20 May

Greener cleaner consultation launch by LCC

A clean Green Earth held in raised hands

Greener cleaner consultation launch by Leicestershire County Council. Inviting you to share thoughts and ideas on Leicestershire’s plan to become net zero by 2045. This major consultation has been launched proposing to make the county cleaner, greener and healthier.

The announcement of this consultation fits within the LLEP’s commitment to having a carbon neutral economy in Leicester and Leicestershire by 2035.

The survey asks people to comment on how changing the way they travel, how they run and maintain their homes, and how what they buy on a day-to-day basis can help to protect the environment. The consultation runs over three months.

If you are a resident, business, council or university your help getting involved in a major consultation to shape these ambitious plans for a will be appreciated.

The action plan key goals include:

  • Reducing carbon emissions generated by transport
  • Reducing energy use in buildings – plus improving energy efficiency and adding new renewable energy generation
  • Supporting businesses to go green and grow the low carbon economy
  • Supporting communities to tackle climate change
  • Increasing the removal and storage of carbon in natural systems like soil and forests

The consultation is open until 26 July and as part of the wider engagement for a  greener cleaner consultation launch process as of today includes a planned social media campaign with the hashtag #NetZeroLeicestershire, a Facebook live and discussions with young people.

To learn more about our net zero ambitions and to fill in our survey please visit the council’s net zero web page.

For copies of the questionnaire in other formats, please email NetZero@leics.gov.uk

Please follow this link if you are interested in learning more about the LLEP’s commitment to the Green Economy.