Map Ammarit Municipality
Thailand

Population: 3713
Area of jurisdiction: 8 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 5% by 2020 (2012) 10% by 2020 (2012)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 5% by 2020 (2012) 10% by 2020 (2012)
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: 5% by 2022 (2012) 10% by 2022 (2012)
Renewable energy target: 5% by 2016 10% by 2016
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 ):  5,360 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Mangrove Reforestation Project to Commemorate His Majesty the King's 87nd Birthday Anniversary
Municipal office located nearby the Aw Tungmaha conserved Forest. This mangrove forest has been deforest and invase by shrimp farm businesses. Municipal has coorperated with other local authorities, including Pakklong manicipal and mangrove forest conservation center to reforestation. The project began operation in last August; students and volunteers participate in mangrove planting event. The municipality is committed to the restoration of mangrove areas to absorb the greenhouse gases or carbon sink. Start year 2014
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Solar Cell Project
The housing of the employees of the municipal no have electricity. Municipalities have tried to install Solar panel. To support municipalities to promote low carbon city. And to create equality in access to energy. And training staff in the installation, repair and maintenance of solar panels in case they would need to expand the area of clean energy is released to the community in the future. Start year 2014
Sector Facilities
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Biogas production in slaughter house Project
Slaughterhouse waste has a very high BoD. Municipal has process to improve anaerobic wastewater treatment system to work more efficiently by installing of biogas fermentation of slaughterhouse wastewater treatment system. This project can transform wastewater to energy. The biogas from the fermentation of waste were use as renewable fuel instead of firewood and LPG. This project not only reduce energy bill and water pollution, but also reduce carbondioxide emissions. Start year 2014
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Edible Lanscaping and Urban Agriculture
In order to encourage people to use organic fertilizer rather than chemical, municipal had created this project to test the quality of organic waste fertilizer under the title of "Edible landscaping" by growing vegetable along the entrance of municipal office for 250m. Moreover, municipal also have plan to encourage people and all municipal related organizations to do small organic garden and exchange the product among the comminity. This can not only reduce the expense but also reduce the distance of food transportation which lead to reduce of carbondioxide emission. Start year 2014
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Organic waste disposal with concrete block Project
As of the experience from visiting Lempakbea Royal projects, Phetchaburi province, there are organic waste disposal system by using organic waste including vegetable scraps, fruit scraps to make fertilizer in concrete block, municipality has adapted the project to proceed. The separated organic waste such as vegetables, fruits, collected from homes and markets have been brougth to ferment in concrete tanks which municipal has built. From the project, municipal enables to reduce the amount of waste, and the fertilizer was used to grow vegetables. Start year 2014
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Energy saving in Municipal Office Building
After carbon footprint of municipal office had been assessed, municipal realized that electricity use in the office release big amount of carbondioxide. All staffs brainstrome for the solution and have come up with the measure for saving energy. The result from 6 month of the project shows that municipal office has reduced electricity use about 6.62 mWh and these reduce about 3.71 tons of carbondioxide emission. Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions