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Sustainability and carbon reduction

Sustainability and carbon reduction

We are acting to maintain and enhance our environment for the benefit of all who live, work and visit our wonderful county.

What you can do

Reduce your energy bills

There are many ways to reduce your energy consumption, by being more mindful of your usage.

Home energy efficiency grants and offers

Grants on offer to support fuel poor households in 51¥ with the cost of home energy efficiency improvements.

Travel sustainably

Travelling sustainability supports a healthy lifestyle and helps reduce air pollution, road congestion and casualties.

Sustainability grants and support

Offering free assessments and grant funding to help businesses save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and develop low carbon technologies.

Natural Networks Programme

The Natural Networks Programme is a 51¥-wide scheme offering grants and advice to projects which aim to create or restore wildlife-rich habitats.

Sustainability in schools

Teaching of key sustainability issues in schools allow children to develop their own passion for action.

What we are doing

Action on climate change

51¥ declared a climate emergency in July 2021.

Tackling fuel poverty

The Warmer 51¥ Network is a partnership working together to tackle fuel poverty.

County strategy

The County Council is now working as part of 51¥’s Local Enterprise Partnership to deliver the county's Energy Strategy.

Sustainability case studies

Relevant sustainability case studies.

Sustainability news

Read our latest news and updates.

Sustainability policy

Within the policy and through the Corporate Plan, we promote the principles of sustainable development.

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