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The Council is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 and improving on the 40% reduction in carbon footprint it has made since 2008. Discover what actions the Council is taking, and how you can contribute to the sustainability of Colchester.
The Council is committed to acting on the climate crisis. Find out actions it is taking on this issue, and how it is monitoring its carbon footprint.
The earth has limited resources, so we need to do our best to save them. Find out what actions we are taking to reduce waste and recycle more.
Generating energy produces a vast amount of greenhouse gas emissions. To reduce the environmental impact of energy generation, we can all try to reduce our energy usage and consider sourcing energy from renewable sources.
Carbon-based transport is a big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions across the borough. It is important to consider more sustainable methods of transportation.
Biodiversity and green space play a vital role in storing carbon emissions and for increasing human wellbeing. Find out how the Council is promoting trees and how to access local green spaces.
We can all do our bit to reduce our environmental impact and there are many community organisations and activities occurring that can help you to do so.
Every step of the food supply chain from food production, transporting the food to shops and disposal of waste all contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. There are many ways to reduce the environmental impact of food.