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Newark and Sherwood District Council

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management protocol following the simple waste hierarchy of ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ should continue to be implemented and a new target set beyond the Council’s current strategy (2006-2020). Indicative reductions from improved waste management Current waste practice Total waste to incineration – 499 tonnes Emissions produced – 10.6 tCO2e If a 20% reduction was applied to landfill waste Total waste

…. Opportunities to reduce the emissions associated with both these activities largely evolves around reducing the total journeys and mileage being completed by Council employees. The Covid-19 pandemic has started to change working patterns and reduce commuting, through increased remote working. Employee travel can be reduced through: Waste Management The waste generated by the Council’s buildings was 499…

… not owned or controlled by the reporting entity, electricity-related activities (e.g. Transmission & Distribution losses) not covered in Scope 2, outsourced activities, waste disposal, etc. GHG Protocol – Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions (source GHG Protocol) Newark and Sherwood District Council Carbon Footprint Image source:…

… actionable changes. This includes1: • Energy consumption in the Council-operated buildings; • Fuel consumption in the Council’s fleet; • Disposal and treatment of waste generated by the Council (including water) The Carbon Trust measured the Council’s footprint from these emission sources, and for the financial year 2018/19 was 2,165 tCO2e. It is the Council’s intention to reduce these emissions…

… contributor to the Council’s expected emissions reduction. Pathway to target Key points in the pathway include: 2020 / 2021 – LED rollout and Solar panel installation 2022 to 2029 – Transition fleet to electric vehicles, waste management improvements 2029 / 2030 – Heat pump installation The two highest impact projects – fleet electrification and installation of a GSHP at Newark Sports and Fitness…


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