Young people to help shape city's low carbon action plan
Young people from across Sunderland have joined forces to help shape plans to achieve the city's carbon neutrality ambitions. The Environmental, Green, Sustainable (EGS) Group met at Sunderland College's City Campus this month to discuss climate action and to develop plans that will help the city deliver its Low Carbon Framework. Read more here.
Forget blah, blah, blah in Sunderland: working shoulder to shoulder with young people whose lives will be most impacted by climate change
The Environmental, Green and Sustainable (EGS) Group is becoming a well-established youth group run by, with and for Sunderland's children and young people. The first meeting of 2022 took place Monday 17 January and there are big plans for follow-on sessions throughout the year. Read more here.
Sandhill View Academy pupils to recycle crisp packets to create foil blankets for homeless people
Children at Sandhill View Academy are looking to do their bit to reduce waste with a series of recycling initiatives including the use of discarded crisp packets to make foil blankets for homeless people. Read more here.
Albany Village Primary School children launch willow tree planting project to become more sustainable and replace plastic
Children at a Wearside school have launched their own sustainable willow tree planting initiative and have urged world leaders "to do your job properly" following the COP26 summit. Read more here.