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South Lanarkshire Council

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… sources include traffic management, the encouragement of uptake of cleaner vehicles, and increased use of public transport along with more sustainable transport methods such as walking and cycling. Healthy biodiversity supports sustainable development and benefits not only by providing us with clean air, water, food, energy, medicine, and building materials but also provides jobs and places…

… and access of housing • Council housing stock meets the energy efficiency standard by 2020 and the impact of fuel poverty and climate change on people is minimised Improve the road network, influence improvements in public transport and encourage active travel • South Lanarkshire’s road and public transport network enables the flow of people, goods, and services thereby supporting the local…

… methods of communication. We have provided opportunities for staff to take part in national campaigns such as Earth Hour, Recycling Week, Home Energy Scotland and Paths for All Step Challenge. The council’s environmental campaigning work led to an Earth Hour runner up award from the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2013. The council managed to secure external funding to promote sustainable travel

… solutions • Implement measures within the council’s fleet to contribute to the Scottish Government’s ambition of the decarbonisation of road transport • Continue to improve the efficiency of our business travel and promote more sustainable travel options for employees Outcome 1.2: The council is environmentally responsible in the procurement, use and disposal of resources. How can we…

choices for employees. Initiatives included the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme, ‘Dr Bike’ maintenance sessions, ‘Essential Cycling Skills’ training and equipment like cycle shelters, lockers and dryers. All initiatives have been well supported and received by staff. The council’s personnel service introduced agile working for employees which contributes to reducing the council’s carbon footprint…


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