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Green team

Here to help you go greener

The Basingstoke and Deane Green Team supports residents and organisations to go further to cut their emissions and become more sustainable as they play their part to help tackle the climate emergency.

One of the first of its kind in the country, the team heads out into communities to speak to people on their doorsteps and attend events to give advice on topics including how to:

  • save money and cut carbon by using less energy, including offering residents a free home energy survey
  • travel in greener ways to make our air cleaner
  • nurture gardens and green spaces so they are friendlier for wildlife
  • buy less and reuse and repair more

The free home energy surveys take around an hour and give people a report about how to reduce the energy their home uses, helping them to stay warm while saving money on bills and cutting their carbon footprint.

To book a free home energy survey or for other more tailored advice and support, people and local small to medium-sized businesses can request an appointment with one of the Green Team’s sustainability advisors using the link at the bottom of this page.

Members of the Green Team will always show their council identification card on the doorstep. Residents who want to check if someone is part of the team should call the council on 01256 844844.

Meet the team at an event

The Green Team will be attending the following upcoming events to give sustainability advice:

Date Time Event
Wednesday 6 December 2023 9.30am to 11am Home Start at Hope Church, Sarum Hill in Basingstoke
Thursday 7 December 2023 10.15am to 11.15am Age Concern at Hampton Court, Winklebury in Basingstoke
Saturday 9 December 2023 11am to 4pm Christmas tree festival at St Mary’s Church in Old Basing
Tuesday 12 December 2023 11.15am to 12.15pm Age Concern at John Eddy Court, South Ham in Basingstoke
Thursday 14 December 2023 9.30am to 11.30am Melrose Community Café at Melrose Community Hall, Abbey Road, Popley in Basingstoke

Request an appointment

To request an appointment with one of the sustainability advisors, send a message to the Green Team.

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