Where Merri-bek's greenhouse gas emissions come from
Moreland’s greenhouse gas emissions come from:
- electricity use (unless you are purchasing 100 per cent GreenPower)
- gas use
- transport, such as petrol, diesel or gas-powered vehicles
- disposal of waste (landfill and sewerage)
The emissions data for Merri-bek below has been estimated by Snapshot – a community climate tool developed by Beyond Zero Emissions and Ironbark Sustainability. The most recent emissions data from July 2018 to June 2019 is presented.
Table 1. Municipal emissions by source type for July 2018 to June 2019.
Emissions (tonnes of CO2 equivalents)
1 681 500
Who is responsible for our energy emissions?
Table 2. Energy emissions by sector for July 2018 to June 2019.
|Sector||Emissions (tonnes of CO2 equivalents)||Percentage contribution|
|Total||1 152 400||100%|
Learn more about how Merri-bek residents can take action and reduce emissions from energy, waste and transport activities by visiting the Zero Carbon Merri-bek website.