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More council buildings go green in drive to cut polluting carbon emissions

Three North East Lincolnshire Council-owned buildings are undergoing energy-saving improvements as part of a £1.6-million project to help in the battle against climate change. North East Lincolnshire Council aims to be carbon Net Zero by 2040 and recently agreed an action plan to reach the ambitious goal. Adopted by the Council in December, the Carbon…

11 months ago | General
Installing the air source heat pump at the Innovation Centre in Grimsby

Free compost bins for schools

Budding environmentalists at six North East Lincolnshire schools now have new compost bins to help recycle food waste and keep their classroom gardens looking great. North East Lincolnshire Council is offering compost bins to the area’s schools to help with environmental projects. Some schools have also had a set of wheelie bins to help with…

12 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Donna Beeson and Gardening Club children at William Barcroft Junior School

Do not disturb – feathered winter visitors are here to rest

Hundreds of thousands of wetland birds arrive on our coast at this time of year after an exhausting journey from the Arctic Circle. They are here to rest and if they are disturbed it can mean they don’t make it back to their breeding grounds in the Spring. Beach visitors can help them get the…

1 year ago | General
Curlew and Redshank on salt marsh lagoon