> North Wiltshire produced 1,315 kt of end user CO2 in 2008, the second highest for a local authority in Wiltshire.
> Between 2005 and 2008, end user CO2 emissions decreased in North Wiltshire by 4%.
> North Wiltshire produced the fourth highest amount of Road Transport emissions in the South West in 2008.
> North Wiltshire residents were responsible for a total of 9.9 tonnes of CO2 per capita in 2008. This was the second highest recorded by a local authority in Wiltshire.
> Between 2005 and 2008 per capita emissions reduced by 7% in North Wiltshire.
> 5,342 million vehicle kilometres were made in Wiltshire County unitary authority area in 2009.
> This was the fourth highest recorded by a unitary or county council, accounting for just 11% of the South West total.
> Between 1993 and 2009, the total number of vehicle kilometres travelled within Wiltshire area increased by 21% (940 million km).
> There are 38 river water bodies within North Wiltshire. Our latest assessment of these classified 3.1% as bad, 25% as poor, 40.6% as moderate and 31.3% as good.
> Wiltshire had the seventh highest amount of residual waste in the South West with 645.68 kg/household.
> Wiltshire County Council in 2009/10 against the other South West Councils, was in the top half of the recycling league table with 41.42%. Wiltshire had the seventh highest amount of residual waste in the South West with 645.68 kg/household.
> Wiltshire County Council landfilled 33,785 tonnes of waste (47.53%). This was the fourth lowest percentage to be landfilled. However this equated to 116,350 tonnes which was the fifth highest in the South West in terms of tonnes landfilled.
> The population of North Wiltshire was estimated to be 134,000 in June 2010, 2.5% of the South West’s total population of 5,273,700.
> Between 2008-2033 the number of households in North Wiltshire are predicted to increase by 33%.
> One of the larger population centres in North Wiltshire with risk from flooding includes Chippenham.
> A large area of North Wiltshire is covered by the Bristol Avon, Axe and North Somerset Streams CAMS.
> In 2006, North Wiltshire had an eco footprint of 4.87gha. This was the second highest in Wiltshire with Salisbury only higher with 4.91gha. The lowest in Wiltshire was Swindon with 4.67gha.
> Wiltshire County Council had an allocation of 93,158 tonnes and only landfilled 81,046 tonnes (87%) of their BMW.