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This includes looking at the suitability of major planning developments like waste disposal sites and mineral extraction, We also oversee the disposal of domestic rubbish at waste disposal sites.

Plant-based living walls installed to tackle roadside emissions

Plant-based living walls installed to tackle roadside emissions

Description
Living walls – natural filters made from plants and mosses which help to reduce air pollution – are being installed in two Staffordshire locations as part of a national clean air trial.
Date:
18 May 2021
Lichfield's household waste recycling centre improvements reduce queues and boost capacity

Lichfield's household waste recycling centre improvements reduce queues and boost capacity

Description
Improvements at Lichfield's household waste recycling centre have significantly reduced queues and tailbacks which used to form on the road outside the site.
Date:
17 May 2021
Families urged to apply for Green Homes funding

Families urged to apply for Green Homes funding

Description
Families in Staffordshire are being encouraged to apply for funding to help make their homes more green and energy efficient.
Date:
12 May 2021
Take small steps to support Earth Day celebrations

Take small steps to support Earth Day celebrations

Description
Staffordshire County Council is supporting Earth Day by suggesting small steps that people can take to make a big difference in their community.
Date:
22 April 2021
Staffordshire welcomes additional Green Homes funding

Staffordshire welcomes additional Green Homes funding

Description
Families in Staffordshire are set to benefit from extra funding to help them make their homes more energy efficient along with support for those who might be struggling with energy bills.
Date:
25 March 2021
Staffordshire air quality improvement project receives £300,000 boost

Staffordshire air quality improvement project receives £300,000 boost

Description
A project to improve air quality in Staffordshire by engaging with schools and businesses and promoting electric vehicle use has received a £300,000 government boost.
Date:
18 March 2021
Country park visitor investment for 2021

Country park visitor investment for 2021

Description
Cannock Chase, Chasewater and Greenway Bank will all benefit after owners Staffordshire County Council coordinated funding from the EU's European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and committed money raised from car parking fees at country parks. Lichfield District Council is also contributing towards improvements at Chasewater Country Park.
Date:
17 March 2021
Project to upgrade county's street lights underway

Project to upgrade county's street lights underway

Description
A project to update thousands of Staffordshire street lights that will use less energy and save money is underway.
Date:
09 March 2021
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Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

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Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 0300 111 8000

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