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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.

Air pollution

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 improve the air we breathe in, and the steps you can take to continue improving the quality of our air. 

 

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A green space

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

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