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Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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… of high quality zero carbon homes, sustainable buildings and public places that are resilient to the risks of flooding, extreme heat and cold. A borough that actively encourages walking and cycling as the main mode of transport, local food growing, minimising food waste and promoting clean renewable sources of energy. A borough that is focussed on the education and sustainable growth of our young…

… in meeting and maintaining all thresholds for key air pollutants at the earliest date. 3. Sustainable consumption and production: To put us on a path to being a circular economy, recycling 65% of our municipal waste by 2035 and reducing the amount of waste we produce. 4. Natural environment: To protect, maintain and enhance our natural environment for all our benefit, taking steps to implement…

…) 25 Greenhouse Gas Source Lifetime in the atmosphere (per molecule) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Primary GHG that mainly comes from burning organic materials such as fossil fuels: coal, oil, gas, wood and solid waste Dependent on many systems therefore between 5 – 200 years Methane (CH4) Mainly released from landfills, natural gas and petroleum industries and agriculture – most specifically…

… • 70% of land is greenspaces, parks and countryside • Total tree cover in the area is approximately 18% • The target of tree cover for the borough is set at 23% by 2030 Waste • 52.8% recycled waste between 2019/20 • 0.5% of waste sent to landfill • The target of zero waste is set for 2030 Table 5: Summary of the current performance of environmental variables in Wigan Borough, alongside…


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