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We need Gateshead people who are prepared to help think through the serious challenges we are facing over the next decade.

Gateshead people and organisations who are prepared to think creatively, differently and inspiringly to help provide solutions to remove carbon emissions in Gateshead by 2030.

If you are interested in helping develop an action plan for Gateshead please submit your details.

Take part in our climate change survey

We need to understand residents, businesses and organisations current views on climate change, this will help the further development of our Zero Carbon Gateshead action plans.

The survey is open until 20 March 2020.

Take part

Other ways to get involved

There's many ways to help reduce carbon emissions across Gateshead and get involved in your local area. We will keep updating this page with more ways to be involved. Here are a few actions you could take:

  • use Co-wheels as an alternative to car ownership or owning a second car
  • try refilling - bring your own containers and stock up on products like washing up liquid and shampoo as well as a range of ethical clothing at Howay Inn in Low Fell


If you feel you have the time available, you could consider the below opportunities to create a cleaner, greener Gateshead:

Business support

Carbon Trust is a UK body which offers advice and support to businesses and employers to reduce their carbon emissions.

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