Gloucestershire Environmental Trust

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Gloucestershire Environmental Trust started in 1977 using income from gradually increasing landfill tax but the construction of the Javelin Park Incinerator will take over 90% of the county's municipal waste which means the Trust has recently closed down. During those 22 years the Trust donated over £18m to 860 projects valued at £85m. In total over £3.3m was spent on 276 schemes across the Diocese of Gloucester. For example the Trust donated £5k towards an oak-framed composting toilet at Elkstone (picture. Further details in the Trust's "Final Report 1977-2019" which can be borrowed from the Revd Arthur Champion.