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How green is your Council?

If you were to draw up a list of how a Council could be more eco friendly and another list of how it could save money you would find many items that would appear on both - print less, save energy, don't keep sending staff off to conferences, reduce the amount of street lighting, don't replace humps when resurfacing roads, etc, etc, etc.

A paper from the excellent Localis think tank Giving the Green Light: Policy Ideas for a Model Environmentally Sustainable Council includes a section on staff travel. Instead of fleet cars it suggests car sharing. Also more working from home. It suggests phasing in green vehicles over time.

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