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Community Climate and Nature Grants - apply now!

Community Climate and Nature Grants - apply now!

Community groups across the county are being invited to apply for funding to tackle the Climate and Ecological Emergency through a new Community Climate and Nature Grant Scheme. Non-profit groups or organisations based in Herefordshire (or a Heref…

Community car club

Herefordshire Community car club pilot scheme

Funded by the Central Government Covid Recovery Grant, Herefordshire Council wishes to support up to six communities to establish community car clubs during an 18 month pilot. A community car club is a local, member-based initiative that provides ac…

Transport

Transport contributes 36% to Herefordshire's carbon emissions.
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Energy

Three quarters of the energy consumed in Herefordshire is used to heat and power buildings (both residential and commercial) and the appliances they contain….
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Food

Emissions resulting from food consumption for an average family of four are almost double the emissions from their transport and heating usage combined...
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Housing and buildings

Over one-third of Herefordshire's greenhouse gas emissions come from heating homes and other buildings.
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Waste

75,000 tonnes of household waste is generated in the county every year. 41% is sent for recycling and composting.
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Farming and land use

The way we manage land is a key part of the solution to getting to a net zero and nature rich county. There are significant opportunities to capture carbon in the soil, plant hedges and trees…
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