Here are some of the highlights from the morning...
Air Quality Panel
The panel discussed the Council's Air Quality Action Plan as well as how businesses can make small changes to help the environment. Find out more about Air Quality on our website.
The panel featured Richard Billingham- Ageas Insurance, Andy Shaw- Bluestar Buses and Isabel Hessey- Pollution Control Officer, Eastleigh Borough Council.
EMphasis3 CO2 Project
Richard Hall from Greentech South shared details of a new funding scheme the clean tech cluster will be delivering.
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding can be used for energy efficiency audits and grants and innovation (R&I) grants.
Find out more about the funding and how to apply on the Greentech South website.
Kate Cloud from Solent LEP shared details of the business support they have to offer and the funding available for businesses.
Find out more via their website
Healthy eating in the workplace panel
The Panel discussed how businesses can encourage their staff to be healthy in the workplace as well as initiatives in the Borough to help the community to stay healthy and ensure food is safe.
The Panel members were Ross McLean- Head of Health and Wellbeing at Eastleigh Borough Council, Matt Blythe- Principal Environmental Health Officer at Eastleigh Borough Council and Linda Kennedy- HC3S
Recycling of Commercial Food Waste
Paul Naylor, the head of Eastleigh's Direct Services team shared exciting new plans to launch a Commercial Food Waste collection service for businesses in April 2020.
If you would like to find out more or suggest ideas for the scheme then contact Business Development Specialist Paul Heelas on 02380688129
Showcasing Local Initiatives
The Made In Eastleigh Exhibition featured several local initiatives from across the Borough of Eastleigh, including:
The Sorting Office
And business support and advice from:
Solent Local Enterprise Partnership
Eastleigh Business Network
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