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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

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… and the circular economy 53.Decomposing food waste emits methane, which is a significant greenhouse gas, and even recycling has carbon emissions implications through the necessary transport and processing activities. Kingston is a member of the South London Waste Partnership, which aims to minimise the amount of waste that is sent to landfill, and to manage household waste in a way that is more sustainable…

… disposal is to an Energy from Waste Facility rather than directly to incineration or landfill, and food waste processing is a renewable energy generating process. 55.The amount of waste sent to landfill or energy recovery reduced by 3% last year - representing around 900 tonnes - and residents recycled and composted 1,200 tonnes more than the year before, at 49.4% of household waste in 2019/20…

… summarises the ways in which the Council is currently reducing carbon and delivering sustainability, and the next steps the Council will take to respond to this declaration. 4. Kingston Council cannot tackle the climate emergency alone. To significantly decrease the borough’s carbon footprint, such as by reducing waste, increasing recycling rates, reducing unnecessary motor vehicle use…

… that contribute to the delivery of a lower carbon, sustainable borough: i. Sustainable transport and travel ii. Air quality iii. Energy efficiency in homes and workspaces iv. Generating and harnessing energy v. Biodiversity and green spaces vi. Waste management, recycling and the circular economy B. The Council has established a cross-directorate working group to lead on the response…

… conservation projects in our green spaces, with 9,000 hours volunteered in 2018/19 e. Encouraging our residents to get involved in watering trees and planting activities in parks and open spaces Key linked strategies a. Reimagining Kingston’s Town Centre (2019) b. Green Spaces Strategy (2016-2021) c. Core Strategy (2012) / New Local Plan (in development) Waste Management, recycling…

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