We're committed to addressing climate change through becoming a net zero council by 2030 and working with Leicestershire people and organisations to become a net zero county by 2045 or before.
If you want to get involved in tackling net zero or nature decline, sign up to the Leicestershire Climate and Nature Pact and find out more about working together for a greener Leicestershire.
You can also Sign up for Environment Matters to keep up to date with all the latest news.
We know that tackling climate change requires a team effort and we’re driving this forward by encouraging residents and businesses to look at their carbon footprint.
Your carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support your lifestyle and activities.
Key areas from the action plan to reduce your carbon footprint:
Become an Environment Action Volunteer
This is a diverse and rewarding role that covers environment and carbon awareness, composting, food waste, reusable nappies and recycling. .
You don't need to have any prior knowledge of waste or environmental topics to apply, although having an interest would be beneficial.