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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 Islington

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… such as leisure centres and schools. or zero carbon sources. • We’ve also been working on delivering • The planning system only allows fossil- a healthy, safer and more accessible fuel free buildings to be built. transport environment, highlighted in our new transport strategy. Accomplishing this • Circular economy principles…

Glasgow City Council

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… produced a report, with input reverse biodiversity decline recovery from the Covid-19 and habitats, supporting a from expert and independent and build a more climate crisis. sustainable, circular economy

… ambitions for a economy restorative by concerns over access to raw impacts through localising wellbeing economy, enabling A part of the climate of the Climate Emergency circular economy in its recently intention and regenerative by materials and rising waste economies with communities the required infrastructural, emergency working…

… group Working Group in this area approved and adopted its design. In a circular Glasgow, disposal costs. Allied to these and creating and retaining economic and cultural recommendations, ambitious and will continue to support innovative Circular Economy waste will be eliminated by concerns are also the enormous wealth…

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…

Angus Council

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… action should not be restricted to working within established concepts for business and governance and should take on board best practice from emerging sectors. Key examples of this relate to Circular Economy principles. This involves approaches to keeping existing products and materials in circulation for as long as possible…

…, extracting the maximum value from them. The circular economy is one where businesses and consumers work together to make things last and get as much value from our products and resources as possible. 28 Place Climate action delivered in and for Angus should: • Be joined-up and integrated – Integrated thinking should…

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…

Crawley Borough Council

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… 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 4.1. Prioritise minimising resource use, reducing waste creation including reduction in water use – avoiding unnecessary products, especially disposables and packaging 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 7 regenerating natural systems. We need to embed these principles into our everyday operation and decision making. 5. Procurement Core Principles: 5.1. Minimise carbon emissions throughout…

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…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… organisation’s area of responsibility or interest. Themes included public health, greenspaces, and adaptation. The importance of sustainable tourism and the circular economy was also highlighted, and third/public sector partners commented on the need to ensure commitment from the private sector is in place. Many city partners noted actions where their activities could…

…; 4.6.3 Improved visibility of adaptation, greenspaces, biodiversity, food growing and the circular economy, and sustainable tourism; 4.6.4 Strengthened narrative on citizen empowerment and engagement and a greater focus on the role and importance of young people; 4.6.5 A new principle to act on the city’s global footprint (scope 3 emissions); and 4.6.6…

… a collective programme of Reducing our global footprint: We collaborations for change will create a more circular economy, investment in retrofitting the city’s public supporting action to reduce emissions • deliver high-quality low carbon buildings. that occur in other…

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…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… .............................................................................................................................................. 39 Staff engagement ........................................................................................................................................... 46 Procurement and circular economy ................................................................................................................... 49 Investment plan…

East Ayrshire Council

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… and repair, whilst increasing the percentage of our waste that is recycled and diverted from landfill, as we work towards the creation of a circular economy. 50. The introduction of the recycling trolley here in East Ayrshire places us at the forefront of Scottish Councils in actively promoting recycling. This new system makes it as easy as possible for our residents to recycle and has…

… and there is currently no local energy from waste solution. The Council is currently working with other Council’s in a similar position to find a cost effective alternative to landfill and ensure compliance with the ban. The Circular Economy - Promoting re-use 53. Four-fifths of Scotland’s carbon footprint comes from products and materials. The production, consumption and waste…

… of these products and materials are heating the earth at an alarming rate. To address this issue it is recognised that we need to increase that pace of change and promote the circular economy in Scotland. A circular economy is one in which products, services and systems are designed to maximise their value and minimise waste. Products last longer when they are reused, repaired…

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…

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