Tag Archive for 'Environment Department'

Guernsey’s Environment Department organises coastal clean-up campaign

July 7th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Following the success of the first Guernsey Coastal Clean-up campaign last year the States of Guernsey Environment Department is organising the campaign again for 2011. The Coastal Clean-up will be held over the weekends of 16 and 17 July and 23 and 24 July 2011. The first Guernsey Coastal Clean-up in 2010 was part of […]

RBC Wealth Management and the Guernsey Conservation Volunteers join forces to restore reed beds at the Marais Rise wetland site

April 8th, 2011 by RBC Wealth Management

Work has begun on a new environmental project to restore the reed beds at the Marais Rise wetland site. A team of volunteers from RBC Wealth Management joined forces with the Guernsey Conservation Volunteers (GCV) earlier this month to start work on the new reed bed restoration project.

Guernsey Clematis Nursery and Amalgamated Facilities Management have received the ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ Award for conserving energy and managing their waste effectively

March 14th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Amalgamated Facilities Management (AFM) and Guernsey Clematis Nursery Ltd have successfully achieved the ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ Award following their efforts in conserving energy and managing their waste effectively. Both companies were assisted through the process by Alan Collenette, an assessor for the Keep Guernsey Green Award. Mr Collenette was impressed with the level of commitment […]

The Guernsey Bicycle Group applauds the Environment Department for providing more facilities in Town for bicyclists

March 5th, 2011 by Francis Binney

Guernsey’s Environment Department has applied for planning permission to install more bicycle hoops and new bicycle shelters in two of the main seafront car parks in St. Peter Port. The Department wishes to encourage people to commute to Town by bicycle, which will help reduce road traffic congestion during the daily commute into and out […]

Archivist and Guernsey Chamber of Commerce earn Keep Guernsey Green Award

October 23rd, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Achivist and the Chamber of Commerce Guernsey have become the latest companies to receive the Keep Guernsey Green Award following their efforts in conserving energy and managing their waste effectively. It is the second time that the Chamber of Commerce has received the Award after taking part in the pilot of the scheme in 2006. […]

Guernsey could achieve a model solution to its transport problems

September 27th, 2010 by Paul Langlois

As Guernsey strives to go green, one aspect of island life continues seemingly oblivious to any environmental issues and that is car usage. The Environment Department’s idea of a Transport Strategy seems to be to encourage everyone into a car … “There we go, no one has a transport problem now.” Peter Sirett’s lukewarm enthusiasm […]

BUG meet State of Guernsey Deputies about proposed bus fare rise

July 23rd, 2010 by Fergus

Fifteen States of Guernsey Deputies met the Bus Users Group (BUG) on 21 July at the PEH, six more than expected. Another six Deputies declined our invitation for genuine reasons but sent support. Peter Le Vasseur and I certainly enjoyed ourselves, and if you had been there (sorry, it was Deputies only) hopefully you would […]

Seaweed clearance at L’Eree by the States of Guernsey Environment Department

July 21st, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The recent spring tides and south-westerly winds have caused large amounts of seaweed to be deposited at L’Eree. A significant proportion of the seaweed now lies above the high water mark and will not be naturally removed by tidal action for several weeks. The Environment Department has therefore arranged for the seaweed to be removed […]

Intertrust Guernsey is first Guernsey firm to earn the enhanced Keep Guernsey Green Award

July 15th, 2010 by Intertrust Group

Intertrust Guernsey has become the first company in Island to earn the enhanced Keep Guernsey Green Award from the States of Guernsey Environment Department. An independent assessor evaluated Intertrust Guernsey and decided that the Company had demonstrated a commitment to reducing waste and energy consumption. As well as judging the Company, an assessor also provided […]

Nineteen States members appeal to the Environment Department Board to bring for debate before the States of Deliberation the proposed bus fare increase

July 13th, 2010 by Matt Fallaize

The Environment Department recently announced proposals to increase bus fares by up to 67% with effect from 1st August, 2010. We should like to request that the department postpones the implementation of such increases, and instead submits the matter to the States of Deliberation for debate. Although the department has indicated that the proposals form […]