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Inverclyde Council

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… by the end of the Plan period. The Council then devised a new Carbon Management Plan with a carbon reduction target of 12% by end 2016/17 using a baseline of 2011/12. The plan sought to reduce carbon emissions from the following sources: • Energy use in buildings • Energy use for street lighting • Fuel use for fleet transport • Business travel miles • Water use in buildings • Municipal waste

… In the period of the 2012/17 Plan, the Council has seen an increase in its carbon emissions of 2.7%. This was largely due to changes in how emissions for municipal waste sent to landfill are calculated. The Council achieved significant reductions from all sources of carbon other than waste. Moreover, despite the changes to how carbon emissions from landfilled waste are calculated, the Council has reduced its…

… was written setting a new target of 12% by 2016/17 from a 2011/12 baseline. The revised Plan incorporated emissions from energy use in buildings and street lighting, fleet transport and staff business travel, municipal waste and water use. Furthermore, a ‘carbon group’ was formed made up of Council staff whose work influences emissions from these sources. The group has been retained for the Climate…

… inefficiencies. • Street lighting replacement programme incorporating installation of energy efficient LED lamps. • Monitoring, training and awareness programmes to reduce emissions from the Council’s vehicles. • Improved recycling infrastructure and promotion of waste reduction and recycling. These and other initiatives have contributed significantly to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions. Joint…

… against which proposals for waste management facilities will be considered. One of the Council’s Key Performance Indicators relates to sustainable development. This Key Performance Indicator includes the reduction of the Council’s own carbon emissions which must be reported annually. Inverclyde Local Development Plan 9 CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN 2018 3. CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY The Council’s…

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