Control Controlling your energy costs can be a challenge, especially during the cold weather. Find out how you can reduce the energy costs in your home. Collect Find out about the Council's environmental performance, which is an important part of our sustainability work. Collaborate Collaborating across Council Services is how the Council is able to align its environmental policies and strategies. Coordinate Find out about how we coordinate environmentally focused projects in partnership with Colchester Borough Homes. Community Community events in sustainability offer residents an opportunity to see energy efficiency working in the home. Committed We are committed to reducing the environmental impact from our own buildings, services and operations. Find out more. Companies For companies that want to learn more about green accreditation and awards, share good practice and find out how to become a supplier to the Council. Commute Find out more about the schemes and offers available to improve the way you travel. Conservation Conserving, protecting and safeguarding the future of Colchester's green spaces, parks and biodiversity sites is carried out with a number of key community partners.