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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…

South Holland District Council

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… Scope 1 Direct Emissions from sources directly Natural gas, fleet • Don’t waste anything - working toward a circular economy Emissions owned or controlled by the • Consider wider opportunities - working in partnership to share funding, reporting body experience and networks and prevent…

… Consumers have a large power of influence and businesses are set to see • Achieve a future-proofed energy distribution network without constraints increasing pressure to meet the challenges and opportunities of moving towards which supports new connections and storage initiatives circular economy - reducing waste and protecting natural resources. • Support…

… chains and fosters the building of a circular economy Business • Support and advise local businesses on understanding their current carbon footprint and identifying routes to decarbonise their operations…

Eden District Council

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… of IT equipment and recycle the maximum as possible or resale equipment still working (circular economy) Increase the emphasis of Introduce sustainability into our New Procurement Strategy adopted…

… in tenders and contracts Support Initiatives that Continue to work with Cumbria Explore ways to promote waste External Sustainable preserve resources, Strategic Waste Partnership reduction, low carbon technology and / Creative minimise waste and circular economy with businesses in promote circular

… energy, greening development, community resilience, circular economy, etc. Establish communication Engage with the wider public Continue to engage with Parishes Internal Sustainable, campaign to inform over possible and desirable through the Greening Campaign to Healthy…

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…

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

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… better recycling and develop our waste service to reduce carbon. But we will also encourage sharing, reuse and repair for our residents too. We aim to reduce the carbon impact of waste management using circular economy principles. Since the declaration we have: ● Started recycling the material collected from our road sweeping machines ● Introduced a booking system and fair use policy…

… The Sixth Carbon Budget, which describes the path to net zero for the UK. The recommended pathway requires a 78% reduction in UK emissions between 1990 and 2035 through four steps: ● people and businesses to adopt low-carbon solutions (i.e. new cars and vans, boiler replacements in homes, buildings to be low-carbon, waste reduction and circular economy, renewable electricity or hydrogen…

…, integrating the following areas: air quality; green infrastructure; climate change mitigation and energy; waste; adapting to climate change; ambient noise; and, low carbon circular economy. A set of strategies and initiatives have been developed in order to address the causes of climate change and ensure London can adapt to a changing climate. These include: Accelerate delivery of a cleaner, greener London…

East Lothian Council

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… 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. Zero Waste Scotland intend highlighting East Lothian Council’s Sustainable Procurement Policy…

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

Forest of Dean District Council

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… zero target, covering a range of topics such as how people travel, heat and use energy in their homes, what they eat and buy, energy generations and carbon storage. Recommendations included investing in public transport and active travel infrastructure, supporting the switch to electric vehicles, investment and support for retrofit, measures to encourage a circular economy and less meat consumption…

… by paying for resources such as fuel, food and materials generated elsewhere, to a localised, circular economy with job creation and community wealth building potential. Opportunities will include the creation of new investment, training and employment in businesses servicing new local carbon industries and approaches such as whole-house retrofit of energy efficiency and demand reduction measures…

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

Cornwall Council (Unitary)

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… efficiency projects; providing important foundational demonstration projects for the delivery of Cornwall’s Environmental Growth Strategy (2015-2065). Projects delivered through a variety of partnership programmes including the Tevi Project, that demonstrates how contributing to the circular economy and environmental growth is both good for profitability and reputation…

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…

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