Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
Costa Rica

Population: 123616
Area of jurisdiction: 48 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Environmental Education Program
The program’s objective is to develop a training process on climate change and existing alternatives for canton-wide CO2 emissions reductions, aimed at community members, instructors, students, local officials, businesspeople and farmers. Participating Organizations The Universidad Nacional, the Heredia Public Services Company, CYMA-GTZ, Ciudades Limpias and GTZ Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status  
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Community Cleanup
The cleanup project is designed to improve quality-of-life for the people of San Rafael via formal and informal environmental education projects that sensitize and train citizens to retain and separate recyclable, reusable, and co-processable solid wastes for the collection center and to help keep the canton clean. Start year 2001
Sector Waste
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
File  
Municipal Solid Waste Management Plan (PMGRS) - CYMA-GTZ
  Start year 2008
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
File  
Reforestation and Restoration Project
The project’s goal is to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions management and capture in San Rafael de Heredia by means of reforestation and restoration in the canton’s high-risk and degraded areas. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
File  
Municipal and Canton Transportation Regularization and Efficiency Project
The project’s goal is to propose alternatives to reduce emissions in San Rafael de Heredia municipal and canton transportation. Start year 2008
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
File  
San Rafael Central District Organic Waste Management Project
The center’s goal is to establish an experimental organic waste management pilot project for the San Rafael de Heredia Central District, to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
File  
Collection Center Creation
A collection center was created to receive solid, recyclable, reusable and co-processable wastes. Start year 2001
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
File  

Adaptation actions