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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… High Thriving Green Q1 2022/23 Financial emissions, promote circular economy and reduce emissions through the Economy Services supply chain 25. Reduce carbon impact Ensure an environmental approach…

… but is not limited to: Pre-publication consultation on draft plan and Communities - Encourage circular economy consultation on the draft Local Plan: Q2 2021/22 - Explore going beyond London Plan standards…

… - require whole lifecycle emissions assessment from developers, circular economy statements and contributions to the costs of monitoring energy efficiency in line with the GLA’s ‘be seen’ hierarchy and monitoring guidance. 61. Our streets 62. Changing our…

Hertsmere Borough Council

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… to further incorporate the principles of sustainability and circular economy into its operations g. Define the actions and measures the Council can take to further incorporate the principles of sustainability and circular economy into its operations. 2.2. Review and revise the strategy and action plan annually to reflect the advancement in technology…

… the Council to offset its own operational emissions that are unavoidable; c. Further the implementation of sustainability and circular economy in the operations of the Council; d. Enable the Council to influence the land use and operational impact of residents, businesses and organisations to reduce and offset their own emissions; e. Help build…

… will be imbibed in all aspects of the functioning and development of the borough: reducing consumption, minimising waste, switching to renewable forms of energy, switching to active, public and sustainable forms of transport and reducing the need to travel overall, implementing principles of circular economy, buying and consuming local produce, ensuring sustainable and zero carbon new…

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… Council: Becoming carbon neutral as an organisation by 2030 15 Our legacy: Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Efficiency 22 Our waste: Waste and Plastics and the Circular Economy 29 Our air: Improving Air Quality 35 Our nature…

… the overheating. Circular Economy across the borough. Our key target is to be fully prepared for flooding. Our key target is to reduce the amount of waste generated in the borough Our air: Improving Air Quality – We will develop and deliver an ambitious air quality plan that will make a meaningful change to air quality in the borough…

… local authorities to decrease their emissions or set a organisation to run effectively. Procurement will play target for being carbon neutral, local authorities are an important role in developing and promoting a plugged into a dense network of overlapping policy Circular Economy, with a greater emphasis required requirements and frameworks…

Glasgow City Council

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… citizens and communities, and support a sustainable, circular economy to thrive in the city. We recognise that the city council must show leadership on this issue. The city council…

… EMERGENCY a circular economy in its be eliminated by carefully • Alleviating potential raw priorities are therefore included forthcoming Circular Economy designing products and material supply risks by in the fve proposed Climate Route Map, due to be published industrial processes in such a shortening complex supply Emergency…

…. • Spurring innovation of new the extraction and use of products, technologies precious natural resources and The circular economy can have and services, creating new encourages self-suffciency a major impact on economic business opportunities (re- and resilience. This resilient and community resilience…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… ......................................................................................................................................................... 25 Business Travel ........................................................................................................................................ 31 Staff Engagement ..................................................................................................................................... 36 Procurement and Circular Economy

… of carbon dioxide that would produce the equivalent global warming potential. Carbon Footprint A carbon footprint is the sum of all emissions (in CO2e), which were produced by an individual or organisation in a given time frame. Usually a carbon footprint is calculated for the time period of a year. Circular economy A circular economy is based on the principles of designing…

… out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. Looking beyond the current take-make-waste extractive industrial model, a circular economy aims to redefine growth, focusing on positive society-wide benefits. (Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation) Climate Change Climate change…

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

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… 22 4. Initial action plan - 2020-25 29 Circular Economy 30 Energy 31 Natural Environment 33 Transport…

… heating fuels (homes) Page 5 Strategic themes We have structured our strategy around four key themes to focus strategic action on areas we have control over at a local level: Circular economy

Circular Economy refers to more sustainable resource use. Attention will be focused on reducing waste, encouraging material re-use, increasing recycling and supporting less resource intensive lifestyles. Energy 67% of the borough’s emissions…

Stroud District Council

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… Priority 1: A Circular Economy - Thriving now, thriving “To lead a community that is willing and able to make the in the future; Financial prosperity today is no good district a better place by: if we use the resources our children will require tomorrow. We must consider the whole life costs…

… to achieve from this Strategy. Circular economy Protecting the Environment l Support action for the development of a low carbon circular economy l Working with communities to create, protect, enhance and l Reduce resource requirements and make…

… footprint, adapt to the Government intends to preserve the stock changing climate and continue to improve of material resources by minimising waste, recycling rates’ and with its declaration of a ‘Climate promoting resource efficiency and moving Change Emergency’ has also committed to become towards a circular economy and tackling a Carbon Neutral…

East Lothian Council

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… Buildings Outcome 4: A Resource Efficient and Sustainable East Lothian and the route to Zero Waste We will work towards a Zero Waste and Sustainable East Lothian, a place of social equity underpinned by sustainability, promoting the Circular Economy, ensuring the next generation has the resources they need to thrive Key Priority Area 1: Waste Reduction and Recycling Key Priority Area…

… 2: Circular Economy Key Priority Area 3: Reducing Litter and Plastic Waste Outcome 5: A Low Carbon and Sustainable Economy East Lothian will have Scotland’s most sustainable and digitally connected local economy, with thriving, low carbon and sustainable businesses and training opportunities, at the heart of vibrant local communities, contributing towards a sustainable…

… Outcome 4: A Resource Efficient and Sustainable East Lothian and the route to Zero Waste………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 59 Key Priority Area 1: Waste Reduction and Recycling ………………………………………………………. 67 Key Priority Area 2: Circular Economy ……………………………………………………………………………. 70 Key Priority Area 3: Reducing Litter and Plastic Waste ……………………………………………………. 71 Outcome 5: A Low Carbon and Sustainable…

Lewes District Council

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… Biodiversity 2.5.4 Agriculture and food 2.5.5 Reducing Emissions from Waste 2.5.6 Water 2.5.7 Circular economy and community OVESCO…

… of sustainable transport, so some actions may impact on more than one area. We attempt to clarify what we are including £ Environment within each area as we go through. Circular Economy Each section outlines some of the priority…

East Devon District Council

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…. There will be significant cost implications but these are unknown at this stage. Adopt the Circular Economy approach of refuse; reduce; reuse and recycle, whilst continuing…

…. issues in relation to carbon and Support and encourage local purchasing and the development of local supply chains. other greenhouse gas emissions. Promote and encourage new business models focused around the Circular Economy. Build the commitment to sustainable procurement in both the public and private sectors. There will be cost…

… recycling. EDDC CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN 2020 – 2040 (Ten Point Plan v7) MITIGATION Encourage refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and reduction – The Circular Economy. September AH Embed the circular economy in 2019…

Three Rivers District Council

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… are in retreat. The biodiversity objectives will ensure that options to reverse this trend are considered and implemented. The high consumption throw-away society we live in is having devastating impacts on the planet and population. This Strategy will focus on enhancing the circular economy by aiming to increase reuse and recycling thereby minimising waste entering landfill. Water consumption in Hertfordshire…

… Sustainable Design and Construction o Reduce Emissions from Existing Buildings  Enhance and Protect Biodiversity  Reduce Water consumption and pollution  Climate Resilience and Flooding  Reduce Waste and Promote Circular Economy  Increase Sustainable Travel and improve Air Quality…

… https://www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/stateofnature 14 Reduce Waste and Promote Circular Economy Aim: To reduce the amount of waste produced and manage it sustainably through promoting a more circular economy “In 2015, about two-thirds of the material we scratched from the planet slipped through our…

Blaby District Council

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… to a Communities Circular Economy • Zero carbon homes. Ensure the • Minimise waste by applying the waste construction of truly sustainable, lifelong hierarchy in the priority order of: housing with an ambition for all new REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE; with the homes to meet the ‘Passivhaus’ standard goal of eliminating waste…

…. or equivalent, achieving very high levels of energy effciency, incorporating on- • Support the development of a low carbon site renewable energy and using modern circular economy which employs reuse, methods of construction. repair, refurbishment, remanufacturing and recycling to create a close-loop • Support residents…

… effciency and a reduction in pollution intends to preserve the stock of material and waste, securing a clean, productive resources by minimising waste, promoting and biologically diverse sea and ocean and resource effciency and moving towards a protection and improvement of the global circular economy and tackling waste crime. environment. It identifes that one…

Dundee City Council

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…. People are consuming less and sharing more; community Re-Use is integrated with the high street Behaviours have changed and, combined with and recycling rates have exceeded the 70% target. technological innovations, residents are able to The Circular Economy is now part of Dundee with live within a smaller carbon…

… change, but are able to build on their assets improve resource efficiency whilst working and capabilities to help transform and adapt their towards a circular economy. surroundings for the benefit of the whole community, including those most vulnerable. For example, creating a green space in a neighbourhood may provide food esilience: Ensure our communities…

London Borough of Sutton

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… in winter, cool in summer, and well insulated. We will reduce waste and create a circular economy, with options to reuse, repair or re-manufacture the things we buy. We will be able to withstand heat waves, droughts and flooding caused by climate change. Everyone will know and play their role in reducing their impact on the environment. 6 | Sutton’s Environment Strategy…

… emissions. CLEANER AIR Take action to tackle fuel poverty. By March 2022, 48% of journeys in Sutton will be made by walking, cycling or public transport, rising to 63% by 2041. CREATING A Meet the air quality standards as soon as possible. CIRCULAR ECONOMY

…SUTTON’S ENVIRONMENT STRATEGY 2019–2025 & CLIMATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN CONTENTS Foreword - Cllr Manuel Abellan 3 Foreword - Cllr Ben Andrew 5 The Vision 6 Be part of this! 8 Cleaner air 12 A greener borough 16 Achieving net zero carbon 20 Creating a circular

Surrey County Council

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… BUILDINGS AND 33 INFRASTRUCTURE WASTE, RESOURCES 37 AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY LAND USE AND 41 FOOD SYSTEMS INDUSTRY…

Lewes District Council

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… Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy UN Sustainable Development Goals Alignment LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: • Circular economy • Agriculture & Food •S ustainable Transport •C…

… Action Area: LDC Action Area: LDC Action Area: • Energy & the built • Cross-cutting themes •C ross-cutting theme •C ircular Economy & • All action areas and • Circular Economy & environment • Circular economy & •E…

… • Expert Panel • Climate Action Forum • Circular Economy & Community Wealth 13 Climate Change…

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

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… sustainable construction materials. The university offers the world’s only MBA focussed on the circular economy, aiming to use resources and energy more effectively. Geography. The District’s physical geography offers significant potential for the generation of renewable energy, flood alleviation and carbon sequestration measures and community engagement in environmental, biodiversity and local food…

… and an expansion of the associated charging infrastructure, which will cut carbon and improve air quality.  Flood alleviation – on local moorland. Circular economy and sustainability are major themes in key strategies e.g. the Economic Strategy and Housing strategy, alongside key regeneration schemes that focus on brownfield sites and reduce reliance on remote out-of-town locations, private car travel…

… and ensuring that the natural resources needed for life are unimpaired and remain so for future generations.  Achieving a sustainable economy. The Council, with its partners, is committed to growing a dynamic, sustainable, inclusive economy fit for the future. This includes seeking to create a safe, zero waste and circular economy in which our young people can find fulfilling livelihoods and have…

London Borough of Brent

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…, reducing waste and growing increased scale to ensure that positive action can the green and circular economy. The challenge is have the widest possible collective impact. ensuring that there is widespread understanding of How can we overcome this? how all these issues relate to each other. The council will seek to lead by example and will How can we…

…. 11 Key Theme 1 – Consumption, Resources and Waste 3. E nhancing the Low Carbon This is a climate emergency! Circular Economy Distribution…

… them! around 860 businesses in the borough involved in • Buy a water butt – save rain water to use the circular economy. We must aspire to continue to on your plants build this sector and support this economic model…

Surrey County Council

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… with minimum. non-operational phases e.g. construction. Waste, Resources and Circular Economy Rethink our current approach to waste, to create 70% a system centred on circular economy principles Of all local authority that seeks to prioritise the reduction of waste collected waste reused, creation…