Greener living

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Greener living is about doing things that help to minimise our impact on the environment.  With climate change being one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, it is even more important to recognise ways to reduce the carbon emissions we are each responsible for.

Daventry District Council has an ongoing commitment to environmental improvement, and has set a number of goals that focus not only on minimising our own impact on the environment, but also on initiatives which support communities to help them make greener choices.

Find out more in the sections below:

Daventry District Council is a member of the Investors in the Environment (iiE) scheme, a national environmental accreditation scheme designed to help businesses save money, reduce their impact on the environment, and receive recognition for their green credentials.

The Council is a holder of iiE's Green Award for 2017/18 as well as the iiE Great Green Star, recognising our environmental achievements and initiatives.

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Environmental Support for Businesses

Daventry District Council can help signpost local businesses to organisations that can help in achieving environmental improvement initiatives.  

Nene Valley Nature Improvement Area

The Nene Valley NIA covers over 41,000 hectares of the River Nene catchment in Northamptonshire. There are several tributaries of the Nene in the District of Daventry around the eastern edge of Daventry, in an arc between Badby and West Haddon. 

The Northamptonshire Local Nature Partnership

The N-LNP is made up of a number of organisations including local authorities and national and local bodies whose aim is to drive positive change in Northamptonshire’s natural environment.