & Gardens of the Future event
Eco-school teaching pack
Carbon footprinting (Marches Energy Agency)
Energy Saving Trust?
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Cutting Energy
COMPETITION
PRIZES
£2500 towards renewable energy system
for demonstration
£500 holiday in UK (funded by TG)
30+ homes signed up so far...
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
The Declaration, and
Climate Change Action Plan – A
bank of actions to develop your
own action plan
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
Saving money in current Climate Change
Let’s Make Leicestershire Greener . . .
Thank you.
Donna Worship
Hetal Patel
0116 305 7242
0116 305 7068
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
www.leics.gov.uk/enable
Environmental Action For A Better Leicestershire
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