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Breckland District Council

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… and resources to influence behavioural change and drive positive changes around the environment In order to do this: o We will use the powers granted to us as a planning authority to ensure that development in the district is sensitive to the environment, protects wildlife and local habitats, and ensures more sustainable building practices. o We will use the powers granted to us as a waste collection

… authority to promote behavioural changes that reduce waste and consumption, where this is not possible we will improve knowledge and uptake of recycling and reuse schemes. o We will continue to take a strong stance against environmental crime including fly tipping by having a robust approach to enforcement activities. o We will continue to use our powers to enforce and protect our water and air…

… procurement of our waste contract the option of electric refuse vehicles was explored. Due to the rurality of our district the current range and technology of electric refuse vehicles would not support this. Our consultants have advised that at the end of new fleet’s life cycle it would be practical to revisit electric vehicles or explore other alternative technology such as hydrogen. • Emissions…

…, this includes: • Replacement of Street Lighting with LED - £825,000 • New two-year fixed term Environment & Climate Change post - £90,000 • Initial Carbon Audit -£10,000 • Members ICT Kit to enable paperless meeting -£10,000 • Delivery of a Local Plan – approximately £310,000 per annum • Recycling elements of Waste Contract – approximately £1,350,000 per annum • Environmental Protection Service…

… are required to travel to them. • Through our new waste contract, we will continue to promote reuse and recycling with residents. • We will continue to take a robust approach to enforcing environmental crimes such as fly tipping. • Using our taxi licensing policy to look at how we reduce emissions associated with taxis in the district. It will also look to release £525,000 from reserves…


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