Broxtowe Borough Council is committed to take responsibility to protect and enhance the environment for future generations as set out in the Broxtowe Corporate Plan.
The Objectives relating to the environment, as set out in the Corporate Plan, are:
Recycling and composting levels in the borough will rise to 50% by 2016 and residual waste levels will fall to 455kgs per household by 2016.
The Council's carbon footprint will be reduced. CO2 emissions from Broxtowe Borough Council's operations will reduce by 25% (1060 tCO2) from the baseline of 2009/10 and a minimum of 34% reduction will be achieved by 2020.
The carbon footprint of the borough as a whole will reduce as per capita CO2 emissions in Broxtowe will reduce by 2.9% per year.
Satisfaction with the cleanliness of the borough will rise to 70% by 2016.
100% of parks and open spaces will have achieved the Council's new standard for these facilities and 107 hectares of land will be identified as Local Nature Reserves.
The Council will increase the amount of energy it uses from renewable sources to 20% by 2020.
The Council will continue with its objective to plant 100,000 trees in the borough and will aim to see this completed by 2016.
The links on the left provide plenty of information about different aspects of life in the borough, and where you can go for information and advice on a whole host of issues. These include:
- Nature Conservation
- Waste Management
- Open Space Strategy
Page Last Updated: 05/12/2012