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Wilding Land for Economic and Environmental Growth

Author: Amanda Goodwin, Tevi Challenge Network Manager  Challenge Network Introduction:  On 29th April 2020 Tevi convened the first meeting of its Wilding Land Challenge Network (CN). This CN aims to support enterprises across the region to recognise and implement land management practices that contribute towards environmental growth.   These practices could include allowing natural regeneration of land, giving space to wildness, planting edible / pollinator friendly species, supporting dark sky initiatives, as well as providing access to these flourishing areas for human wellbeing and health benefits.  The […]

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Tevi Online with Kim Conchie

Yesterday we held our first online welcome event outlining how our team can support Cornish SMEs through forthcoming events in partnership with select organisations. The menu of events has been designed by Tevi to support businesses to build resilience in the rapidly changing business landscape, and to transition to circular economy practices. For more information […]

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Bodmin Materials Recycling Facility Field trip

Author: Alex Didcock (Tevi Challenge Network Officer) Tevi organised a trip to the SUEZ Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Bodmin this week to provide Cornish enterprises the opportunity to learn how Cornwall’s recycled materials are sorted and processed, and join a behind the scenes tour of the facility. The aim of the trip was to […]

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The potential for ‘shared growth’ in Cornwall

Author: Shuks Esmene, University of Exeter This recent workshop held at Trebah Garden on 20th February 2020 brought together Cornwall-based small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), University of Exeter academics, business-facing delegates from the voluntary sector and community interest companies to discuss ‘shared growth’. Currently, the concept of shared growth is at an early stage of theoretical development. […]

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Advanced Moorings for Environmental Growth

Advance Mooring ECN 3

Format of the day:  29th January at Pennycomequick, Falmouth, was the third meeting of the Advanced Moorings Tevi Challenge Network (CN).  15+ organisations attended the workshop to build on the discussions held in the first and second meetings   The format was a facilitated open discussion between all attendees  Overview of the issue:   Conventional (thrasher chain) swing moorings scour […]

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Food and Drink Waste Challenge Network Update

Author: Amanda Goodwin   We recently convened the second meeting of Tevi’s Food and Drink Waste Challenge Network with 40 people from across 30+ organisations attending the workshop to discuss how to tackle commercial food waste and its environmental and social impacts in CIoS.   The aim of this Challenge Network is to support existing enterprises to become more aware of the environmental, economic and social […]

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Forest for Cornwall – Official launch

Author: Ben Rowswell Yesterday saw the official launch of Cornwall Council ‘Forest for Cornwall‘ initiative that will see 10 million trees form 20,000-acres of new forest across the county. Members of the Tevi team participated in the flagship project alongside volunteers councillors and schoolchildren planting the first 105 trees in Saltash. The initiative is part […]

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