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.
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:
- The Woodland Trust are aiming to plant 64 million trees over the next 10 years and need your help
- help to protect and conserve green spaces in Gateshead - organisations like The Friends of Saltwell Park and Friends of Chase Park are always looking for new people to join in and get involved
- with over 30 countryside sites in Gateshead, volunteers carry out a range of roles across the borough, find out about countryside volunteering opportunities.
- Durham Wildlife Trust are always on the lookout for volunteers who share a passion for wildlife and conservation
Carbon Trust is a UK body which offers advice and support to businesses and employers to reduce their carbon emissions.