> Teignbridge produced 1,004 kt of end user CO2 in 2008, the highest for a local authority in Devon and the twelfth highest in the South West. Between 2005 and 2008, end user CO2 emissions decreased by under 4%.
> Teignbridge produced the highest amount of road transport CO2 emissions for a local authority in Devon in 2008 and the ninth highest in the South West.
> Teignbridge residents were responsible for a total of 7.9 tonnes of CO2 per capita in 2006, lower than the average for Devon and the South West.
> Between 2005 and 2008 per capita emissions reduced by 6% in Teignbridge.
> There are four Air Quality Management Area within Teignbridge District Council boundaries. This is the highest number reported in Devon.
> There are 43 river water bodies within Teignbridge. Our latest assessment of these classified 11.6% as poor, 53.4% as moderate and 34.9% as good.
> Teignbridge District Council had the fourth lowest amount of residual waste in the South West with 365.41 kg/household. This was the second lowest to be produced in Devon.
> Teignbridge District Council in 2009/10 had the third highest level of recycling in the South West with 56.23%.
> The population of Teignbridge was estimated to be 127,300 in June 2010, 2.4% of the South West’s total population of 5,273,700.
> The number of households in Teignbridge in 2033 is predicted to be 29.1% (some 16,000 households) higher than in 2008, very similar to the 30% increase predicted for the region as a whole.
> Larger population centres within Teignbridge where there is risk of flooding include: Teignmouth, Newton Abbott and Shaldon and Ringmore.
> There are two Catchment Abstraction Management Strategy's (CAMS) for the Teignbridge area - the Teign, Torbay and South Hams and for the River Exe. It sets out how the Environment Agency will manage water abstraction now and in the future.
> Teignbridge citizens had an average eco-footprint of 4.78 gha.
> Devon County Council had an allocation of 156,679 tonnes and only landfilled 133,376 tonnes (85.1%) of their Biodegradable Municipal Waste