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Cambridgeshire County Council

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… emissions and waste (Please note: calculation currently unknown for construction materials but likely to be significant) √ – √ MITIGATION: Waste management Waste Disposal Review disposal and treatment mechanisms for waste to identify solutions and their implementation that reduce carbon emissions, support circular economy principles and reduce plastic pollution, in line with the contract…

… / adaptation strategies across all the Council’s statutory and discretionary services. – √ – Apply circular economy principles to our woodland and waste management e.g. using traditional woodland management techniques and the waste generated for local use √ √ √ Identify opportunities on County Council assets to trial new technologies, including electrolysis of hydrogen using solar PV and carbon capture…

… harvesting, to improve biodiversity net gain √ – √ Work with developers to influence waste collection infrastructure and collection options for new developments. √ – – Work with Cambridgeshire District and City councils to develop more sustainable waste management practices. √ – – Work with the Cambridgeshire Local Authorities on circular economy principles for waste management and economic development…

London Borough of Enfield

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… as possible, getting the highest possible value from them whilst in use, and then recovering and regenerating products and materials at the end of their ‘service life’. This is sometimes referred of as the ‘circular economy.’ • Everyone will be encouraged to buy their food locally and to use land locally for growing food. Waste makes up around 2% of the borough wide footprint. Enfield…

Cardiff Council

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… Projects Heat Network Single Use Plastic Position Statement & Action Plan Low Energy Private Housing Retrofit Business travel initiatives Low Carbon/ Circular Economy Procurement Strategy Staff Commute Initiatives Public Sector Partnership working OPC THEME PROJECT TITLE To ensure delivery of the One Planet Cardiff carbon reduction targets, within both the Education and Corporate…

… and to embed circular economy principles where possible Promote opportunities to reduce the carbon impact of staff commute by progressing hybrid working opportunities. Promoting a shift to sustainable forms of travel and considering a Salary Sacrifice scheme for EV Collate total impact of collective carbon reduction strategies in the city and identify opportunities for acceleration through…

… initiative to be addressed following carbon audit results PSB Climate Emergency Board established Development of detailed strategy informed by current pilot schemes Seek cabinet approval of business case 2022/23 Assess impacts of strategy on reducing emissions Circular economy and low carbon training for specifiers. PROJECT DETAILS PROJECT STATUS NEXT STEPS CARBON IMPACT Cardiff Council…

Cornwall Council (Unitary)

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… 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 of Cornwall’s businesses. 11…

Adur District Council

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…. CARBON REDUCTION Our aim is for Adur and Worthing to have reduced its carbon emissions to zero; with homes and businesses using renewable technologies for heating and energy, people choosing active travel and waste now used within a circular economy. What is already happening locally: Adur & Worthing Councils The council has declared a Climate…

… the health and prosperity of all our communities as we address the climate challenge ● 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…

… improvements. ● Educate and empower businesses to look beyond perpetual growth, exploring new economic models, 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…

Westminster City Council

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… deliveries. Support and incentivise organisations to reduce the amount of waste they produce, working in partnership to improve waste reuse and recycling, and maximise circular economy opportunities. Explore opportunities for waste consolidation schemes. Create partnerships between businesses and academics to explore opportunities in the circular economy. Organisations and local waste…

…; however, the priority is always to reduce carbon emissions as much as possible first, before looking to offset any remaining emissions. Circular economy A circular economy designs-out consumer waste and pollution by keeping products and materials in use rather than being thrown away. It involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products…

Worthing Borough Council

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…. CARBON REDUCTION Our aim is for Adur and Worthing to have reduced its carbon emissions to zero; with homes and businesses using renewable technologies for heating and energy, people choosing active travel and waste now used within a circular economy. What is already happening locally: Adur & Worthing Councils The council has declared a Climate…

… the health and prosperity of all our communities as we address the climate challenge ● 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…

… improvements. ● Educate and empower businesses to look beyond perpetual growth, exploring new economic models, 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…

Eden District Council

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…. tins, glass) in all communal kitchens by 2022 Counting number of recycled pieces of IT equipment and recycle the maximum as possible or resale equipment still working (circular economy) Internal Sustainable Increase the emphasis of Sustainability in procurement Introduce sustainability into our next update of the Council’s Procurement Strategy Review Procurement Templates…

… to include sustainability in tenders and contracts New Procurement Strategy adopted by end of 2023 Implement sustainability into procurement strategy by end of 2022 Internal Sustainable Support Initiatives that preserve resources, minimise waste and promote circular economy Continue to work with Cumbria Strategic Waste Partnership Support organisations working with businesses…

… to promote Explore ways to promote waste reduction, low carbon technology and circular economy with businesses in Eden External Sustainable / Creative 4 waste reduction and low carbon technologies. 4.6 Support Support 2021-2023 Objectives Associated Actions Measurement/Target Internal or External Action Corporate Objective Improve the environmental sustainability…

Cherwell District Council

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… and consumption By participating in county-wide partnerships, supporting residents and reviewing our own policies we will: Maximise waste reduction and recycling Target zero growth in waste per person and an increase in the circular economy Work towards assessing whole system carbon impacts in our waste strategy planning and seek to influence national policy. Transport, connectivity and planning Through…

… in the planning system Develop cross-Oxfordshire engagement on the role of ‘circular economy’ Work with partners to launch a tree planting opportunity tool for Oxfordshire and develop funding models to support investment in increasing tree cover Introduce biodiversity net gain targets into planning policy Work in partnership to delivery the Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy Work towards whole…

Wirral Council

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… resource use more widely, to encourage the transition to a less wasteful ‘circular economy’ make use of cleaner renewable energy to meet our energy needs promote a wider shift to non-fossil fuel clean energy sources manage at least 30% of land in Wirral for the benefit of wildlife by 2030 (in line with Government commitments) ensure a 20% ‘net gain’ in biodiversity across all council land increase…

…. Supporting the transition to a ‘circular economy’, designing out waste and environmental damage promote connections and the uptake of innovations in the economy to help eliminate waste and improve environmental performance, working with Wirral Chamber of Commerce and local businesses encourage re-use and recycling, working with Merseyside Recycling and Waste Disposal Authority to eliminate waste…

Herefordshire Council

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… a strategic review of the council’s waste management service. The review will inform future policy development by providing findings and recommendations to the cabinet member for contracts and assets, the wider executive and the waste management team1. The government’s Resource and Waste Strategy 20182 encourages a move towards a more sustainable circular economy, protecting natural resources…

… in Scope 3 emissions, however our move to a more circular economy will help reduce use of natural resources and reduce county-wide carbon emissions overall. Committment to become carbon neutral by 2030 Strategic review of the council’s waste management service 1https://councillors.herefordshire.gov.uk/ieIssueDetails.aspx?IId=50034892&Opt=3 2https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/resources…

Ryedale District Council

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…-2019 Collaboration with LEP Low Carbon Economy work, including 'circular economy' projects specific to Malton, in partnership with community. Ryedale Community Transport feasibility study into potential EV service Malton / Norton Town bus service underway. 10-Sep-2019 3f Knowledge Sharing Share information, knowledge and project implementation arising from this review…

… will preserve the stock of material resources through minimising waste, promoting resource efficiency and moving towards a circular economy. It includes consultation and new legislation and targets over the implementation period to 2050, on sustainable production, consumer choice, waste management and crime, food waste, leadership, research and monitoring. 23-Apr-2020 Actions to date…

Westminster City Council

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…) Strategy and Action Plan and consider the feasibility of local distribution hubs for home deliveries across Westminster which utilise low-carbon last-mile deliveries. Support and incentivise organisations to reduce the amount of waste they produce, working in partnership to improve waste reuse and recycling, and maximise circular economy opportunities. Explore opportunities for waste…

… consolidation schemes. Create partnerships between businesses and academics to explore opportunities in the circular economy. Organisations and local waste management companies work together to reduce the carbon impact of their waste collection services. Extend waste collection consolidation activity such as The Crown Estate’s Regent Street programme. Buildings and energy Westminster has a lower…

Leicestershire County Council

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… Supported Engage with LLEP in the development and delivery of the Local Recovery Strategy Both Economic Team Environment Team, Growth Unit, LCityC Apr-20 Mar-24 N2, O2 Identify opportunities to support a low carbon circular economy through the delivery and procurement of council goods and services Both Procurement All Depts Apr-20 Mar-24 N1 Identify key partners and available mechanisms…

… for advancing opportunities that support a low carbon circular economy and support sustainable development and growth Both Env Team Economic Development, LLEP Apr-20 Mar-22 N2, O2 Embed carbon and environmental aspects into Lutterworth East Development Both Growth Unit Property, Env Team, Consultants, Developers Apr-20 Mar-24 A2, B2, C3, D3, D4, F4, G4, H2, J2, K2, L2, N2, O2 Deliver Shire…

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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… stream mapping and sharing networking of waste streams for circular economy Energy Innovation Zones - Collective working in a specific area to enable smart local energy systems. Especially relevant for expected growth at UK Central Hub. Explore opportunities for ground mounted solar PV installations on Council land and explore Power Purchase Agreements with private landowners. K e…

Mansfield District Council

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… and address the challenges that climate change brings. The strategy identifies seven strategic priorities and ambitions (referred to as themes) for responding to climate change in Mansfield, as shown below: Figure 1: Themes Business and economy Energy generation Waste and circular economy Travel and transport To support and influence the transition to a green growth economy through…

… Theme 4: Waste and Circular Economy Priority: To enable and encourage innovative approaches to reduce waste and increase reuse, recycle and repair rates. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions caused by the production of the goods and services which Mansfield’s residents and businesses consume and by the management of the waste we produce requires a comprehensive approach. We need to adapt…

… and reduce our current consumption patterns, particularly our consumption of carbon-intensive products and activities and to re-use and repair items we already have rather than replace them. The council will work with the government and other relevant partners to actively drive a reduction in the waste generated and promote a circular economy approach across all parts of society - from household…

Ashford Borough Council

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… cleaner air, warmer homes and increased opportunities for outdoor leisure and recreation; reversing the decline of habitats and species and protecting the natural environment; reducing adverse weather events; creating a circular economy to eliminate waste and ensure the safe use of natural resources. The Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) ‘Principles for a Green Recovery’, adopted as part of our…

… Encourage businesses to utilise schemes and advice to transition to lower carbon economy Promote local low carbon schemes for business such as LoCase and STEM Carbon footprint of businesses lowers and more ‘green’ industries locate in the borough and a low carbon circular economy develops Workforce is skilled in green technology 1. Number of businesses receiving LoCase and STEM grants 2…

… should be looking to minimise the use of energy and water, reduce waste, promote the circular economy and use renewable energy and sustainable materials where possible. It also means that investment doesn’t lock in carbon emissions in the future. 2. Employees and residents are supported to protect and enhance their wellbeing through a cleaner environment and more access to rich and varied nature…

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

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…: The Council’s carbon emissions are managed and reduced. EB5 Embed sustainable, low-carbon and circular economy criteria into the design and delivery of new Council buildings and refurbishments. Capital Programmes Lead #/%Reduction in Energy consumption in Council buildings. #/%Reductions in carbon emissions from Council buildings. #Contracts awarded which contain a Climate Change measure…

… development will be minimised and a low carbon economy will be encouraged through the planning system. Resource Management Our goal is to become a zero-waste District, where all waste is minimised, recycled or repaired as part of a circular economy. No Action Lead Performance measure Outcome(s) RM1 Reduce consumption of single-use plastics in the District and on the Council estate. Head of Waste…

… by your organisation, waste disposal which is not owned or controlled, or purchased materials. Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) are vehicles that are reported to emit less than 75g of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the tailpipe for every kilometre travelled. In practice, the term typically refers to battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. Zero waste / circular

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