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Tevi Challenge Networks delivering solutions to our biggest environmental challenges

Author: Amanda Goodwin  The Tevi Challenge Networks, together with the 12-hour business assist and the Tevi grant fund, form a key part of the programme’s enterprise support offer. Bringing together Tevi member enterprises with academics, external experts and other businesses, the Challenge Networks identify solutions to some of the biggest environmental issues faced by organisations across Cornwall and the Isles of […]

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Business leaders pitch Cornwall as the place for ‘Green Business’ growth

Growing Cornwall’s profile as a leader in ‘Green Business’ growth Following on from presentations made during the ‘Wild Business Networking Event’ organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust in partnership with Tevi this week, Mark Duddridge Chairperson for Cornwall & IoS Local Enterprise Partnership highlighted that: “Valuing, protecting and enhancing our environment alongside business growth is core […]

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Circular Economy Summit 2019 – A successful meeting of minds

More than 100 people attended this year’s Circular Economy Summit ‘Grow your business through collaboration’ held at Nancarrow Farm. The event hosted by Tevi brought together  local businesses, policy makers & academics to explore opportunities for collaboration and progressing through different stages of circular economy work, taking inspiration from best practice examples from the Netherlands […]

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Video – Packshare: Packaging a circular economy

You may already be familiar with Packshare from our case study here. As online sales have grown over the years, so too has the issue of waste packaging (especially given that some of the largest online marketplaces still have a tendency to over-package!). Most of us have amassed a pile of boxes at some point […]

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Video – Circular Food Project

Tevi has been working over the last year to support the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in many sectors across Cornwall through the adoption of Circular Economic approaches. Food and the Circular Economy – South West is an EPSRC-funded research project. Since November 2016 the project has been exploring the challenges and opportunities […]

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Walking with Cornwall’s Beavers

Tevi recently hosted a set of walks at Woodland Valley Farm, home of Cornwall’s beaver reintroduction project. On a beautiful moonlit evening, it was a real joy to see beavers back in the county, the project driven in large part by the passion and tremendous efforts of farmer Chris Jones and Cornwall Wildlife Trust (CWT). […]

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REFILLCo and un_rap: a perfect TeviMatch!

Many people will already be familiar with Falmouth’s plastic-free shop and Tevi business un_rap, and we previously posted our film featuring owner and founder Hannah Pearce. On a recent visit to un_rap we were delighted to see an exciting and complimentary relationship with a newly-formed Cornish business that Tevi are also supporting: introducing REFILLCo, The Refill Machine […]

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Video – Green & Blue, a Tevi first!

When Tevi began in 2018 we were delighted to welcome Green & Blue aboard as our very first business partner! They are in many ways a perfect example of a Tevi business, as Environmental Growth and Circular Economy are at the very heart of what they do. Green & Blue’s bee bricks, bird feeders, and […]

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Video – Meet un_rap’s Hannah Pearce in our latest film

Meet Hannah Pearce, Owner and Founder of Falmouth’s plastic-free shop un_rap. Hear what inspired Hannah to lead a zero waste revolution in Cornwall and how Tevi has been offering support. Hot on the heels of our previous video, this is the third short film from Tevi and Tom Turner at Paramore Productions to tell the […]

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