Guardian coverage on sustainability and sport, as featured on the 2 December.
We’ve had some very interesting visitors to The New Lawn over the summer, each interested in a different aspect of what we’re doing at Forest Green Rovers.
From now on we’re going to publish your stories on our website as case studies and add you to our map. So we want to hear about everything from the big things – like installing solar panels or fitting green technologies to existing buildings – to the smaller things that add up. Things like car sharing, organising group transport, eating lower impact protein and switching to local suppliers.
While football clubs have a reputation for training ground car parks full of exotic sports cars andgas-guzzling 4x4s – Forest Green Rovers in Gloucestershire are trialling theuse of 11 electric cars in an effort to slash carbon emissions by over 80 percent.
Gary began by talking about how his experiences of building his own houses during his early 20s had made him aware of the need to move to more sustainable construction practices.