Carbon Cutting Essex is a free app providing practical and cost-effective ideas on how residents can reduce their carbon footprint.
Carbon Cutting Essex app
Essex County Council officially launched its new Carbon Cutting Essex app to coincide with International Day for Biological Diversity on Monday 22 May 2023.
The launch comes exactly a year after the Council launched its Climate Advice Packs for residents, schools and businesses to encourage the county to act on climate change.
The app is free to download and will enable residents across the county to track their carbon footprint and discover actions – big and small – which they can take to reduce it.
Minimise your impact on the planet
Essex County Council worked with Greenredeem to develop the app as part of the Council’s £200 million Climate Action Plan to tackle climate change and its commitment to transform Essex to net zero emissions by 2050.
From the daily commute to recycling and home energy saving, the app provides hundreds of practical and cost-effective ideas on how to minimise our impact on the planet. Many of these suggestions will not only help to reduce the county’s carbon footprint but can also help save residents money.
Through a range of fun activities, quizzes and videos, users of the app will be able to learn more about how they can reduce their carbon footprint. It will also motivate and reward positive actions by providing points and rewards when they mitigate their carbon footprint.
Residents will be able to use their points to enter prize draws or donate them to good causes.
Tackling climate change
Councillor Nigel Bedford, Portfolio Holder for Place said:
It’s great to see the launch of the Carbon Cutting Essex app and the significant role it will play in helping us all to tackle climate change.
The App provides cost-effective advice, home energy saving tips and ideas on how you can reduce your carbon footprint ensuring we all play our part in minimising our impact on the planet ensuring a future for generations to come.
I would encourage everyone across the district to download the app today.
You can find out more information about the Carbon Cutting Essex app on the Essex County Council website and download the app for free on:
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