The council is committed to sustainable
development, continuously improving its services, policies and
practices to contribute to a better quality of life for everyone
now, and in the future.
Sustainable development considers the balance between
environmental, economic and social issues of today's activities.
Environmental issues are now at the heart of sustainable
development as we recognise our dependence on the earth’s
Tower Hamlets Sustainability Conference
The Sustainable Development Team in partnership with the
Institute of Sustainability had its first Sustainability
Conference. Local organisations, community groups and
residents had their say and discovered how to get involved and
shape a better sustainable Borough. Further information on the
conference will be posted in due course.
Tower Hamlets Energy – Community Power
“As Mayor of Tower Hamlets I am establishing
an energy co-operative for Tower Hamlets that looks to provide
cheaper energy to residents. By harnessing the collective buying
power of many, the co-operative will be able to deliver cut price
energy to the community, ” said Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur
We are asking residents to express their
interest in switching their energy supplier to access cheaper
energy in the future through Tower Hamlets Energy.
Along with cheaper energy Tower Hamlets Energy
- Energy Efficiency Advice through qualified advisors
- Ending Fuel Poverty Advice through income maximisation and
benefit entitlement checks
- Renewable Energy Advice
The auction is currently closed. Please check back periodically
for details of the next auction.
Details of the last auction that took place on June
10, 2014 can be found on the Big
London Energy Switch website.
There are two ways to sign up to express an interest;
you can do this by either registering online at The Big London
Energy Switch or by calling freephone 0800 50 88
364. To enable you to successfully complete your registration and
for you to receive a personalised offer letter, you will need to
provide your current energy details such as supplier, name of
tariff, annual consumption and payment method. Please note that the
more energy information you provide, the greater the
accuracy of your offer will be. For more information visit the
efficiency advice and assessment page.
The energy services unit was set up to provide a focus for
domestic energy efficiency and respond to the Home Energy
Conservation Act 1995. The team's main function is to fulfil the
council's statutory duty by reducing domestic energy consumption.
For more information visit the recycling at home page.
Information and advice on recycling in the
borough, including information on how to reduce waste, greener
alternatives and information about other organisations in the area
who may provide associated services, such as reducing junk mail and