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. 

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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.

Find your carbon footprint

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. 

Find out more and apply

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David Cannon, environmental action volunteer
If you have any ideas on how you can support us, or how we can work together on our journey to Net Zero, please get in touch using our enquiry form.
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