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London Borough of Hillingdon

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…, and businesses to enable them to identify their carbon footprint and to put in place actions to reduce it. Typical examples are assisting private sector homeowners with insulation and renewable power schemes, creating the infrastructure for charging electric vehicles and, assisting each school to develop its own carbon reduction plans. Corporate Climate Commitment 2 To becomeCarbon-Neutral’ by 2030…

…, there are only a few electric refuse collection vehicles available on the market and these are significantly more costly than Euro 6 diesel vehicles. Similarly, we are also responsible for a range of buildings with gas boilers. Some of these are already highly efficient. Replacing these with zero carbon technology would be costly, but only provide a relatively small carbon saving. We need to understand…

… the cost benefit of our expenditure so that we get the greatest carbon savings for the financial outlay. Ultimately this means having to accept that we may still be producing some carbon as we approach 2030. The key is to ensure that this is minimised so that offsetting becomes a last resort to the as part of the carbon neutral strategy. 19The Strategic Climate Action Plan C3 Building Better…

… Carbon offsetting Residents responses to carbon offsetting were very focussed and informed, noting this is the final stage in a process to become carbon neutral. Importantly, it was reiterated that this must be used as a last resort and must be a transparent part of the process. We understand this and know offsetting becomes an option only once energy use has been reduced to a minimum, through…


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