Council plan

Climate change

Valley with trees and a cloudy sky

  •  Reach a 75% reduction in emissions by 2030 and Net Zero by 2045, with the Council showing leadership through the Carbon Budget and carbon reduction toolkit
  • Increase the quantity and quality of recycling collected in Aberdeenshire and reduce the volume of unnecessary waste going to landfill
  • Support and promote sustainable and active travel

Key measures

  • Council energy consumption, cost and emission reporting
  • percentage of total household waste arising that is recycled and composted
  • percentage of council dwellings that are energy efficient; carbon budget
  • percentage of journeys completed by modes of transport other than the private car