BUSINESSES in Chelmsford will be able to apply to a £100,000 pot to help make their workplaces more environmentally friendly. 

Chelmsford Council has been handed over the cash through the EU's Low Carbon Business programme to be distributed around local firms.

The money can be used to install equipment to help decrease carbon emissions at work.

A drop-in information day is being held on Wednesday 9 April at the Waterhouse Business Centre, Cromar Way, between 10am and 6pm.

For more information, call the Low Carbon Business programme team on 01268 758423.