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East Devon District Council

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… 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; • Increase recycling rates; • Reduce waste by supporting the re-use and repair of products and materials. Education…

… 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: 17…

North Ayrshire Council

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… within North Ayrshire in ways promote a more circular North Ayrshire economy. consistent with a green economy. However, we are The Scottish Government are developing also investigating a new economic model: ‘The proposals for a new Scottish Energy Efficiency Circular Economy’. The current Scottish economy Programme (SEEP) which is designed to provide is largely based…

… on the standard linear model of: new funding programmes to tackle both domestic take, make, consume/dispose. and non-domestic energy efficiency. This is likely to A circular economy replaces this with: re-use, provide new opportunities for local businesses to repair, recycle, recover. access support and leverage other forms of The aim…

… of a circular economy is therefore to reduce investment to deliver improved energy efficiency. pressure on our natural resources, increase the value of existing resources, encourage job opportunities and financial growth, and reduce negative impacts on the environment. Achievements through ESCCS1 2014-17 The Team North Ayrshire approach to account managing our local businesses helps to attract…

London Borough of Merton

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…: Emissions associated with food, clothing and textiles, construction, electronics, aviation and the manufacture Merton will have a thriving green and circular economy, with businesses providing of private vehicles are likely to have…

… Covid-19, the Council and repair skills to promote to recycle and reduce and organisations will the circular economy. waste. support actions which Businesses and organisations should encourage…

… By 2023, the Council change. In 2019, a local young resident launched The Council will support will promote a green the ‘SwopItUp’ initiative, a programme run by commercial and and circular economy in teenagers…

Hampshire County Council

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… and Resilience Waste and Circular Economy To drive, enable and deliver a reduction in waste Strategic Priorities and increased reuse, repair, and recycling rates whilst developing and implementing low carbon solutions Emissions Resilience to waste collection and disposal. • Disposal • Resilient waste…

… systems The priority for Waste will be to work with government and • Waste prevention partners to actively drive a reduction the waste generated • Reuse and promote a circular economy approach across all parts • Recycling of society from household waste to commercial. This will • Closed landfill be delivered through increased producer and consumer responsibility and through behaviour insights…

…, education, technology, and innovation. Hampshire-wide Emissions and Resilience Waste and Circular Economy Supporting Policies/Strategies • Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan • Assessment of Need for Waste Management Facilities in Hampshire: Landfill and Surcharging Report • Hampshire Joint Municipal Waste Strategy Hampshire-wide Emissions and Resilience Natural Environment To protect…

Hertsmere Borough Council

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…  implementing principles of circular economy,  buying and consuming local produce,  ensuring sustainable and zero carbon new developments with compensatory improvements to greenbelts,  protecting and enhancing greenbelts, open spaces and biodiversity, and  building climate change resilience. The Council will lead the implementation of this strategy by example. It will implement…

… the actions and measures that will:  Enable the Council to reduce its own emissions leading up to net-zero emissions by 2050;  Enable the Council to offset its own operational emissions that are unavoidable;  Further the implementation of sustainability and circular economy in the operations of the Council;  Enable the Council to influence the land use…

…. Action Points Identified In order to implement circular economy principles and to minimise emissions from waste, the following measure may be taken:  Policy: Implement separate food waste collections for households by 2023  Policy: Ban/restrict the disposal of organic waste to landfills via residual waste collection or on its own  Action: Identify sites for sewage…

West Dunbartonshire Council

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… change. The UN Climate Change 5. Moving towards a circular economy. process is central to that collective action and the Council must support the rapid global response The report also highlighted key opportunities required to tackle climate change on all fronts. to support the UK’s workforce with behaviour change…

… = Scotland’s Zero Waste Plan 2010 Waste & Circular = Making Things Last - A Circular Economy Strategy for Scotland…

… 23 Cross-cutting Policy 24 Inspiring change 24 Energy & Water & Assets 24 Housing 25 Waste & Circular

Cornwall Council (Unitary)

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…, that demonstrates how contributing to the circular economy and environmental growth is both good for profitability and reputation of Cornwall’s businesses. 10 The Green Infrastructure for Growth project, also known as Making Space for Nature, has delivered visually beautiful biodiversity and accessibility enhancements to open spaces across Cornish towns. Two major flood prevention…

Wirral Council

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… The way the economy presently operates Wirral Council, ‘The Loop’ reduction ‘The Loop: has been characterised as a ‘linear Merseyside governance in indirect Wirral’ circular economy’ in which natural resources are Recycling and and business emissions economy taken, transformed, used…

… and/or materials ‘looping back’ through the system. The transition to a circular economy will require many changes - legal, financial, technical and cultural - along…

… of such activities and technologies ‘The Loop: Wirral’ circular economy programme will be developed to promote and accelerate circular practices and provide incubator space to nurture businesses developing…

Adur District Council

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… ● Develop a coalition of businesses who share sustainability values and ambitions, support them in the delivery and sharing of advice and projects, exploring the potential for a circular economy. ● Lobby and apply for strategic funding through the Local Economic Partnership to support companies and organisations which enable sustainable economic growth and build…

…, such as circular economies and degrowth. ● Build and promote local entrepreneurs who deliver bespoke and unique businesses and services, encouraging local economic activity through local loyalty schemes or currencies. ● Use the coronavirus crisis to support a green recovery, helping businesses to align their practices and services in ways which grow economic activity without…

… levels of recycling for sector wastes and promoting the circular economy. What Needs to Happen Next: ● Implement/promote green and food waste collections, enable community composting schemes and continue to increase the amount of waste which can be recycled by widely promoting what can and cannot be recycled to homes and businesses. ● Support…

Cherwell District Council

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…-town development. Maximise waste reduction and recycling Target zero growth in waste per person and an increase in the circular economy Natural Carbon Management Work towards assessing whole system carbon impacts in our waste…

… on Work in partnership to delivery the Joint the role of ‘circular economy’ Municipal Waste Management Strategy Waste and Work towards whole system carbon impacts consumption in our waste strategy planning and seek…

North West Leicestershire District Council

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…: Towards a circular economy In 2017 NWLDC achieved a recycling rate of 45.7%. Beyond 2025 the district will need to focus on moving beyond recycling to reduce total volumes through zero Waste will increasingly need to be considered as a high-value waste supply chains…

… and encouraging development of resource, where waste volumes are diminished and high re- a circular economy. use and recycling rates are the norm. Recycling should result in useful non-polluting inputs or re-purposed high-quality Proposed new targets materials. 2020 Permanent food…

London Borough of Redbridge

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…/. 15 14 The HRA housing portfolio is equivalent to roughly 4422 households and does not consider those households where the tenants own the leasehold. 16 17 18 15 A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use…

East Lothian Council

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… reduction and recycling 2: Circular economy 3: Reducing litter and plastic waste TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE…