In 2019, Telford & Wrekin Council declared a climate emergency. It is now working, along with partners, to go carbon neutral by 2030 – and to reduce single-use plastic across the council by 2023!

Help us get 'Plastic Free' status for Telford and Wrekin

We’re on a mission to make Telford and Wrekin one of the UK’s first accredited Plastic Free boroughs.

There are some easy things that you, your organisation or your community can do to help.

Complete and submit your details below and our Sustainability team will be in touch to talk you through it!

Register your interest



Telford and Wrekin Plastic Free Taskforce

We're working alongside the Telford and Wrekin Plastic Free Taskforce to work towards our goal of becoming a certified Plastic Free Community. Visit the Surfers against Sewage communities page to find out more. 

Current members of the Taskforce are:

  • AO
  • Great Dawley Town Council
  • Harper Adams University
  • Hollinswood Primary School
  • Ironbridge Gorge Business Consortium
  • Lyreco
  • Madeley Town Council
  • Oakengates Town Council
  • Sustainable Newport
  • Telford & Wrekin Council
  • Telford Priory School
  • Telford Shopping Centre
  • The Gorge Parish Council
  • The Wrekin Housing Trust Group
  • Transition Telford
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Veolia
  • Wellington Town Council

The Taskforce are using toolkits from Surfers against Sewage to reduce single-use plastics in businesses, schools and community buildings, as well as organising action days and campaigns to spread the word to residents.

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