Municipality of Tecalitlan
Mexico

Population: 16847
Area of jurisdiction: 1326 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

Clean Air Campaign
An awareness and activities handbill campaign that seeks to prevent residential, agricultural and forest fires that are unhealthy, bother neighbors and pollute the environment. The goal is to encourage the public to compost and take advantage of organic kitchen, branch, leaf and grass wastes, transforming refuse into plant fertilizer and avoiding both air pollution and the planet’s environmental degradation. Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Forest Fire Prevention, Alert, Combat and Control Activities Program
The plan’s general objective is to establish an organization, protocols, institutional responsibilities and required resources to prevent, control and put out all manner of forest fires that occur in the 2010-2012 period. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Electronic Waste Recycling
The electronic wastes recycling marathon seeks to recuperate metals with monetary value and its noteworthy benefits include CO2 emissions reductions via plastic, glass, ferrous and non-ferrous materials recycling as well as their diversion from the local garbage dump. There will also be a reduction to the environmental problem that emerges from electronic waste mishandling (uncontrolled burning, toxic lixiviates, soil/water pollution). Participating Organizations: the Jalisco State College of Scientific and Technological Studies, Ecovía A.C. Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Municipal Integrated Solid Urban Waste Management Program
The Integrated Solid Urban Waste Management Plan (PMPGIRSU) features a basic diagnostic, guidelines, goals and actions to be implemented on the part of the Tecalitlán Solid Urban Waste Management Municipal System as well as for environmentally sustainable waste management on the part of different societal sectors, particularly local industrial, business and service establishments. Participating Organizations: Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Guzmán Modulo Tecalitlán, Sistema Intermunicipal de Manejo de Residuos Sur Sureste. Start year 2010
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Local Reforestation Program
The municipal reforestation plan is applied annually through citywide greenspace rescue featuring participation from area elementary schools. Participating Organizations: the Carolina Alegría, Wenceslao de la Mora, María Trinidad Guevara Álvares, Adolfo López Mateos and Lázaro Cárdenas elementary schools. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Municipal Drought Program
The program goal is reduced water consumption through water-use best practices and a service schedule for the entire local area sectioned by community residents and manufacturers as well as ejido indigenous communities, organizations and small landowners within the Tecalitlán municipal area. The plan is to be applied in times of water scarcity Start year 2012
Sector Water Resources
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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