Tackling climate change in Rochdale borough

Our carbon emissions

In 2020, the borough of Rochdale produced 1.25 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

The breakdown of these emissions is:

  • 54.6% from transport
  • 23.9% from housing
  • 18.4% from industrial and commercial activities
  • 2.12% from waste
  • 1% from agriculture and land use

This data is taken from SCATTER (Setting City Area Targets and Trajectories for Emissions Reduction).