Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT’s mission is to inspire, inform and enable people to take practical action for sustainability in their homes, workplaces and communities. We are a visitor's centre, with interactive displays and vegan/ vegetarian cafe, and an education centre running short courses and a graduate degree programme
Pantperthog SY20 9AZ Machynlleth
Take a look at what this business is doing to cut carbon, reduce waste and help the environment. It's not an exact science but we hope you will find it useful.
We’d love our businesses to run on 100% renewable energy.
Check out the greenest way to get to this business and how they're working to get their products to you in the greenest possible way.
Carbon offset deliveries
Easy to get to business by public transport
Low carbon deliveries
Bicycle parking onsite Ingredients and materials
We ask our businesses to adhere to the Blue Patch criteria which outlines traceability and ethical sourcing. Please contact the business concerned if you have any specific enquiries.
Restored, repaired, recycled, upcycled
Palm oil free
Community based sourcing
Help reduce landfill and reduce dependance on virgin packaging materials.
100% Recycled packaging
100% Biodegradable packaging
Packaging sized appropriately to minimise waste The work environment
Here are some initiatives taken by Blue Patch businesses to reduce the amount of energy consumed.
Workplace energy procedures (eg switching off PCs and lights)
Controlled heating and ventilation
Take a glide over Wales - the home of the Centre for Alternative Technology. Check out our courses and come and see for yourself
Watch this video
Our online eco shop (we also exist in real life!) has many ideas for holiday gifts: https://store.cat.org.uk/
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