Air Quality

Air pollution is caused by natural and man-made particles and gases. Substances like pollen or emissions from industry, vehicles, buildings or agricultural chemicals and sprays can all contribute to pollution in the air.

Sometimes air pollution can affect our health which is why the Government requires councils in all areas to monitor pollution levels.

We believe that all of us can have an impact on the quality of the air we breathe, by using more sustainable travel options and also by encouraging others to be aware how simple changes can make a big difference to the air that we breath.

Cut grass, honeysuckle, the local bakery: there are many smells that we all enjoy on a day to day basis and many of these will be whilst we’re out...
red sunrise over the Itchen bridge
Air pollution can have a significant effect on health and the environment, and because of high levels of emissions, Southampton City Council is...
The Clean Air Network (CAN) is a forum for everyone interested in making improvements to the quality of air in Southampton and the wider Hampshire...
Councillor Hammond with Southampton City Council electric car
At present vehicles in the UK are predominantly petrol or diesel powered, producing 331,000 tons of NOx pollutants nationwide (DEFRA, 2016). Clean...
Welcome to the Clean Air Network membership rewards scheme where you can find details of fantastic offers and discounts. These offers have been hand...
National Clean Air Day 2017 was supported across the UK with cities such as Southampton being a central focus for activties and events on the day...

Haven't found what you're looking for? Contact Us