2016… A brighter year?

2016… A brighter year?

Growing Up Green is a part of the OUR BRIGHT FUTURE project. Here’s some of the results so far:

10,878+ young people engaged
4,047+ young people gained new skills and knowledge
278+ physical improvements within local communities
260,000kg+ diverted from land fill
480,000 square metres of land improved
76+ tonnes of Co2 saved

Our Bright Future best bits

This year we launched Our Bright Future and it was great!

Belfast Hills released small fry into the Colin Glen River with the BBC.

Solar power in the UK produced more electricity than coal across the whole of May.

The Scottish Government’s Employability and Training Minister got his hands dirtyat Impact Arts.

City of Lincoln Council’s Executive approved an agreement for Hill Holt Wood’s Growing Up Green project to manage a 45.3 hectare area of woodland.

Love food and hate waste? We gave FoodCycle’s Clare Skelton a penne for her thoughts and you’ll see why it’s not a surprise she won an Inspiring Communicator Award this year!

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a new youth council, who will advise him on national issues such as employment, climate change and clean growth.

The Our Bright Future Youth Forum met up for the first time.

Check out Martin from Feedback’s amazing TEDx talk in Bath.

More than 20 young people involved in Our Bright Future project Green Futures got together for their first Youth Environment Summit.

And finally… Shropshire Wildlife Trust’s project Growing Confidence spent the day sniffing poo

2016… A brighter year?

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