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Brighton and Hove City Council

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… 30 Circular Economy 32 Adaptation 34 Carbon offsetting 36 Procurement Phélim Mac Cafferty…

… take all action required to make our city carbon protect and promote our environment, facilitate gender, age, ethnicity, long-term illness or disability, such as environmental engagement and the circular neutral by 2030. behaviour change, support city resilience to the occupation, car ownership and area of the city. economy over…

… • Investigating alternative finance for climate action Oct 2020 Brighton & Hove Youth Climate Assembly • Developing the circular economy especially…

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… High Thriving Green Q1 2022/23 Financial emissions, promote circular economy and reduce emissions through the Economy Services supply chain 25. Reduce carbon impact Ensure an environmental approach…

… but is not limited to: Pre-publication consultation on draft plan and Communities - Encourage circular economy consultation on the draft Local Plan: Q2 2021/22 - Explore going beyond London Plan standards…

… - require whole lifecycle emissions assessment from developers, circular economy statements and contributions to the costs of monitoring energy efficiency in line with the GLA’s ‘be seen’ hierarchy and monitoring guidance. 61. Our streets 62. Changing our…

Oxfordshire County Council

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… towards a circular economy. Protecting the environment is We spend over £500m a year with an important part of schools’ suppliers delivering…

…) Include pass/fail sustainability pre-screening questions We want schools to be able to set and deliver against their own climate action targets, and to act as ambassadors in their communities. We will act to ensure: Apply sustainability, innovation and circular economy principles at the outset…

…. We will create the evidence base to review and re-orientate investment towards Resilience and the Circular Economy the objectives of this strategy through a new approach to the Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy. Moving to a zero-carbon Oxfordshire will also…

Gloucestershire County Council

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… 4, ‘Motion 861 – Climate Change; Covid-19 and lessons learned’, Gloucestershire County Council. Environment Scrutiny Committee (24 November 2020), Item 5, ‘Executive Director's Report: Economy, Environment & Infrastructure, Gloucestershire County Council. Location/Contact As above for inspection…

… of the Local Transport Plan, and receives regular update reports from the Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure. Planned Dates None Divisional All Councillor Officer Colin Chick, Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure 01452 3286320 colin.chick@gloucestershire.gov.uk Purpose of Report To update Cabinet…

…, Economy, Planning and Transport’s call for government to secure more powers and resources for councils to take action on climate change and nature restoration, and to build back better from Covid-19 in their areas. Reasons for When Cabinet endorsed the Gloucestershire Climate Change Strategy in recommendations 2019 it agreed…

Kingston-upon-Hull City Council

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… strategy  Citizens Inquiry: Provide wider civil society input into 2030 target actions  Ensure that climate proofing is undertaken of all major investment in the city to align with the recommendations of the National Infrastructure Commission  Develop Circular Economy strategy for the city 8-V14-FINAL Place Hull is home to 260,000 residents…

… to a rich natural environment that plays a key role in the biodiversity of the wider Humber Estuary and the UK. Hull, like the rest of the UK and the world, is at a cross roads in the journey from a place built on a fossil fuel economy to one built on renewable energy and production circularity. Our city has already chosen its direction through recent inward investment and its 2030 carbon neutral target…

… the most value from it. Develop a circular 15-V14-FINAL economy approach to the design, manufacture and reuse of products and resources so we get the most value from them. Switch to different fuels for processes and where we need to use carbon based fuels and include carbon capture solutions. Hull will have the opportunity to create new products and services…

Milton Keynes

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… to accomplish them. Milton Keynes will strive to be carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon negative by 2050 while creating one of the world’s most truly sustainable economies and models for growth. Our three priorities as outlined in this strategy are: a green energy revolution, to ensure the most efficient and low impact use of our resources, and to create a prosperous circular economy

… resilience to the grid Circular economy Increasing the efficient use of resources to reuse materials, use less water, and ensure the best use of land Low emissions Reducing the level of emissions from transport, industry and agriculture and ensure clear air Priorities for action by 2050…

… use. | Page 5 of 8 Document title Circular economy Milton Keynes Council’s vision to have a sustainable future means we need to rethink the way our economy uses resources. A circular economy is one which seeks to maximise the use we get from our resources by reducing waste from…

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… Council: Becoming carbon neutral as an organisation by 2030 15 Our legacy: Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Efficiency 22 Our waste: Waste and Plastics and the Circular Economy 29 Our air: Improving Air Quality 35 Our nature…

… the overheating. Circular Economy across the borough. Our key target is to be fully prepared for flooding. Our key target is to reduce the amount of waste generated in the borough Our air: Improving Air Quality – We will develop and deliver an ambitious air quality plan that will make a meaningful change to air quality in the borough…

… local authorities to decrease their emissions or set a organisation to run effectively. Procurement will play target for being carbon neutral, local authorities are an important role in developing and promoting a plugged into a dense network of overlapping policy Circular Economy, with a greater emphasis required requirements and frameworks…

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…

…, protect the environment and boost local economies. Issued: 18th October 2021 Version: V.FINAL Report ref: 2006 2 Urban Foresight Executive Summary Recent years have seen an unprecedented increase in the recognition of the global threat posed by climate change and the need for national and local governments, alongside the private sector and local communities…

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…

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…

West Dunbartonshire Council

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…; Assets 14 Housing 15 Waste & Circular Economy 16 Sustainable Travel 17 Sustainable…

…; Water & Assets Circular Economy Interim target by 2030/31 Interim target by 2040/41 reduction…

…. This project was commissioned in to meet our own needs without compromising Impacts, Risk & Adaptation’ theme in this action In a drive towards a low carbon economy, the response to the Climate Emergency, announced the ability of future generations to meet their plan. Scottish Government set world leading Climate…

East Dunbartonshire Council

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… and adoption of circular economy principles across the business community and will lead by example by demonstrating efficiency in its day-to-day operations. These objectives do not always exist in perfect harmony, and it is important to ensure that progress on one front does not compromise progress on others. However, there is generally a strong interdependence between all elements. It was stated earlier…

… disadvantages for the environment, society and the economy. Climate change is a good example of this: Focus on Climate Change Fossil fuels provide us with a valuable energy source but their extraction and use creates environmental, social and economic problems, not just in distant areas but on our own doorstep. Various issues go hand-in-hand with climate change, including: loss of biodiversity…

… is increasing year-on-year. Living beyond the means of the planet is bad for the environment, for the economy and for society; it cannot be sustained. Globally, the impacts of degradation of natural resources can be seen in everything from species loss and extinction, to climate change, pollution, deforestation, desertification and over-fishing. In the UK we are now experiencing the disruptive effects…

Stirling Council

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… and recycling arrangements and public realm litter bins to maximise recycling, better segregate waste streams, and reduce waste sent to landfill. ENABLE resource efficiencies through our Council policies and strategies Council strategies underpinning this objective • Local Development Plan • Circular Economy Plan • Regional…

… Economic Strategy • With support from our partners, we will develop a Circular Economy Plan for the Stirling area in 2021. • Integrate the economic and jobs opportunities from waste reduction, recycling and the circular economy in our Regional Economic Strategy. INSPIRE all to take action • We will work with residents to ensure a smooth…

… Support. • We will work with ZWS in 2021 to develop clear measures of the circular economy. • We will work tirelessly with our partners to drive down the need for unnecessary use of resources and the needless production of wastes. 23 Nature…

Stirling Council

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… • Local Development Plan • Circular Economy Plan • Regional Economic Strategy • With support from our partners, we will develop a Circular Economy Plan for the Stirling area in 2021. • Integrate the economic and jobs opportunities from waste reduction, recycling and the circular economy in our Regional Economic Strategy…

… available from bodies such as Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) Energy Efficiency Business Support. • We will work with ZWS in 2021 to develop clear measures of the circular economy. • We will work tirelessly with our partners to drive down the need for unnecessary use of resources and the needless production of wastes…

… us the opportunity to build back better, to create new jobs and skills, and to preserve the wonderful nature that exists in our area today. A clear vision Stirling leads the just transition to a fossil fuel-free, climate-ready area by 2045. This transition improves our residents’ lives, helps Stirling’s economy to thrive, and improves nature. Delivered through five…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… ......................................................................................................................................................... 25 Business Travel ........................................................................................................................................ 31 Staff Engagement ..................................................................................................................................... 36 Procurement and Circular Economy

… of carbon dioxide that would produce the equivalent global warming potential. Carbon Footprint A carbon footprint is the sum of all emissions (in CO2e), which were produced by an individual or organisation in a given time frame. Usually a carbon footprint is calculated for the time period of a year. Circular economy A circular economy is based on the principles of designing…

… out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. Looking beyond the current take-make-waste extractive industrial model, a circular economy aims to redefine growth, focusing on positive society-wide benefits. (Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation) Climate Change Climate change…

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…

… 58 Priority 3: Sustainable and Affordable Energy Generation and Supply 70 Priority 4: The Green Economy and Planning 83 Priority 5: The Natural Environment and Waste Reduction and Recycling 96 3 Foreword…

… tariffs and the efforts and focus on five priorities: benefits they are entitled to. UK local authority and regional carbon dioxide emissions national statistics: 2005 to 2018 1 8 Figure 2. Solid wall insulation on Neptune House 4. The Green Economy and Planning The strategy document is divided into Deliver on our…

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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… areas, active travel networks, to being a circular economy, recycling 65% of our municipal environmental education and healthy and locally-produced waste by 2035 and reducing the amount of waste we produce. food. 4. Natural environment: To protect, maintain and enhance • Citizens…

Economy Initiatives in a clean transit links and industries walkability in construction and circular market…

… use. • Make sure sustainability is part of your • Explore ways to support innovation • Buy sustainable products procurement policy that will help us transition to a circular • Look at alternatives to purchasing large • Take action to reduce the amount of economy. items…

London Borough of Wandsworth

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… Services disclosure of emissions, promote circular economy and Funding reduce emissions through the supply chain 20. Explore feasibility of increasing deliveries to the council Options investigated and developed…

… 13. Reducing emissions Investigate ways to improve additionality in energy Explore options to enter into power purchase Existing High Thriving Green Q1 2021/22 Property Services from our energy purchasing portfolio, building on the action to continue to agreements for the supply of part or all of the council’s Economy

…. Explore alternative options for purchasing low-carbon gas Continue to explore options for low-carbon gas Existing Enabling Thriving Green Ongoing Property Services purchasing as part of next energy contract from 2024 Economy

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

… What can I do to help? Underpinning this is the need for Brent, and all of Distribution London, to move towards a low carbon, circular A few examples… economy. This would involve a radical shift away from our current linear economy and ‘throwaway…

… • 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…

East Devon District Council

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…. There will be significant cost implications but these are unknown at this stage. Adopt the Circular Economy approach of refuse; reduce; reuse and recycle, whilst continuing…

…. issues in relation to carbon and Support and encourage local purchasing and the development of local supply chains. other greenhouse gas emissions. Promote and encourage new business models focused around the Circular Economy. Build the commitment to sustainable procurement in both the public and private sectors. There will be cost…

… but these are unknown at this stage. Conduct a review of the carbon footprint of materials, products and services we procure to identify March SD This is part of the circular options to reduce carbon emissions from the Council’s supply chain. 2020 economy adoption with an Include specific low carbon alternatives, for example in civil engineering projects (low…

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