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The Calder Future Partnership provides a co-ordinated approach to river and canal improvements between the relevant statutory bodies and provides opportunities for those that live and work beside the rivers and canals in Calderdale to participate in practical projects on the ground.
Established by the GBN in 2000 to recycle waste plastic from local companies, that could previously not be recycled, into useful products such as groundblocks, garden furniture and profiles.
Aiming to improve the quality of life for disadvantaged people through therapeutic activities, training and recycling.
The ABLE project is a unique social enterprise based on a former landfill site. The scheme combines the production of fish and horticultural produce with the training of young people in horticulture, aquaculture and environmental skills.
Centre for Alternative Technology
Offer solutions to some of the most serious challenges facing our planet and the human race, such as climate change, pollution and the waste of precious resources. Demonstrate practical ways of addressing these problems, to show that living more sustainably is not only easy to attain but can provide a better quality of life.
Department for Transport
Sustainable travel initiatives from the Department of Transport.
Green ISP is a not-for-profit, innovative Internet Services Provider. Aim to run operations by using energy from renewable sources, and all consumables will be as environmentally friendly as possible. Host this site.
Lateral Open Source. They built this site.
Based in Holmfirth, Newtech is a specialist in creating and installing integrated electrical systems. The company installs the latest in lighting and energy operating strategies enabling customers to take control of their energy requirements and environmental impact.
The Alternative Technology Centre
The Alternative Technology Centre (ATC) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Hebden Bridge. It aims to make sustainability achievable through its educational resource centre which provides accessible information and advice to improve quality of life using sustainable means - economic, environmental and social. The Centre also has a shop selling recycled and eco-friendly products.
The Regional Intelligence Network for Yorkshire and the Humber, providing information and intelligence about the region, to improve decision making and better prepare us for the future.
The Carbon Trust
Grants available to help business reduce its CO2 emissions. Also offer interest free loans to business between £5,000 and £100,000 to invest in energy efficient equipment, a free telephone advice for small businesses on saving money on energy and offers site surveys from a local energy efficiency adviser.
The Low Carbon Buildings Programme
The low carbon buildings programme will provide grants for microgeneration technologies to householders, community organisations, schools, the public and not for profit sector and private businesses.
Biffaward is one of the most respected Landfill Communities Fund schemes, and has awarded nearly 100 million to worthwhile projects since 1997.
Kirklees Environment Unit
Help and grants for businesses and community groups in Kirklees
The Big Lottery Fund
The Big Lottery Fund is a new organisation that will hand out half the money for good causes from the National Lottery.
Bradford Business Environment Forum
Bradford Business Environment Forum (BBEF) is dedicated to providing the business community with an environmental information service, a seminar program and access to environmental advice. The Forum aims to assist its members in maximising environmental business opportunities whilst at the same time contributing to the region's sustainable development.
Bradford Environmental Action Trust
BEAT is working for a sustainable, healthy environment for all people in the Bradford District.
The Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust helps business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, and supports the development of low carbon technologies.
The free online waste exchange for businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber region.
The regulator of the Landfill Communities Fund.
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
DEFRA aim is to protect and improve the environment, and to integrate the environment with other policies across Government and in international fora.
Department for Trade and Industry
The DTI gives information on legislation and advice on developing sustainable business.
Environment Agency - Business Pages
The aim of the Business pages on the Environment Agency Website is to provide Business and Industry with information to: help comply with Regulations; avoid pollution; identify best available techniques; and, apply for permits or licences; keep up to date with forthcoming legislation and regulations; advise on Agency policy and procedures
Web site designed to help small businesses navigate through the maze of environmental legislation.
Euro Information Centre
The West Yorkshire Euro Info Centre is dedicated to helping firms get the information they need to do business effectively in Europe's single market. Provide up-to-date information on EC Directives and Regulations, public sector contract opportunities, research and development initiatives, business opportunities and much more.
Future Energy Yorkshire
Establishes commercial partnerships with private and public sector organisations to fill knowledge gaps, bridge market failures and bring to fruition energy projects that will deliver significant greenhouse gas savings and economic benefits to the region.
Health and Safety Executive
Responsible for health and safety regulation in Great Britain.
West Yorkshire Enterprise Agency
WYEA offers support to help business to start, survive and grow across the Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield areas of West Yorkshire. Offer support through free business advice, information and guidance to established businesses or to individuals wanting to start a business.
Kirklees Grantmakers Alliance A not-for-profit membership organisation that brings business and community together by facilitating socially responsible endeavours across the District.
How, What, Where, When and Why to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle waste in Calderdale.
Community Composting Organisation
Supports and promotes the community management and use of waste bio-degradable resources.
Community Recycling Network
The Community Recycling Network is a membership organisation promoting community-based sustainable waste management as a practical and effective way of tackling the UK's growing waste problem.
Freecycle is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. They have groups throughout the UK and the West Yorkshire region, including Huddersfield, Calderdale and Bradford.
Industry Council for Electronic Equipment Recycling
ICER is a source of knowledge and expertise on recycling Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
This site is aimed at a wide market covering all aspects of recycling. Includes a comprehensive recycling information access point and company directory, for use by businesses involved in waste recycling and associated activities.
News and information for businesses, local government and community groups involved in recycling and waste management.
RECOUP is the national charity developing plastics recycling in the UK.
Recycle Now want you to recycle more stuff more often. Most people already recycle to some degree and this campaign is designed to encourage everyone to do a bit more. Recycling is easy and your efforts can make a real difference.
Co2 Sense Yorkshire
Co2 Sense Yorkshire is a not-for-profit, regional programme funded by Yorkshire Forward and the European Regional Development Fund. Helping businesses and organisations across the region cut waste, cut emissions and drive growt.
Waste and Resources Action Plan
WRAP's role is to create stable and efficient markets for recycled products and materials. WRAP focuses on: plastic, paper, glass and wood.
Waste Watch is a national organisation promoting and encouraging action on waste reduction, reuse and recycling.
Combined Heat and Power Association
Works to promote the wider use of combined heat and power and community heating.
National Energy Foundation
The National Energy Foundation's objective is to work for the more efficient, innovative, and safe use of energy and to increase the public awareness of energy in all its aspects. Currently it is working in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency.