In April 2019, Medway Council declared a climate change emergency.
We're committed to making Medway carbon neutral by 2050. We have developed an action plan to ensure we play our part in addressing the climate emergency.
View our climate change action plan.
Our declaration fits into our Council Plan priority of making Medway a place to be proud of. The main outcome being a 'clean and green environment'.
Read about the projects we're currently working on.
Want to learn more about what causes smog to smell like rotten eggs, why ear wax is yellow and bogeys are green in colour?
Find out how air pollution led to over 12,000 deaths, what we’ve done to
What we're doing
Find out what your council are doing to tackle the climate change emergency.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Find out about waste and recycling and how we're supporting the reduction of single use plastic waste, how you can get involved and what other organisations in Medway are doing.
Find out how you can help tackle the climate emergency.
Air quality and transport
Your natural environment
We want to help create more wildlife habitats around Medway, so we've stopped mowing a number of our grass verges.
We're planting a new generation of trees, which you can support by making a donation.
National environmental days 2021
- No Mow May - all of May
- World Bee Day - 20 May
- World Environment Day - 5 June
- World Oceans Day - 8 June
- National Clean Air Day - 17 June
- Plastic Free July - all of July
- National Marine Week - 25 July to 8 August