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ZLC Newsletter May 2019: Cream, Climate Emergency, County Shows, Electric Cars & Renewable Industry News

It’s ShowTime!! In this newsletter we tackle the biggest question of our generation “jam first or cream!!” as we invite you to our County Show stands. We also update on our positive #ClimateAction including our new @RenaultZoe Electric Car & update on whats next in the Renewables Industry. Firstly we wish you all a happy

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Wildlife charity invests in low carbon future

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is making good its commitment to reducing carbon use through the installation of solar panels at its headquarters near Allet. The organisation recently partnered with local experts, ZLC Energy to install a solar array on one of its building and is already reaping the rewards. Read the full article here

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Royal Cornwall Show 2018

Are you visiting Royal Cornwall Show this year? Where will we be? This year we are in the same area and will be very close to the Flower Show marquee. We’d love you to join us for a Tribute and Cornish cream tea (jam first!) courtesy of award winning solar powered businesses – Trewithen Dairy and

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Replant and Regrow

We are really pleased to have received a Grant from the BIG2 Project funded from the ERDF as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.  It partly funded our move to new premises in Liskeard in November 2017. Since then, we have employed 2 new members of staff and help us

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Cornwall Geothermal Project

The nations love of Poldark means most of the country know of Cornwall’s mining history. There are Cornish miners spread across the world, from Mexico to Australia. But Cornwall also has a less well known history of exploring Geothermal energy. Rosemanowes Quarry was used in the 70’s for researching geothermal energy, known as the Hot

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Top tips for reducing plastic use

About 15 years ago, there was an article in an old National Geographic magazine about living in a world without oil. The accompanying image showed all the different household items that used oil in their production. Almost all the items were plastic. I remember thinking at the time, we will need to really change our