It’s the Great Big Elmbridge Litter Pick on Sunday 2nd October 2022

28th September, 2022 - 11:11

The Eco Hub in Elmbridge has organised the BIGGEST Litter Pick Elmbridge has ever seen with groups and individuals all over the borough offering to help. This event is part of The Great Big Green Week. For more information, visit

Calling all businesses: FREE 3-part course to support your net-zero journey STARTS THIS WEEK

28th September, 2022 - 11:00

Three Net Zero 360 courses will take you from the first steps on your net-zero journey to becoming a bona fide sustainability pioneer, with every aspect of your business aligned to net-zero. The Net zero 360 courses give you access to workshops, a rigorous carbon calculator, action-planning support, and innovation, expertise and facilities to help you achieve steps aligned with net zero. You will have a greater knowledge of measuring your business' carbon impact accurately and will give you a roadmap for creating a greener business for your investors and consumers.

Hear about Surrey County Council’s plan for the climate crisis, 28 September

24th September, 2022 - 09:29

In Staines on Wednesday 28 September, 7.30-9pm, Talking Tree CIC is hosting an event about Surrey County Council's plan for reducing carbon emissions across the county. Everyone is welcome and it’s free. Register here. Talking Tree is part of Surrey Climate Commission. The event is part of the Great Big Green Week.

Sustainable Transport for Surrey virtual event is on Monday 26 September

23rd September, 2022 - 06:49

Join Steve Howard (Surrey County Council), Prof Ian Walker, Prof Prashant Kumar and Dr Nik Thomopoulos (University of Surrey) and local community organisations to talk about the challenges and opportunities for transitioning to more sustainable travel in Surrey. There will also be time to discuss what our own organisations can do to help. The event is from 2 – 4.15pm on Teams. Register to attend here: This event is organized by the Surrey Energy Partnership, part of the Surrey Climate Commission.

Circular Dorking launches on Saturday 24 September

23rd September, 2022 - 06:32

Visit stalls demonstrating ideas on sustainable living and eco-friendly shops, and learn about becoming more sustainable. 9.30am – 3pm, St Martin’s Walk, Dorking RH4 1UT. Circular Dorking is part of the Surrey Climate Commission and is working to create a circular Dorking economy. A circular economy is a model of production and consumption, which involves reducing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products for as long as possible. In this way, the life cycle of products is extended which results in reducing waste and carbon footprint to a minimum.

New Co-ordinator role appointed

18th September, 2022 - 15:03

Surrey Climate Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of our Co-ordination Manager. Jacquetta Fewster took on the role on the 20th September 2022. Jacquetta brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role, with previous roles iincluding Director of the South Downs Society and Project Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support. Most recently she has been a research associate for the Active Travel Academy with the University of Westminster. She has also recently completed a Masters in Sustainability and Adaptation with the Graduate School of the Environment.

Click on our Map and find out what community group activity is going on in your area

22nd August, 2022 - 09:53

Surrey Climate Commission have produced a map showing environmental community group activity across the county. Go to the story and click on the map to discover activity in your area!


22nd March, 2022 - 19:58

PCAN have just delivered their response to the Government's White Paper on Levelling Up.

Written by PCAN Policy Fellow, Brendan Curran, and following submissions from all Commissions, including Surrey, it has highlighted serious shortcomings in how the levelling up agenda links with the drive for Net Zero.

In short the Report fails to recognise the opportunities and synergies that can be gained from linking effective place-based climate action with regional inequalities.

Successful Zero Carbon Event in Guildford

27th February, 2022 - 18:14

Thursday the 10th of February saw an event at ZERO CARBON Guildford focussed on promoting the effectiveness of climate hubs in facilitating behavioural change with residents in Surrey

Promoted by ZCG and Surrey Climate Commission, the event was live and virtual, and despite only 20 -30 being at the Hub a further 100 or so were online.

Firstly, we heard from trustee of ZCG, Ben McCallan, who explained how the hub had started, and now runs as a charity, running many events for many different parts of the local community.