Council's Carbon Footprint

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  • Carbon Footprint Audit Completed

    An audit was completed to align Council’s corporate carbon emission data with National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) methodology. This data will assist the Council to monitor it’s emissions and find ways to reduce Council’s carbon footprint. The data shows us that during financial year 2019-2020, Council’s carbon footprint was 6,851 tonnes CO2-e. The largest source of emissions was electricity used in Council facilities, which accounts for 52% of the emissions. Other emissions sources include landfilling (19%), Council’s waste (14%), transport (13%), nitrous oxide emissions from wastewater treatment (2%) and small plant (0.4%).