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London Borough of Islington

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… certified renewable or zero carbon sources. • The planning system only allows fossil- fuel free buildings to be built. • Circular economy principles are embedded in local businesses and supply chains are sustainable. • Tree cover is maximised and local biodiversity protected. • Any outstanding emissions are offset through carbon sequestration and other methods. 15 Figure 4. Energy advisor…

Scarborough Borough Council

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…. Corporate  Procurement  2021/22  and ongoing 3.4.3  Ensure circular economy and sustainability principles are included in pre‐tender market engagement. Corporate  Procurement  2021/22  and ongoing 3.4.4  Ensure local suppliers are engaged and encouraged to tender for suitable projects. Corporate  Procurement  2021/22  and ongoing 3.4.5  Eliminate single use plastic in the Council wherever…

…. Economic Development  and Regeneration  2022/23 4.3.6  Encourage community tree planting schemes in local communities.  Economic Development  and Regeneration  Ongoing 4.3.7  Test the efficacy of low/no‐peat compost for  Council plantings. Parks  2021/22                                                       4.4 Develop a strong green and circular economy that builds upon…

… must thus work collaboratively with educational and  business partners, such as the Skills Village, to ensure our workers and business leaders of the  coming years have the skills they need. Our growing local economy must also be embedded in circular economy principles, where one organisation’s waste becomes another’s key resource. The Council can play a key role here in  encouraging greater…

West Dunbartonshire Council

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… 24 Energy & Water & Assets 24 Housing 25 Waste & Circular Economy 25 Sustainable Travel 26 Sustainable Procurement 26 Biodiversity, Greenspace & Landscape 26 Climate Impacts, Risks & Adaptation 27 Schools & Education 27 Health & Communities 27 APPENDIX 1 23 Carbon Footprint & Organisational Boundary APPENDIX 2 Energy, Water…

… infrastructure 3. Strengthening energy networks; 4. Improving Infrastructure for walking, cycling and remote working; and 5. Moving towards a circular economy. The report also highlighted key opportunities to support the UK’s workforce with behaviour change and innovation, including reskilling and training programmes; reinforcing climate positive behaviours, and research and innovation into low carbon…

… Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019’ = Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 = Scotland’s Zero Waste Plan 2010 = Making Things Last - A Circular Economy Strategy for Scotland = The Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020 = Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 = Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies: Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2015 = ‘Climate Change (Emissions…

Blaby District Council

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… and supporting transport policy that promotes cycling and other healthy and sustainable travel options. CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY 2020 - 2030 4 Waste and Resources – Moving to a Circular Economy • Minimise waste by applying the waste hierarchy in the priority order of: REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE; with the goal of eliminating waste…

…. • Support the development of a low carbon circular economy which employs reuse, repair, refurbishment, remanufacturing and recycling to create a close-loop system. Minimising the use of resource inputs and the creation of waste, pollution and carbon emissions. • Reduce our resource requirements and make more sustainable use of the resources consumed. • Address emerging resource security…

… intends to preserve the stock of material resources by minimising waste, promoting resource effciency and moving towards a circular economy and tackling waste crime. It is also their blueprint for eliminating avoidable plastic waste. STATE OF NATURE REPORT 2019 – this report pools the best available data on the UK’s biodiversity, with a focus on the trends in species as the key evidence of how…

Chesterfield Borough Council

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… strategies for both domestic and commercial streams, as well as working to reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as we can. To improve waste handling in the borough, we will: 25. Develop a sustainable trade waste policy and work with our contractor to develop a trade waste service that promotes the circular economy. 26. Develop a sustainable household waste policy and work with our contractor…

… to develop a trade waste service that promotes the circular economy. 27. Support and promote a community sharing and reuse scheme. 28. Help create a sustainable waste management guide and education material with local schools that promotes the circular economy. Engagement and education 14 Climate Change Action Plan | Chesterfield Borough Council To take effective action we need…

Tandridge District Council

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…. Waste, Resources and Circular Economy  Work with other government authorities and businesses to strengthen producer responsibility and practical, innovative and effective methods guidance for consumers to reduce waste generated, particularly food.  Use education and best practice sharing to drive significant behaviour change within the District and the adoption of more sustainable…

… rates to drive more rapid adoption of energy efficiency upgrades and sustainable practices Housing, Planning, Buildings & Infrastructure - Reduce carbon emissions in District. - Support behaviour change. 3 Sep 2022 Audit recycling sites and ability for residents to recycle the ‘unrecyclables’ in the District Waste, Resources and Circular Economy - Reduce carbon emissions…

… collection and processing Waste, Resources and Circular Economy - Reduce carbon emissions in District. 2 Mar 2022 Support the Surrey Air Alliance with their action plan Transport & Air Quality - Support behaviour change. - Improve District's air quality. 2 Ongoing Scope installation of renewable energy generators in the District (e.g. battery storage, wind, solar…

Lewes District Council

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… within the climate change and sustainability action plan will help deliver the goals but we have not yet gone through a process of detailed analysis. The table on the following page provides examples of how our 2030 net zero action areas (and their respective goals) align to the SDGs. UN Sustainable Development Goals Alignment 13 LDC Action Area: • Circular economy & Community…

… Wealth LDC Action Area: • Energy & the built environment LDC Action Area: • All action areas and cross-cutting themes LDC Action Area: • Agriculture & Food LDC Action Area: • Cross-cutting themes • Circular economy & Community Wealth LDC Action Area: • Biodiversity • Water LDC Action Area: • Sustainable Transport & Air Quality • Biodiversity LDC Action Area…

…: • Cross-cutting theme • Energy & the built environment LDC Action Area: • Biodiversity LDC Action Area: • Cross cutting theme and part of the green, post covid recovery LDC Action Area: • Circular Economy & Community Wealth • Energy & the built environment LDC Action Area: • Circular Economy & Community Wealth LDC Action Area: • Not specifically mentioned LDC…

London Borough of Redbridge

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… with developers to ensure the highest standards for domestic and non-domestic buildings are achieved. We will need to consider a circular economy, a whole life carbon approach and ensure renewable heat energy sources are considered from the start. For non-residential properties this means considering BREEAM Excellent standards, which would place our developments in the top 10% of UK new non-domestic…

… that enable tenants to access green electricity. Mar-24 Ensure developments are built to a high energy standard and consider the climate agenda. Continue to request offset payments from developers and implement a Carbon Offset Fund through S.106. Ongoing Continue to ensure new council residential developments incorporate the provision of solar panels. Jun-21 Request Circular Economy statements, whole…

… in the New London Plan. Jun-21 Incorporate “Be seen” monitoring into planning conditions and/or S106 agreements to understand and monitor actual operational energy performance. Jun-21 Incorporate circular economy statements reporting into planning conditions and/or S106 agreements. Jun-21 Incorporate and monitor whole life-cycle carbon assessments (WLCA) reporting into planning conditions…

Dundee City Council

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… across Dundee, Perth and Angus. People are consuming less and sharing more; community Re-Use is integrated with the high street and recycling rates have exceeded the 70% target. The Circular Economy is now part of Dundee with businesses widely sharing resources and knowledge. Single use plastics are no longer produced and packaging is minimal. Deposit Return Schemes have helped to close…

… walking, cycling and public transport and deploy sustainable alternatives to decarbonise transport. Waste: Manage waste sustainably by reducing, reusing, recycling and recovering waste to improve resource efficiency whilst working towards a circular economy. Resilience: Ensure our communities, green networks and infrastructure are adaptable to a changing climate and reduce the risks…

East Lothian Council

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…://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/meetings/meeting/16707/members_library_service through the supply chain and sub-contractors. The Policy was developed with input and feedback from Zero Waste Scotland through their capacity building mentoring programme undertaken by ProCirc, which supports public bodies to embed circular procurement and deliver circular economy and sustainable outcomes, with an emphasis…

… Waste Scotland through their capacity building mentoring programme undertaken by ProCirc, which supports public bodies to embed circular procurement and deliver circular economy and sustainable outcomes, with an emphasis on proactively supporting green recovery and delivering local benefits. It is now the intention to bring forward for approval guidance documents, specifically Sustainable…

Surrey County Council

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… energy to Surrey’s buildings and reduced embodied carbon – the GHG emissions associated with non-operational phases e.g. construction. Waste, Resources and Circular Economy Rethink our current approach to waste, to create a system centred on circular economy principles that seeks to prioritise the reduction of waste creation, encouraging innovative approaches to waste reutilisation…

East Devon District Council

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… vehicles. Purchasing, Supply and Consumption • Enable people to make sustainable purchasing choices; • Support and encourage local purchasing and the development of local supply chains; • Promote and encourage new business models focused around the ‘circular economy’; • Develop standards and the commitment to sustainable procurement in both the public and private sectors…

… greenhouse gases is made in order to compensate for emissions made elsewhere. Carbon offsets are measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent (CO2e). One tonne of carbon offset represents the reduction of one tonne of carbon dioxide or its equivalent in other greenhouse gases. We will explore the opportunities to offset using our land and assets. We have agreed to embrace the circular economy

…, which is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. As well as creating new opportunities for growth, a more circular economy will: https://en.wikipedia.org…

City of London

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… their biodiversity and resilience value Align our financial investment portfolio with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change Embed circular economy principles into our capital projects and reduce carbon intensity by using life cycle carbon and cost assessment techniques and design specifications Accelerate the move to net zero carbon and energy efficient tenanted buildings, working closely…

… renewable energy strategy Use our planning role to influence others to embed carbon analysis and circular economy principles in capital projects Advocate the importance of green spaces and urban greening as natural carbon sinks, and their contribution to biodiversity and overall wellbeing Support organisations in the Square Mile to build circular, low- carbon and resilient supply chains Provide…

… action on air pollution in London Reduce pollution and increase the resilience of the Square Mile Reduce air pollution through implementing our ambitious air quality and transport strategies Embrace circular economy principles across our strategies and work Work with our creative and educational sector partners to deliver sustainable initiatives Enhance greening and biodiversity across our…

Leicestershire County Council

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…; and M. Demonstrate and promote environmental good practice to show community leadership. Local Economy N. Support action for the development of a low carbon circular economy; and O. Support action for sustainable development and growth. Our Objectives The objectives support and expand upon the aims set out previously, and have been set by: i. Considering the environmental impacts of our…

… * compared to 2016-17 baseline levels To support our climate emergency declaration commitments and the government targets, we commit to: Aims Internal Objectives External Objectives Local Economy N. Support action for the development of a low carbon circular economy N1. Minimise the impact on the environment of the Council’s procurement and delivery of goods and services, including through…

… the reduced use of raw materials and fossil fuels, the increased use of renewable energy and the deployment of smarter and more efficient processes. N2. Work with partners and businesses to increase awareness of the need to take action on climate change, to measure and reduce the environmental impact of economic growth and to support affirmative carbon reduction and circular economy practices…

London Borough of Merton

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… ownership of public green spaces and have an improved sense of wellbeing. Green Economy Merton will have a thriving green and circular economy, with businesses providing accessible low carbon services and offering sustainable, local and healthy products. Individuals and companies will consider the environmental impacts of what they buy and sell due to increased environmental awareness…

… will have a thriving green and circular economy, with businesses providing accessible low carbon services and offering sustainable, local and healthy products. Individuals and companies will consider the environmental impact of what they buy and sell due to increased climate awareness. People will re-use, repair and share products, avoiding unnecessary packaging and single-use plastics, so very little…

… 10 11 12 13 14 By 2023, the Council will consider mechanisms to help address the skills gap in the low carbon economy in Merton. Priority areas will likely include skills required to deliver domestic retrofit at scale and repair skills to promote the circular economy. The Council will support commercial and community efforts to promote a low carbon economy through local…

Three Rivers District Council

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… Local Impacts Page 11-12 Three Rivers District Council Climate Emergency and Sustainability Strategy Page 14-27 Enable And Engage Page 14 Energy Page 15 Sustainable Design And Construction Page 16 Efficiency of Existing Buildings Page 17 Sustainable Travel And Air Quality Page 19 Waste And A Circular Economy Page 20 Biodiversity Page 22 Water And Flooding Page 25 Adaptation…

… their green spaces for wildlife. To address the devastating impacts of overconsumption, the Strategy promotes the development of a circular economy; increasing reuse and recycling in the District to minimise waste entering landfill. Furthermore, the Strategy encourages sustainable food production and consumption, and the re-distribution of excess food through local food- sharing networks. Water…

… to the recurring criticism that some of the language and terminology used in the Strategy was not accessible, the Strategy was edited to include a ‘Glossary of Key Terms’ in the Supplementary Document where specialist terms such as ‘decentralised energy’ and ‘circular economy’ are fully-defined. 4 Background - Why We Need This Strategy The scientific evidence that climate change…

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

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… infrastructure. Ongoing Participation Health T6.6 Ensure circular use of materials in highway maintenance, widen the use of sustainable materials, and explore carbon capture technology. Ongoing Adaptation Circular economy T6.7 Introduce smart lighting to manage energy use and reduce the impact on biodiversity. 2026 Biodiversity T6.8 Enable green corridors within and alongside highways…

…; Noise pollution Theme 2: Circular economy Objectives: 1. Increase the sharing, reuse and repair of consumer goods. 2. Substantially reduce the amount we throw away, and recycle more of our remaining waste. 3. Enable the circular economy as a field of high-quality employment. Actions Ref Action When Wider benefits C2.1 Develop and promote schemes and resources…

… campaigns, projects and prototypes to increase recycling rates for target materials, resident groups, and locations. - 2026 Cost savings; Environment health C2.5 Seek to bring in fossil-free collection as part of the Council’s waste collection contracts . 2027 Operational savings; Air quality; C2.6 Support and promote circular economy businesses and employment programmes…

North Ayrshire Council

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… through circular economy approaches. North Ayrshire contains several intensive businesses, with cost of energy also playing a key consideration here. In February 2021, the Council agreed plans for a £500,000 Green Jobs Fund. This innovative Fund has been set up to support economic recovery and tackle climate change as part of the Council’s Green New Deal. The Fund will support the creation…

… of local fair and green jobs whilst supporting businesses in becoming ‘greener’ through reducing carbon emissions and developing new innovative processes and technologies. This will support businesses and community organisations to adopt new innovative practices and models including circular economy approaches and renewable energy, reduce business energy costs, upskill and reskill business…

… of carbon fuels within Hunterston means it is at a crossroads in its transition from an energy hub with a significant environmental footprint to a UK centre for clean energy production, supporting clean/blue/circular economy uses and the development of a net zero industrial location. The UK Government recognises the strategic importance of Hunterston and £18m has been secured through Ayrshire…

North West Leicestershire District Council

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… once viable electric options are available. The Council could play a significant role in enabling electrification of the district as a whole by developing a strategy to roll out charging points for all users of electric vehicles. NWLDC Zero Carbon Roadmap Executive Summary 12 Waste: Towards a circular economy In 2017 NWLDC achieved a recycling rate…

… a number of initiatives to support this aim. Beyond 2025 the district will need to focus on moving beyond recycling to reduce total volumes through zero waste supply chains and encouraging development of a circular economy. Proposed new targets 2020 Permanent food waste recycling across the district. 2022 50% recycling rate 2023 Introduce food waste recycling…

… energy The creation of a Carbon Offset Fund A clear infrastructure vision for the electrification of transport Clear and precise requirements on waste, recycling and more generally the circular economy A new vision for the role National Forest towards Net Zero Carbon …

Crawley Borough Council

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… and consider durability, longevity and sharing economy. Ensure systems conserve water, noting that water supply and disposal demand significant energy. 4.2. Adopt circular economy principles and follow the waste hierarchy of resource Reduction and Reuse before Recycling, including use of waste water – despite some mainstream recognition of the three ‘R’s, the focus still tends to be on recycling…

… and disposal. A circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and Core Principles: 3.1. Reduce total mileage travelled 3.2. Necessary travel/transport will be by low carbon modes, always prioritising active and shared travel 3.3. Rationalise and decarbonise tools and machinery Core Principles: 4.1. Prioritise…

… minimising resource use, reducing waste creation including reduction in water use 4.2. Apply the circular economy approach and follow the waste hierarchy of resource reduction and reuse before recycling, including use of waste water 8 regenerating natural systems. We need to embed these principles into our everyday operation and decision making. 5. Procurement 5.1. Minimise…

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