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Our Carbon and Environmental Footprint 2008/9



 

 



 

Energy

Waste


 

  

        

  


             


Water




Paper





  Did you know?

The average UK personal carbon footprint is 2.5 times more than the average Chinese person.


Carbon / Environmental Footprint 2007/08


Non-recycled waste


<0.5 wheely bin/year

Building waste   


0.5 wheely bin/year

Imported Waste Wood for wood burner  


90 wheely bins

Total Annual Net Waste


Minus 89 wheely bins

Usage (mains-water)

22.8 litres/day

8,299 litres/annum

Recycled Photocopying Paper  

< 50sheets/year

Envelopes

< 5 /year

Newspapers

364

Energy






Energy Source

Consumption

CO2




Gas Usage

240KwH

46kg

Electricity Exported

517Kwh

Minus 270kg

Green electricity imported

376Kwh

Zero

Wood Burner (est.)

6,400 Kwh

Neutral

Solar Hot Water (est.)

1,000 Kwh

Zero

Solar electricity (produced and used on site)

450 Kwh

Zero




Net office energy carbon footprint


Minus 224kg




Car


Zero




Flights (2 x London-Belfast - for eco-audits)

2 flights

200kg




Total Energy Carbon Footprint (car/flights/office)


Minus 24 kg




Waste






Non-recycled waste

<0.5 wheely bin/year

Building waste


1 wheely bin

Imported Waste Wood for wood burner


75 wheely bins (est)

Net Waste

Minus 73.5 wheely bins




Water






Usage (mains-water)

26.6 litres/day

9682.4 litres/year




Paper






Recycled Photocopying Paper


< 50sheets/year

Envelopes


< 5 /year

Newspapers


364




Did you know?

The average UK personal carbon footprint is 11 tonnes per year







Carbon / Environmental Footprint  2006/07




Energy






Energy Source

Consumption

CO2




Gas Usage

609 kWh

116 Kg

Electricity Exported

598 kWh

Minus 257 Kg

Green electricity imported

384 kWh

Zero

Wood Burner

6 400 kWh

Neutral

Solar Hot Water

1 000 kWh

Zero

Solar electricity (produced and used on site)

420 kWh

Zero




Net office energy carbon footprint


minus 114 Kg*




Car

Zero

Zero




Flights

Zero

Zero




Total Energy Carbon Footprint (car/flights/office)


Minus 114 Kg CO2




Waste






Non-recycled waste

< 0.5 wheely bins/year

Building waste


3 wheely bins

Imported Waste Wood for wood burner

48 wheely bins (est)

Total Net Annual Waste

Minus 44.5 wheely bins




Water






Usage

28 litres/day

10,192 litres /year




Paper






Recycled Photocopying Paper


< 50sheets/year

Envelopes


Envelopes

Newspapers


364




Did you know?

Average UK household carbon footprint is 6 tonnes per year