Proposals given backing include helping communities develop renewable energy.

Research to create new coal gasification and carbon storage industries.

Grant to incentivise councils to work with partners in the public and private sector to build homes where needed.

Campaign to tidy Scotland’s streets and beaches.

Schemes to save money amd reduce carbon emissions.

New building standards to create jobs, reduce emissions and save householders money.

Contract services to include park, buildings and vehicle fleet maintenance.

Removal of Government subsidy will release more money for maintaining council houses.

Plans will also create hundreds of manufacturing jobs.

Young people to experience an interactive placement discovering the importance and effect of nature.

Project will divert 400,000 tonnes of biodegradable municipal waste annually by 2020.

Plans include no pay uplift in 2010-11 for senior public sector staff.

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Event Diary

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.

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