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  1. Incredible Insects: Get ready for National Insect Week

    Incredible Insects: Get ready for National Insect Week

    National Insect week is approaching which is the perfect time to get involved and explore . Many people dislike insects especially in the summer when we eat outside more. However, there are many reasons to be thankful for insects, here are just a few of those reasons, plus some ways to get involved this week. This blog post provides you...
  2. In the News - Why Cosy values being a socially useful business

    In the News - Why Cosy values being a socially useful business

    East Midlands Chamber magazine recently wrote an article on why creating sustainable playground equipment, donating 10% of profits to charities, the environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda is at the heart of Cosy's business.After we won a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development to sit alongside recent recognition from the Chamber, founder and CEO Peter Ellse DL caught up...
  3. Cosy goes Solar!

    Cosy goes Solar!

    Continuing with our Sustainability story, it is with great pleasure that we can officially announce that the contracts are signed, and Solar is on its way to Cosy HQ. 220 Trina Vertex panels will soon adorn our roof. Over 40% of our total energy usage will now be 100% renewable and carbon-free. In practical terms, this means in the brightest...
  4. Step it Up this Recycle Week

    Step it Up this Recycle Week

    We are focusing on 'Step it up' this Recycle Week. You might already know that being supportive of the environment and doing minimal harm in all our processes is something we feel very passionate about - so much so that we’ve committed to reaching carbon net zero by 2041. We know that trying to make a difference can feel a...
  5. Think Don't Throw

    Think Don't Throw

    We know all too well here at Cosy that many nurseries and schools are opting more and more for natural resources. Wood, wicker, and ‘real’ items are increasingly popular - and for good reason! They look beautiful, follow many theories of effective learning, and make a calm, happy space. They are also, by and large, a more sustainable option as...
  6. How to work towards being a Plastic Free School

    How to work towards being a Plastic Free School

    There is an ever-increasing worry around plastics; in our oceans, polluting our environment, animal habitats and taking 100s of years to decompose. Single-use plastics need to be eradicated for good and children can get behind this movement for change by becoming a plastic free school. Small changes can make a big difference! The education secretary has called for schools to...
  7. Cosy Charity Fund - Sports Coaching and Equipment

    Cosy Charity Fund - Sports Coaching and Equipment

    https://youtu.be/WJfdyqyxa24 In 2018 Cosy Fund in partnership with Amber Valley School Sports Partnership employed three local Gambian coaches to undertake free sports coaching to schools, sports clubs and the community. Schools in Amber Valley raised funds that have provided equipment to coaches and schools with QuickPlay sport helping with their portable goals to assist in schools and teams being able...
  8. Cosy Fund

    Cosy Fund

    Cosy in the Community The Cosy charitable fund is a really modest fund that has been operating informally and personally since 2002. We support small table top charities and voluntary organisations. Our target is the disadvantaged kids aged 3-11 and the good guys reaching them. We know some people focus on places such as Africa to offer support and others...

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