Social enterprise, Bristol Wood Recycling Project, is based on a simple idea. 'We go and collect wood from building sites. They pay us and we are cheaper than a skip,' manager Ben Moss explains.
The Great Bow Yard, in Somerset, has recently undergone a transformation with the creation of an eco-friendly housing development.
Anyone can apply for a grant so long as they have a roof space or yard that will accommodate a solar system. The ideal is a south facing roof but it's not imperative.