Dudley is committed to protecting and improving the borough’s natural environment; and managing natural (and other) resources sensibly whilst strengthening the area’s economic prosperity.
The council has an ongoing programme to increase energy efficiency of the borough's buildings including offices, schools and houses. The council is one of the seven metropolitan authorities which has been selected by the government to trial a plan for improving air quality across the borough.
For more information on sustainable development and energy efficiency go to the Dudley Council website.
Sustainability West Midlands
Sustainability West Midlands works with its members who are leading individuals and organisations in the business, public, and voluntary sectors to develop practical solutions and share success. More on Sustainability West Midlands
Low Carbon Growth Support Project
The Low Carbon Growth Support Project helps eligible organisations to reduce their energy costs and carbon emissions. The project offers a free on-site assessment of opportunities with recommendations to increase efficiency, grant funding to purchase new equipment and specialist support. Find out more
Low Carbon Workspaces
Low Carbon Workspaces offers eligible small to medium sized enterprises grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to cover a third of the cost of installing energy saving products, such as LED lightling, insulation or heating and cooling controls. Find out more
Waste Reduction Action Partnership (WRAP)
Loan funds to assist businesses to purchase plant and equipment for recycling of various waste materials including mixed plastics, anaerobic digestion
For more information click here