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Cost of living support

Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Climate change

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As a council we have pledged to take local action to prevent a climate and ecological catastrophe through the development of practices and policies, with an aim to achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030 and to protect and enhance bio-diversity in the district.

The council and climate crisis

We have declared a climate and ecological emergency and are acting now to prevent a climate and ecological catastrophe

Achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030

We have committed to achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030

Climate Crisis Strategy

We've agreed a new strategy and action plan that sets out how we will address local climate crisis issues over the coming decade

Our corporate carbon footprint

Find out about our carbon footprint, what we're doing to reduce it and read our annual greenhouse gas emissions reports

Saffron Walden Clean Air Project

All about the project to increase air quality within Saffron Walden to make it a cleaner, healthier, greener place to live.

Recycling and waste

Find out how we collect and recycle waste in the district

Active travel in Uttlesford

We want to promote active travel in Uttlesford as much as possible. to make walking, wheeling and cycling the preferred choice for everyone to get around

Essex Climate Action Commission

The Essex Climate Action Commission has been set up to advise us about tackling climate change