City of Santa Rosa
Philippines

Population: 284670
Area of jurisdiction: 55 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: 30% by 2020 (2010) 20% by 2020 (2010)
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a % by 2020 (2010)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2010 ):  2,419 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Charcoal Briquetting Project
The Charcoal Briquetting Project involves the processing of coconut husks and water haycinth as the raw materials. Processing of these wastes reduces the volume of wastes that will disposed to the sanitary landfill. About 300 kg of charcoal briquettes were produced daily. The equipment were donated by Toyota Autoparts Philippines as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility Porgrams. However, the emission reduction has not yet been estimated. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Centarlized Composting Facility
The centralized compositing facility of the city government has 4 bioreactors with a capacity of 1 to 3 metric tons per day. The biodegredables are processed into compost for enhancing the soil for urban agriculture. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Project Clean Always
Project Clean ALWAYS (Air, Land, Water are Yours to Save) One City, One Solution isan Environmental Program of the City government with different components such as the BASURANIHAN (Waste Diversion Project), No to Plastic (regulated banning of Plastics and total and total ban for styrofoam). This program encourages all stakeholders from the households, indutries and commercial establishments to particpate. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Low Carbon Community
The City Government will construct a medium rise low cost housing for informal settlers along the riverbank and local government employees. The proposed low cost housing project covers a total land area of 22,147 square meters with 113 buildings. The building is a 2 storey medium rise with a total 452 units. Each unit has four units with a floor area of 28 sq.m./unit. The project will utilize a vacuum sewer technology instead of the traditional individual septic tank. The Urban Nexus concept was initegrated during the planning stage. Components on Urban agriculture, solid waste management and waste to energy (wastewater) are integrated in this project. The intended outcome of this project is to pilot a self-sustaining community. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Looking for Funding
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Urban Greening
The City of Santa Rosa is loacted in the downstream area of the Sta. Rosa Sub-watershed. It has no forest cover. Only government areas and open spaces of private developers are subject for greening. The goals of the urban greening is to reduce the heat island effect in the City, reduce soil erosion and flooding and increase Carbon sequestration in the area. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Conversion of street lights to solar lights
There are 51 streetlights of which the electricity bills are subsidized by the City Government. GHG emission calculated from the 2010 base year Entity Level GHG inventory report was 570.29 tCO2e. The use of solar lights lights will offset the GHG emissions from the 51 streetlights and at the same time expanding coverage at 10%/year. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Conversion of Flourescent Lights to LED at the City Government Offices
The City Government have 20 buildings owned and operated. Based on the Entity Level GHG Inventory Report (2010 base year), the City has a total electricity purchased/consumed at 2,631.813 megawatt hour. A yearly conversion of 10% per year is targetted. The net emission reduction from 2014 to 2016 was computed at 181 tCO2 or a .03% contribution. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Urban Agriculture Project
The urbanization/industrialization in the City of Santa Rosa has caused the drcreased in agricultural areas for industrial, commercial and settlement use. This situation makes us dependent on the importation of basic foods from neighboring provices and regions. The promotion of urban agriculture on private vacant/idle lands will support requirements of the City on cash crops like vegetables and the like. The vacant lots which were used by some people as an open wastes dumping area will be eliminated Start year  
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Status In progress
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