Climate change is a key priority for the county council and whilst the level of Carbon emissions in metric tonnes per capita has fallen since 2010, the overall rate in 2018 (5.4%) remained higher than England (4.2%).
The amount of unrecycled household waste has risen slightly in Derbyshire for  2018/19. However, the latest statistics show that there remains 528.6 kilograms of un-recycled waste per household,  lower than the amount per household for England (537.2)

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