Environment & Energy
It's all about sustainable
Our homes, communities and lifestyles - what we buy and consume,
the energy we use, and what we do with our waste - all have a huge
impact on the environment and our ecological and carbon
This is why there are plans in place to make
green, clean and low-carbon living part of everyday life in
Central to Ashford’s ambitious growth plans is
the need for the town to expand in a sustainable way, ensuring
that Ashford residents live within their fair share of the Earth’s
resources, both now and in the future.
To keep up to date with water, energy
and waste projects and plans for the future read the latest edition
of our newsletter Green Times.
Projects for sustainable energy and waste
- Commissioning a Sustainable Energy Feasibility Study
identifying how new developments, such as Chilmington Green, can
provide onsite renewable energy sources and work
towards zero carbon buildings.
- Improving energy efficiency in existing communities.
- Working with Remade South East to
provide waste audits and Site Waste Management Plans to Ashford
- Improving waste infrastructure provision for the town, making
it easier to reduce landfill and increase recycling.
In this section of the website you can also find information
For further information, please email Laurienne
Tibbles, Sustainability Manager.