Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
Mexico

Population: 819661
Area of jurisdiction: 452.37 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 55% by 2020 (2010) 2% by 2015 (2010)
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 ( 2010 ):  2,915,429 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2010

Mitigation actions

Efficient Waste Management though Decomposing
In waste management, the government of Semarang City seeks to reduce the amount of waste by applying composting technology for fresh waste. Implemented by a private company, Narpati Agung Karya, this project is designed to treat up to 350 tons waste per day. The project will change the conventional way of waste management which previously fresh waste was open-dumped in landfill area, left decay anaerobically, and releasing emission in the process. Start year 2011
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Efficient Light Management System
Emission from parks and streets lighting is projected will be around 48,000 tons CO2e by 2020. In order to urge efficiency, the government replaces 30% of park &street lighting with LED lights. In the previous demonstration, the government cooperated with a private company, OSRAM. The demonstration showed 33% reduced emission. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Green Procurement on Government Goods
The government of Semarang City realized the importance of ensuring the application of green procurement in purchasing all government goods. The criterias in procurement indicators are added with efficiency in energy use, hazardous material contained, recycled material contained, and some other criterias. The composition of energy used in government office buildings is on average: 40% for air conditioner, 20% for working utilities, 10% for lighting, and 10% for others. The goal is to cut the emission from air conditioner by 30% (9,000 tons CO2e) from total emission from the total emission from air conditioners which is 90,000 CO2e, by replacing 90% air conditioners unit with the more efficient ones. Start year 2011
Sector Other Emissions
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Trans Semarang
The Government of Semarang started the BRT initiative back in 2009 as the effort to encourage the use of public mass transportation. Currently, there are already 2 corridors served, while the city government targets 6 corridors in total, expected in 2020. By that time, the government plans to have 2400 buses operating which is projected to be able to accommodate the needs of society, and pushing them to switch from using private vehicles and smaller public transportation (angkot). To achieve this goal, the city government also tries to discourage the use of provate vehicles by applying parking fee, 3 in 1 area, and Car Free Day program on Sundays. The government seeks to reduced 48,000 tons CO2e from the projected total emission from this sector 1,802,000 tons CO2e. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Implementation of a Municipal Housing Program
It is proposed to regulate the use of solar heaters in companies, businesses and developments habitancionales through incorporation into the Code of Regulations of the Municipality, with this initiative, Toluca is emerging as a model of sustainable urban development nationwide. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Forest fire control
The program covered forest fire control in 2013 77 fires which 48 occurred in Sierra Morelos Park and 29 in the Nevado de Toluca. Start year 2013
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Municipal Strengthening Environmental Management System in Municipal Government offices
The Municipal Environmental Management System, is to achieve sustainable resource savings in the facilities of the municipal public administration, with the finality to prevent, minimize and reduce the generation of non-dangerous solid waste, energy and water for a healthy environment and better quality life. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Program capture rainwater in educational facilities
Build tecnique ecological within the municipality of Toluca help improve the quality of life for residents in order to promote sustainable development of the same. It helps people become more awareness and actions for the environment. Start year 2011
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Use of renewable energy in the lighting in the Main Park and the municipality Jadines
In 2009 the city of Toluca, installed the first demonstration model of a Solar-Wind Hybrid System in the municipality for power generation in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido. The system has a wind turbine (turbine), which moves with the wind blades and generates electricity that is transmitted via a copper conductor cable to a terminal light. The system also has four solar panels (PV) that capture solar energy, making lighting. This is currently used for the lighting of the four shelters. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Modernization of Municipal Public Lighting Systems
It consists in replacing obsolete luminaires LED (Light-Emitting Diode) lamps in the downtown area, delegations, parks and gardens. The main objectives are saving energy and reducing the emission of greenhouse gases. In recent years it has taken the first steps to having an efficient public lighting, which is reflected in the energy consumption, economic and technical reduction. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Regulatory Program Brick Kiln
Technological alternatives for the treatment and control of air pollutants from various sources fixed, mobile and area in order to improve the environmental performance of transport companies, thus, saving on electricity consumption and fuel, and the reduction of harmful toxic emissions into the atmosphere, mainly focused on brick kilns and pottery workshops. Start year 2013
Sector Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Regulatory Program Collection Services home
The program seeks to make operating constantly to ensure that private engaged in garbage collection have environmental permits, do the activity with units in good conditions, tested and comply with the purpose authorized places. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Environmental Regulation Programme industries, businesses and services
The program aims to monitor the citizens of the city of Toluca, as well as owners and legal representatives of industrial, commercial and services, comply with applicable environmental standards in the development of their activities for the conservation of the ecological balance. Start year 2013
Sector Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Promotion of ecotourism development in the Ecological Park Ejido Cacalomacán
This project promote for the sustainable use of natural resources through alternative activities with low environmental impact representing an income for landowners, under this is promoted the development of nature tourism in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido, through Rehabilitation and Expansion of Infrastructure. Start year 2009
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Strengthening the Protected Areas of the Municipality of Toluca
Strengthening and integrating Municipal System of Protected Natural Areas (PNA) through the development of Conservation and Management Programs ANP category four federal and state levels. Notably Toluca, is the only entity at the federal level have all PCyM protected areas located in the municipal territory. Result of PCyM and progress was made in the "Protected Natural Areas Toluca: nature, culture and tradition." Start year 2009
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Strengthening the Sustainable Mobility
Promotes the construction of cycle raod or infraestructure of non-motorized transport, as well as the implementation of traffic regulations that promote the use of bicycle. The principal objective is generate a permanent conection of cycle road web in the municipality of Toluca, in where are contemplated 8 cycle roads that totaling 40 kilometers located in the northeast of the municipality. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Recovery Program, management, soil conservation and water harvesting in forest areas of the municipality
This project is considered integral because not only refers to the actions of restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems, also prevents the sustainable use of natural resources, through alternative activities with low environmental impact that represent an income to the owners of the earth. For example, nature tourism in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido. Start year 2009
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Program Integrated Solid Waste Management
In the Municipality of Toluca is estimated that solid waste generation per capita is 800 grams /day, which translates into an average of 600 tons per day of solid waste is not hazardous household. In order to enhance the separation of recyclable materials and thus reduce the volume of waste deposited in landfills, the Agency for Municipal Solid Waste campaign promotes "Cada quien su bote" program focusing on separate collection of organic waste, inorganic and health. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Boosted by the "Municipal Environmental Management System" (SIMMA) (more efficient energy use in municipal offices)
  Start year 2009
Sector Buildings
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Regulation of household waste collection vehicles
  Start year 2009
Sector Waste
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Attention to citizen complaints arising from breach of the Regulations on Environmental Issues.
  Start year 2009
Sector Other Emissions
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Register of Waste generators Special Handling and / or solid waste and / or emissions to the atmosphere and / or service provider for the handling, transportation and disposal of non-hazardous waste.
  Start year 2000
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Opinion of approval for the opening of establishments that may generate pollutants during operation
  Start year 2000
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Type Regulatory
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions

Green Belt - Mangrove Reforestation
The main aim of this program is to recover the coastal line back to its original point in 1996, which was 1.6 kms from the current line. In the other hand, this program also provide an alternate livelyhood for the people living around the mangrove area for the rich benefits of mangrove itself (as alternative food, firewood, etc). For the marine life, mangrove also helps to recover the habitat for the milkfishes and shrimps, which also offer another economic benefits for the local people. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Flood Early Warning System
"Having 21 rivers, Semarang has a great potential of floods whenever heavy rains occurs. This program aims build a disaster-ready society through making review and planning on an early-warning system, coordination with the are where the water comes, as well as evacuation and shelter system. The program works beyond the installation of automatic level rain monitor, but also river level monitor. The society is taught on how to read the tools and teach it to their surroundings. They are also being taught on how the response when the flood occurs, including how to evacuate their belongings." Start year 2009
Sector Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Rain Water Harvesting
The program aims to address drought issue as well as reducing the water run-off from the upstream to downstream. The main initial working area includes reviewing and develop planing for rain water harvesting permanent facility and building 10 pilot facilities in the city. Currently the project has been replicated into the installment of such system at 62 households. Start year 2010
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Dredging of rivers and canals, maintaining vaults, dyke reinforcement, and additional
The municipality of Toluca identify and cordon off the area at risk, warning and withdrawing to a safe place for people who are at risk to a refuge, request a report from the magnitude and epicenter of the event, perform the search and location of victims to determine technical and special rescue team. Having security lines, will withdraw from the risk area to the area of care of injured and dead bodies respectively, identify human and material needs for the development of various tasks, considering the community as well as operational centers implementing collection in the case of the population. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Recovery, preservation and increase of green areas to microclimate regulation
In the municipality of Toluca, urban dynamics caused determinants impacts on microclimate, the hydrometeorological regime, and stability of ecosystems; violating the quality of life of its inhabitants, so that the establishment of urban green areas, constitute essential elements across a network of interactions between the town and the natural environment, not only fulfill such functions recreational, cultural, sporting and leisure psychological; also contribute to carbon sequestration, something that helps to mitigate the effect of climate change, oxygen production, sound insulation and temperature regulation, and home to diverse flora and fauna. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Upgrade of municipal risk atlas
The involvement of the social and private sectors in developing formal programs inclusive of self-risk assessment and accident rate, in order to enrich the Municipal Risk Atlas and catalog of means and resources. Induce collegial monitoring and evaluation of the phenomena permanently recorded as May disturbing degree of risk. Systematically updating actions governing the social act in the event of disruptive phenomena. Fostering a culture of self-protection to ensure citizen participation linked to the development of tools and resources for imparting information. simulation training and settlement services. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Set limits to the urban growth
In the Municipality of Toluca sits a population of 819.561 inhabitants spread over an area of 420.14 km2. This densely populated places it as the fourth most populated Municipality State of Mexico. Unfortunately, the exponential growth of the population led to a deterioration in ecosystems and environmental services and hence on the quality of life of the population, thus setting limits of the urban area, especially the Protected Natural Areas located within the municipality, as well as risk areas and agricultural land use, lake and forest is vital. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Disruption of services of electricity, gas and sealing of water tanks
In relation to damage recommending the temporary suspension systems will secure the participation of personnel for the evaluation and diagnosis of the state to observe these, remain the responsibility of the Municipality studies and corresponding checks. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Arousal process implementation hydrometeorological/flood/hailstorms/snowfall/extreme winds and dusts/cold fronts/rains
The municipality of Toluca identify and cordon off the area at risk, warning and withdrawing to a safe place for people who are at risk to a refuge, request a report from the magnitude and epicenter of the event, perform the search and location of victims to determine technical and special rescue team. Having security lines, will withdraw from the risk area to the area of care of injured and dead bodies respectively, identify human and material needs for the development of various tasks, considering the community as well as operational centers implementing collection in the case of the population. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Permanent monitoring colonies and delegations for risk reduction and hazardous areas
Fire Management and Civil Protection, performs constant monitoring, electronic media and its weather station on prevailing weather conditions and forecasts, issuing to the Direction of Public Security and Governance for the newsletter, so the same is issued seismological report , based on information from the National Seismological Service, for the case of agents already identified in the Municipal Risk Atlas. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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