What you can do about climate change

Find out what you can do to reduce your emissions. Use our resources to help you get started.

Understanding your carbon footprint

Use a carbon footprint calculator to measure your carbon footprint and learn how to reduce it.

Learn about Hutt City's and region’s carbon footprint to better understand what we need to do together to meet our 2050 zero carbon target.

Lower Hutt’s 2050 Emissions Calculator

Energy and transport

Learn more about how to live, travel and work in climate-friendly ways.

Gen Less

Switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy (e.g. gas to electricity) for heating and cooking will reduce carbon emissions. Hutt City Council offers free advice on how to improve your home's  energy and carbon efficiency.

Eco Design

Find out how you can travel around the city and region using public transport

Metlink website


Learn some simple tips and tricks to help you minimise your waste:


Find out ways to reduce waste when running an event:

Waste Minimisation Guide (PDF 3.75MB)

Event Packaging Guidelines (PDF 3.8 MB)