Take climate action in Adur and Worthing

Working together on climate action

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Adur & Worthing is a thriving hub of engaged businesses, proactive community groups and empowered residents. We are all committed to protecting the environment and creating an exciting, enjoyable place to live.

On this page you will find examples of projects happening in Adur and Worthing as well as some ideas of how you can get involved in your community:

Climate actions for businesses

If you are a business interested in becoming more sustainable, you could try the following:

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  • Insulate your buildings
  • Update your fleet with electric vehicles
  • Decarbonise the way you heat your buildings: by moving away from traditional gas boilers to renewable heat options such as air source heat pumps
  • Switch on-site cooking facilities: from gas to electric
  • Install solar panels
  • Improve facilities to encourage cycling and active travel: such as on-site showers, lockers and secure cycle storage

Useful resources and videos for businesses

Here are some resources you may find helpful to help you to become a sustainable business:

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Climate actions for community groups

We have a number of community groups in Adur and Worthing taking climate action and working on sustainable projects related to the circular economy, food waste minimisation, marine conservation, energy efficiency and nature recovery.

2021-08-28 - Logos of organisations involved in our new climate and nature plan

We regularly collaborate with community groups in Adur and Worthing on sustainability projects. If you are a community group taking climate action, please email:

Adur & Worthing Councils recently awarded local projects funding through the Community Infrastructure Levy. Local groups submitted bids to fund community projects, many included climate action work. The summary of successful bids can be found here:

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Climate actions for residents

There are some simple and easy things that we can all do to reduce our carbon footprint, adapt to climate change and make a big difference to the natural world.

Start by measuring your carbon footprint using the:

Then try these tips:

In your home

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In your garden

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When travelling

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What you eat

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What you buy

Every little change makes a difference, to the environment and the whole of Adur and Worthing. It can also be more cost-effective, efficient and enjoyable.

If you would like to share information about any projects happening in your community, please email:

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Page last updated: 23 February 2024

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