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London Borough of Brent

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…. 13 Key Theme 1 – Consumption, Resources and Waste 3. E nhancing the Low Carbon Key elements to a circular economy This is a climate emergency! Circular Economy

… • Take shorter showers to conserve around 860 businesses in the borough involved in water – time them! the circular economy. We will aspire to continue to • Buy a water butt – save rain water to build this sector and support this economic model…

…: ‘Green’ jobs are ultimately considered to be the jobs via Love Food Hate Waste of the future. The council will support the growth of • Creatively re-use products by learning the circular economy, working with both local…

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…

London Borough of Southwark

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… ............................................................. 45 Priority 4 – A Circular Economy with Green Jobs ................................................. 50 Priority 5 – Renewable Energy ............................................................................. 56 Learning and Engaging ............................................................................................ 62 Diverse voices…

… will require all the energy, innovation and resources that we can muster together. Action is needed across all five areas identified in this strategy: greener buildings, active and sustainable travel, thriving natural environment, a circular economy, and renewable energy. This is a positive and exciting vision but also one that requires us all to do things differently. We want to thank all Southwark…

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…

Cornwall Council (Unitary)

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… and to minimise their waste in smart and innovative ways as part of the global move towards a circular economy. The circular economy aims to maintain the value of materials and products for as long as possible, creating new value from products when they reach the end of their life, and reducing negative environmental impacts. Case Study – Boardmasters Festival Boardmasters Festival…

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…

Cambridgeshire County Council

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…) √ – √ MITIGATION: Review disposal and treatment mechanisms for waste to identify solutions and their implementation that reduce carbon emissions, support circular economy Waste management Waste Disposal…

… with the Cambridgeshire Local Authorities on circular economy principles for waste management and economic development. In particular Cambridgeshire's Waste to be managed within County…

…. – √ √ updates Design effective plans and climate change risk / adaptation strategies across all the Council’s statutory and discretionary services. – √ – Apply circular

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

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…

Worthing Borough 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…

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