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Greater Cambridge’s second electric bin lorry arrives as zero carbon fleet drive continues

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Greater Cambridge’s second electric bin lorry arrives as zero carbon fleet drive continues

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Residents Urged to Pledge to Support Clean Air Day 2022

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Help reduce air pollution as part of Clean Air Day 2022

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Council’s carbon emissions down, tree planting up

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Reference:  Date:  Wed, 06/15/2022 The journey to net zero by 2040 and a vision of a landscape thriving with wildlife are on track thanks to a year of action by East Cambridgeshire District Council. Figures published this month show the Council has already started to make cuts to its own carbon emissions, with a massive…

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Jubilee artwork competition winners announced

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Jubilee artwork competition winners announced

Date:  Wed, 05/11/2022   Three fabulous designs by young people in East Cambridgeshire have been selected to help East Cambridgeshire District Council celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Council ran an artwork competition over the Easter Holidays based on the theme “Plant a tree for the Jubilee.” Each winner will get to see their designs…

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Council signs up to become an Investor in the Environment

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Reference:  Date:  Fri, 04/08/2022 East Cambridgeshire District Council has underlined its commitment to going green by signing up to the Investors in the Environment accreditation programme. The Council, which declared a climate emergency in 2019, is the first local authority in Cambridgeshire to sign up to the scheme. It hopes becoming independently accredited as an…

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Residents invited to register for group solar panel scheme to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions

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Residents invited to register for group solar panel scheme to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions

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Local Huntingdonshire Business Awarded Growth Grant Worth £50K

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Read about Bio-bean, the coffee recycling, bio-based materials, and Coffee Logs producer

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Bin collection day changes set to reduce emissions and improve efficiency

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Bin collection day changes set to reduce emissions and improve efficiency

Date:  Mon, 02/28/2022 Some bin collection days are to be changed across East Cambridgeshire from 28 March 2022 to improve service efficiency for residents and reduce carbon emissions. Households are being sent a letter informing them of the changes which will involve blue, green, and black sack routes. Some areas will not be affected by…

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East Cambridgeshire in top 25 for recycling household waste

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Reference:  Date:  Wed, 01/26/2022 East Cambridgeshire District Council is one of the top-performing local authorities in the country when it comes to recycling household waste. Figures released by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs show that 56.6% of waste was sent for reuse, recycling or composting the year ending March 2021. This is a…

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Step forward for solar farm to power electric bin lorries

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Step forward for solar farm to power electric bin lorries

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