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…
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…
Winners announced in Herefordshire's inaugural Greener Footprints Business Champions Awards
As we head into 2024, there's clearly real ambition across businesses, organisations and their employees to see a transformation when it comes to climate action. As Greener Footprints announce the winners of their Business Champions Awards they have,…
Transport contributes 36% to Herefordshire's carbon emissions.
Three quarters of the energy consumed in Herefordshire is used to heat and power buildings (both residential and commercial) and the appliances they contain….
Emissions resulting from food consumption for an average family of four are almost double the emissions from their transport and heating usage combined...
Housing and buildings
Over one-third of Herefordshire's greenhouse gas emissions come from heating homes and other buildings.
75,000 tonnes of household waste is generated in the county every year. 41% is sent for recycling and composting.
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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