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Bradford Metropolitan District Council

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… accreditation for this work. Tree Cities of the World: Bradford District became one of the first of five UK cities inducted in to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and Arbor Day Foundation Tree Cities of the World initiative. This is a recognises the city’s commitment to urban forestry and community engagement to realise the many benefits of urban tree planting. A tree for every primary school…

… - 47,446 tonnes CO2e 2018-19, down from 84,789 tonnes CO2e in 2013-14, which is a reduction of more than 40%. This has been achieved through a programme that includes building retrofits, renewable energy schemes, lower energy streetlights and tree planting as well as benefits from decarbonisation of the national grid. The Council enjoys an excellent reputation nationally, for instance through work…

… and walking.  Key city centre regeneration schemes such as the new Darley St Market and planned office development at One City Park have enhanced environmental performance and climate measures hardwired into their design.  Flood management and natural flood management responses continue working with local communities and key public bodies such as the Environment Agency.  Tree planting

… and woodlands - as part of the Council’s ongoing contribution to the Northern Forest, an ambitious programme of tree planting and woodland creation is under way.  Peat bog protection and restoration – re-wetting and sphagnum moss planting work to improve and restore important carbon sinks. A peat bog can store up to seven times the carbon of woodland.  Housing and urban design - The new Bradford…

… to plant a tree for every primary school child in the Bradford District.  Waste management – reduce, reuse, recycle.  Community projects – biodiversity, environmental management and renewables.  More 20mph zones promoting walking, cycling and cleaner air.  District heat network – the Council identified this project as a priority when we declared the Climate Emergency in January 2019. The aim…

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