Municipality of Betim
Brazil

Population: 378089
Area of jurisdiction: 347 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 ( 2012 ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Reestruturação da Coleta Seletiva
  Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Programa de Educação Ambiental em Movimento
The Municipal Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development in Betim, through its Division of Development and Environmental Education, developed the project "Environmental Education in Motion". This activity consists of different activities such as workshops, lectures, and courses covering topics such as waste management, courses, nature trails, workshops, lectures, among others. The Environmental Education Movement is intended for different audiences: high school students, teachers, other public officials, academics, business and community, aiming to promote the change of habits through awareness raising and training on environmental issues, encouraging society to adopt sustainable practices in its relationship with the environment. Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Estudo para Ampliação e Integração das Ciclovias e Implantação de Bicicletários e Paraciclos no Município de Betim
The city of Betim has 30 km of bike lanes already in place. The City is building two sanitary avenues with bike lanes in order to enlarge them and is developing, in partnership with ICLEI and UNHABITAT, preliminary studies for a project of integration and expansion of bike paths that interconnect various regional city, plus the installation of bike racks and public paraciclos and encourage private. Start year 2014
Sector  
Type Assessment/Research
Status Looking for Funding
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Construção de 3 Avenidas Sanitárias com Ciclovias.
  Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Plano Municipal de Resíduos Sólidos
The Municipality of Betim has always been a national reference when it comes to solid waste management. The pioneer implementation of the Landfill still licensed in 1996, and the implementation of selective collection, are realities in our county for nearly two decades. The continuity of our environmental policies, coupled with the need for universal access to basic sanitation services, promoted the implementation of municipal solid waste plan. Order to maintain this positive reference, planning appears as fundamental for the implementation of measures necessary for the socio-environmental sustainability in our county number, and Municipal Solid Waste Policy is an indispensable component in this framework. Start year 2010
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Type Regulatory
Status  
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Hortas Comunitárias
  Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Centro de Referência em Energias Renováveis
  Start year 2005
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Programa de Energias Renováveis
  Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Implantação de Aquecedores Solares em Conjuntos Habitacionais de Baixa Renda.
  Start year 2007
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Construção de Galpão de Triagem de Resíduos Sólidos
  Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Instalação e Implantação da Usina de Reciclagem de Entulho
Betim engages in environmental protection and sustainable development. Its major challenge to develop public policies that promote the development of the site development. Among other measures, is in implementation of Sustainable Waste Management of Civil Construction and Bulky Waste process. Acquired a recycling plant for construction waste and sorting area, which is in the bidding stage to implementation and operation. Improvement projects of Receipt of Small Volumes of Waste and Bulky Waste Civil Construction Units are running. Promotes environmental education in and around areas that have problems with incorrect disposal of such waste Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Uso do Etanol e Manutenção Preventiva em Veículos da Prefeitura de Betim
  Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Programa Agenda Ambiental na Administração Pública - A3P.
The Municipality of Betim, as a major consumer of goods and services and natural resources, and aware of their environmental responsibility, will deploy through the Municipal Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development and its Division of Development and Environmental Education, the Environmental Agenda in Public Administration-A3P. Founded in 2001 by the Ministry of Environment, with whom the city has partnered the A3P proposes actions aimed at: the rational use of natural resources and public goods, the proper management of waste generated, the quality of life in the workplace, sensitization and training of servers and the application of sustainable procurement. With that hopes to reduce the social and environmental impacts, generating savings of public resources, conserve the environment and put our city on track for sustainable development. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status  
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Compras Públicas Sustentáveis
  Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
File  
Monitoring Campain of GHG Emissions from Motor Vehicles in the City
Monitoring campain of GHG Emissions from Motor Vehicles in the City Start year 2013
Sector Transport
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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Solid Waste Sorting Plant
Solid Waste Sorting Plant Start year 2013
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Renewable Energy Reference Centre (CRER)
Renewable Energy Reference Centre (CRER) Start year 2005
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes
Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes Start year  
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Use of Ethanol and Preventive Maintenance of Vehicles in the Municipality of Betim
Use of Ethanol and Preventive Maintenance of Vehicles in the Municipality of Betim Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Public Procurement Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Installation of HVAC system in administration building
Installation of HVAC system in administration building. Start year 2013
Sector Buildings
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Environmental Agenda in the Public Administration
Environmental Agenda in the Public Administration Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Solar Water Heaters for Low income Housing complexes
Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes Start year 2007
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Recycling Debris Plant
Recycling Debris Plant Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Restructuring Selective Waste Collection
Restructuring Selective Waste Collection Start year 2013
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Upgrade of the City Public Lighting
Exchange of the City Public Lighting Start year 2007
Sector Facilities
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions

Climatização do Centro Administrativo da Cidade de Betim.
  Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos
The Food Acquisition Program (PAA) promotes access to food to people facing food insecurity and promote social and economic inclusion in the field by strengthening family agriculture. According to the UN, family farming and indigenous peoples are key to climate change adaptation. Think of the family farming not only as producer but also as a protective food agrobiodiversity. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Criação de 5 parques ecológicos.
  Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status  
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Programa Cuide do Verde
The Cuide do Verde Program is a partnership between government, the private sector and the community at large, aiming to make the implementation and especially the maintenance of parks, squares, gardens, medians of boulevards and other green areas public city. Any person or entity can adopt an area. The citizen who adopts has the benefits of gardening and the promotion of citizenship, with all its benefits to the community. The adopter can now get the benefits of positive environmental marketing, in addition to improving the environment. With this, the public spaces are better care, better preserved, with more entertainment options, and the spread of the idea that the environment is everyone's responsibility occurs. Start year 2007
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Programa Uma Vida Uma Árvore
The Uma Vida, Uma Árvore Program is a partnership between the city of Betim and Globo Minas. The City plant a tree seedling for every child born in the county and registered on page www.umavidaumaarvore.org and encourages the family to take care of the tree and track your growth along with the child, inspired by the idea of associating the moment festive birth to the duty to expand wooded areas and environmental awareness with a view to preserving the environment and improving the health of the population. All families of enrolled children receive a digital certificate in Internet address informado.Yet were over 25000 seedlings planted trees. Start year 2009
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
File  
Troca de Iluminação Pública do Município
  Start year 2007
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Plano de Arborização Urbana do Município de Betim
  Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Construction of 5 ecologial parks
Construction of 5 ecologial parks Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Construction of Sanitary Avenues
Construction of Sanitary Avenues Start year 2006
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Program Moving Education
Program Moving Education Start year 2006
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Program Adopt the Green
Program Adopt the Green Start year 2007
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Program One Life One Tree
Program One Life One Tree Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Afforestation Plan of the City of Betim
Afforestation Plan of the City of Betim Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
File download