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Upcoming webinar - HCNP board and Herefordshire council

Herefordshire Climate and Nature Partnership Board was set up just over two years ago as a key part of Herefordshire Council's mission to deliver a net zero and nature-rich county. What has it been up to? Join us to gather an insight into the achiev…

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Whitecross High School says no to single-use plastic

Whitecross High School is putting an end to single-use plastic bottles. At Whitecross High School, a passionate, student-led eco team has been on a mission to reduce plastic waste within the school. Last year, their dedication took a bold turn when…

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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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