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 Take the Intelligently Green Challenge and pledge to make practical changes to cut your carbon footprint

We are committed to playing our part in supporting national and international efforts to reduce carbon emissions to help tackle climate change.

Our ambitious new carbon reduction plan - which we call Intelligently Green Plan - builds on our strong track record of tackling climate change over more than a decade.

The plan covers the next ten years. It focuses on two types of carbon emissions. Firstly, the emissions we generate from the way we deliver services and run the council. Secondly, emissions generated across the Wychavon district by residents, businesses and travel that we can influence.

The plan contains four priorities - energy, low carbon travel, natural environment and, policy and resources. For each priority we will highlight some of the things we have done over the last decade to reduce carbon emissions and set out what action we will take to further reduce emissions during the coming decade.

Several targets are included in the plan:

  • Reduce Wychavon's own carbon emissions by 75% by 2030 from 3,066 tonnes to 767 tonnes
  • Halve the district's carbon emissions by 2030 and get to net zero by 2050 at the latest
  • Double the size of Wychavon's low carbon economy by 2030
  • Triple renewable energy generation across the district by 2030
  • Capture at least 500 tonnes of co2 every year by 2025 through restoring, enhancing and creating a range of habitats across the district

pdf Download the Wychavon Intelligently Green Plan 2020 - 2030 (44.96 MB)

Read the Wychavon Intelligently Green Plan 2020 - 2030 - text only version

Intelligently Green Annual Update

The Intelligently Green Plan commits to an annual progress review to provide an update against each of the five stated success measures, as well as the latest update on key projects that have been progressed during the year. 

The latest report for 2021/22 provides detailed information about the performance against each of the success measures as well as an explanation of the data and its sources.

pdf Download the Intelligently Green Annual Update 2022 to 2023 (447 KB)

Other useful documents

pdf Read the sustainable procurement policy (51 KB)

For more information please contact

Matt Barker
Carbon Reduction Project Officer
Malvern and Wychavon District Councils
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Tel: 01684 862198