Looking Forward to a Low Carbon Future; Case Studies

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Looking Forward to a Low Carbon Future; Case Studies


Many local authorities are tightening their belts in these challenging economic times and Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) is looking at new ways of working and aspires to expand its influence in the North West's green economy.

Adapting MWDA's focus Chief Executive, Carl Beer is heading up a Strategic Review of the Authority's remit: "We are aiming to adapt MWDA's focus and expertise on sustainable waste and resources management supporting the Liverpool City Region objective of developing a low carbon economy. We can contribute in a whole host of ways including climate change mitigation and adaptation, decoupling environmental impacts from economic growth, increasing renewable energy supplies, reducing waste sent to landfill, creating jobs and business opportunities.

Beyond recycling "The traditional role of waste authorities has changed. It's not enough to simply dispose of waste responsibly. We've got to use our expertise to help change the way all Merseysiders use energy and we've got to start to look at waste for what it is - embedded energy. We've also got to look beyond recycling and get people to think about what they consume in the first place."

Cutting waste can make all the difference to Merseyside businesses and residents feeling the pinch. The Authority is committed to helping the whole of Merseyside reap the financial and environmental benefits of cutting carbon emissions and starting to think about waste as a resource.

Providing advice and practical help MWDA recognises that the public can often be bombarded with 'green' messages but the same cannot be said for business and industry. Moves by central government and local agencies mean more co-ordinated and practical sources of help and advice are now available.

CUT FOOD, CUT CARBON, SAVE MONEY Food waste is a real problem. …

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