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Bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday will take place 1 day late from 27 May to 1 June. See our Bank holiday bin collection page for further details.

Carbon reduction plan

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8. Transport

Transport accounted for 3% of our 2022/23 carbon footprint.

ECC Fleet

Potential Measure: Migrating the fleet to low and Zero Emission Vehicles, including solutions for specialist waste and public and green space vehicles and equipment by 2030.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): -746

Lead: Fleet Management / Net Zero team

Resource required: Yes

 

Potential Measure: Minimise number of and mileage of journeys / better route planning for bin collections / waste bin collection rounds.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Cleansing Services Lead / Fleet Management

Resource required: Enabling

 

Potential Measure: Drive efficiently e.g. through Telematics (especially important with electric vehicles).

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Cleansing Services Lead /Fleet Management

Resource required: Part

 

Potential Measure: Drive efficiently e.g. through Telematics (especially important with electric vehicles).

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: All Services/Net Zero team

Resource required: No

 

Potential Measure: Better reporting - each department using vehicles to measure and report mileage and give feedback to staff, set targets for reduction and incentivise to use most efficient vehicle.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Cleansing Services Lead / Fleet Services / Parks &Open Spaces Lead

Resource required: No

 

Other direct transport

Potential Measure: Zero Red diesel strategy for specialist vehicles and equipment for Public and Green Spaces team e.g. tractors, mowers, sweepers, tele-handlers and other portable equipment

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Cleansing Services Lead / Fleet Services / Parks &Open Spaces Lead

Resource required: Yes

 

Potential Measure: Electrification of 25% of public and green spaces specialist equipment between 2025 and 2030 and removing red diesel.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): -18

Lead: Fleet Services / Parks &Open Spaces Lead

Resource required: Yes

 

Indirect transport

Potential Measure: Policy on business travel and grey fleet miles to ensure all business travel to be using public transport, active travel or electric vehicles.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): -127

Lead: OMB

Resource required: No

 

Potential Measure: Mandating use of low and zero carbon travel alternatives and green travel incentives.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: OMB

Resource required: No

 

Potential Measure: Further expansion of EV Charging Network across Council owned assets.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Net Zero Team/Fleet Services/ Parking Services

Resource required: Part

 

Potential Measure: Require deliveries to the council to be by electric vehicles or bike, creating demand for freight consolidation centres. Liaise with partners to identify sites and ensure planning provision is made.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Net Zero Team/Procurement

Resource required: No