Climate Change

The council is committed to tackling climate change. We've declared a ‘climate emergency’ - vowing to half our carbon footprint by 2025 and make the county carbon neutral by 2030.

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The council is committed to tackling climate change. We've declared a ‘climate emergency’ - vowing to half our carbon footprint by 2025 and make the county carbon neutral by 2030.

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Climate Change

The council is committed to tackling climate change. We've declared a ‘climate emergency’ - vowing to half our carbon footprint by 2025 and make the county carbon neutral by 2030.

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Green Homes Grant

Save up to £600 a year on energy bills by taking part in the Gov Green Homes Grant scheme this winter.

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Free Tree Scheme

Help tackle climate change and make Northumberland a cleaner and greener county for all by claiming a free tree to plant on your property.

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Sustainable transport

Northumberland County Council promotes sustainable transport under the Go Smarter banner.

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Reduce, reuse and recycle

Here you will find tips, advice and guidance on everything from what you can recycle to where to take your rubbish and how to reduce your food waste and Love Your Clothes.

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Renewable energy

An ambitious renewable energy programme is being developed in Northumberland

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Climate commitment action plan

The council is committed to tackling climate change. We've declared a ‘climate emergency’ - vowing to half our carbon footprint by 2025 and make the county carbon neutral by 2030.

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Solar Power

Solar power is the technology used to harness the sun's energy and make it usable.

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Refill Water Scheme

Refill not only makes refilling a reusable water bottle easy, but it saves you money too. Through the campaign we aim to stop millions of single-use plastic bottles at source each year, preventing plastic pollution from entering our rivers and sea.

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