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East Dunbartonshire Council

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… to reduce risk and increase resilience to the anticipated future effects of climate change. Prioritisation of action will be based on contexts where service users are most vulnerable and contexts where there is a direct link to existing organisational priorities, including biodiversity action planning, health promotion and flood risk management. Zero Waste: Reducing Material Use and Waste Generation

… in terms of the area of biologically productive land and water required to produce the goods consumed and to assimilate the wastes generated; in other words, it is a measure of human demand on the earth’s ecosystems. More simply, it is the amount of the environment necessary to produce the goods and services necessary to support a particular lifestyle. 11Whitefield Pond, Lennoxtown 12 Why…

… The environment is adversely affected when materials are extracted and returned at the end of their lives; our patterns of material use and waste generation often exceed the capacity of natural cycles to accommodate them, causing habitat loss, threats to biodiversity, pollution, and waste of valuable and finite resources. The Council will stimulate a reduction in the amount of materials being used…

waste (with the exception of occupiers of domestic properties) to take all reasonable measures to apply the waste hierarchy and take all reasonable steps to ensure waste is managed in a way that promotes high quality recycling. The Waste Hierarchy is set out in Article 4(1) of the Waste Directive. 18 Social Maximising Opportunities to Promote Health and Wellbeing Reducing health…

… of others. While the complexity and dynamic nature of these connections makes it impossible to exhaustively describe them, various examples can be provided: • Reducing material use and waste generation contributes to carbon reduction because material resource efficiency involves energy efficiency, and because diverting organic materials away from landfill avoids methane being produced during…


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