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As per the Premier’s announcement on Sunday 2 August, we have been directed to move to Stage 4 restrictions. Find out more about how this will impact Council services in our Find out more about how this will impact Council services in our COVID-19 services update.

Pledge to cut your carbon footprint

Will you pledge to cut your carbon footprint?

Climate change is the biggest environmental, social and economic challenge faced by our global community. Climate change can be overwhelming, and global solutions are required, but many small actions do add up.

Did you know that 99.4% of Glen Eira’s carbon emissions come from the community?

In 2018/19, Council’s carbon footprint (carbon emissions as a result of Council operations) was 9,287 tonnes of carbon. In the same year, the Glen Eira community’s carbon footprint was 1,437,000 tonnes. Here is a breakdown of where your emissions come from.

Don’t forget to tell us more about your pledges. Tag us on Instagram using the hashtag #GlenEiraClimatePledge or on Facebook via Sustainable living in Glen Eira. You can also email us at sustainability@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Source: Snapshot 2018: 60% Electricity | 23% Transport | 14% Gas | 3% Waste

For tips and advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint, visit our How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint page.

Knowing where your carbon emissions come from is the first step to reducing your footprint. Visit WWF's website to calculate your carbon footprint.

My pledge

Here are the ten most effective things you can do to cut your carbon footprint. Select as many as you like and submit the form. You’ll receive an email with your pledges.

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