Jasin Municipal Council

Malaysia Mayor: Hazudin Hashim
Summary
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    Population 141000
  • km 2
    Area 634.151
  • MYR
    GDP 29 Million
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Jasin Municipal Council

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Jasin Municipal Council committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Community to 2080 MW by 2020
  • Current Installed capacity of Renewable energy: 320.0 MW 2022
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity and Heating & cooling sector.
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Energy efficiency target

 

5% Energy efficiency improvement by 2020

  • The Jasin Municipal Council committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 5% by 2020 compared to 2006 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity and Heating & cooling sectors

5% Energy efficiency improvement by 2020

  • The Jasin Municipal Council committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 5% by 2020 compared to 2006 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity and Heating & cooling sectors
Actions
JMC Received The International Green Apple Awards 2016 - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

Efforts by the Jasin Municipal Council (JMC) in implementing initiatives towards a Green Technology City has proved its worth. MPJ received the Gold Award at the international Green Apple Awards 2016 on 11 November 2016 at the House of Parliament, London, United Kindom for its project titled "Towards Achieving Melaka Green Technology City State- Jasin Municipal Council Green Initiatives". This also the first participation by JMC for this prestigious award with the goal of JMC as a municipality that undertakes organised development without neglecting the environment. The international award was received after the panel evaluated JMC efforts implementing green technology initiatives which are in line with the Melaka State Government Policy. Green Technology Initiative which was contested managed to attraCt the attention of the jury as the program run by JMC involve all levels strata of society. The agenda include recycling programs, day without plastic bags and energy saving initiatives through the installation of energy-saving lamps. The Green Apple Award 2016 which was organized by The Green Organisation in the United Kindom aims to encourage and give recognition on the practice of preserving the environment of establishments, organisation, non-governmental organisation (NGOs), private sectors and governments around the world. The award will enhance/motivate in enhancing the skills and efforts of JMC to exercise green techology in urban areas for achieving the Melaka State Government aspirations.

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Jasin Municipal Council Bag 2 Award At KPKT Carnival 2016 - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

Jasin Municipal council (JMC) continues to add its string of accolades when it won two awards in conjuction with the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Carnival (KPKT) 2016 held at Dataran Merdeka. JMC received the Garden and Neighborhood Development Award under the Green Neighborhood Development Implementation Initiative 2016 category and the Bronze Award for the category 1Malaysia Restaurant-Clean Toilets Competition (ATB1M). The recognition will inspire JMC to enhance its performance as the Local Authority (PBT) in this area, particularly in the implementation of green technology initiatives according to the state government policy. JMC will continue to encourage the public in adopting green technology practices in the community through community garden projects.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
Smart Parking System Using Solar Power - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

The Jasin Municipal Council (MPJ) plans to extend the city's smart parking system in stages in the city to replace the use of the coupon system. The council’s mayor was quoted as saying that the implementation has started in several places around Jasin town commencing in February 2017. It is estimated that about 800 parking spaces around the city are using the same system currently. The initiative is seen to be more convenient for consumers than the current coupon system currently in use. Users only need to make payments at the machine provided in the area by using the coins, Touch & Go value-added cards and mobile phones. The introduced charge machine also uses solar energy that is capable of generating this power in line with the state government's goal of being a green technology. Due to the success of the initiative, the council will speed up the smart parking system conversion process throughout the Jasin area to provide convenience to consumers. The smart parking application named “JomParking” was created by AppCable which is a mobile app development company which owns that enables users in Jasin to pay parking using their smartphones as one payment option described earlier.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Other Emissions
Mandatory Usage of Biodegradable Plastic Containers by Hawkers and Commercial Retailers - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

As an extension of the "Don't Mess With Melaka" campaign and also to increase recycling activities, Jasin Municipal
Council (JMC) is making it mandatory for hawkers and retailers to use biodegrable plastic containers. At the administration management level, JMC has carried out No Plastic Bag Day. The purpose of this program is to educate the society to reduce the amount of plastic disposed to the landfill and its effect on the environment. Besides this, JMC encourages the use of paper bag and biodegrable products. This campaign was launched in 2011 and for a start, Saturdays were announced as No Plastic Bag Day. In 2014 and 2015, the number of days were increased to 3 days in a week namely Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. From 1 January 2016, this policy was refined and declared that No Plastic Bags were used in ay business transactions in all premises in JMC area. Traders are only allowed to use paper bag and biodegradable products. Apart from this, JMC also enforced the prohibition of using polystyrene as food packaging. To ensure its effectiveness, JMC has included these 2 clauses in the business licence application ad action would be taken against those who break the rules. To date, more than 100,000 pieces of plastic have been reduced. This is based on the number of plastic usage recorded by the traders.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
'Rakan Taman' Program with Locals - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

In 2015, JMC launched a local community program called 'Rakan Taman' Program. This is collaboration program between National Landscape Department (NLD), JMC and Resident Representative Committee. This program aims to cultivate awareness among the public to appreciate and possess a sense of belonging towards public parks,neighboorhood parks and green ope spaces as public assets owned by everyone. In addition, this has the purpose of beautifying, conserving, preserving and protecting towards public parks, neighborhood parks and green open spaces for the collective benefit of all parties concerned such as the local authority, that manages them or the community that utilize tese amenities. 'Rakan Taman' Program needs the involvement of the local community to monitor nd taking care of these parks or children's playground, also optimized te green open space or vacant land for neighborhood park activities. This is the only such program that was implemented in Melaka and was launched in 2015. 12 communities participated and an allocation of RM160,000.00 was given by National Landscape Department as initial capital for preparation of the agriculture plots, purchasing of equipment, seeds and fertilized. To date, 70 agriculture plots have been utilized with estimated yield of 120 kg. Presently, the produce such as chilies, vegetables and beans are shared among the participants. Indirectly, this program provides economic benefits for the resident whereby they can save on household expenditure and could even gain some money by selling the produce thu becoming a source of side income.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
Mandatory Usage of LED streetlights - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Jasin Municipal Council (JMC) is making it mandatory for the use of Induction Lamp and LED technology based streetlights as per
their Public Lighting Masterplan developed by the council. JMC will also make it mandatory for all
lights within their headquarters to be converted into LED type lighting systems. A total of 322 existing streetlights
have been converted into LED type streetlights. As a result of changing to the energy saving lamps, JMC managed to reduce 25% of its energy usage thus reducing the cost of street lighting by xxxx this year compared to last year. (rm827.33)

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
Mandatory Installation of Rainwater Harvesting Systems for All New Buildings in Jasin Munipal Council - Jasin Municipal Council
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Jasin Municipal Council (JMC) is making it mandatory for Rainwater Harvesting Systems to be installed for all new buildings in Jasin. These new building types include residential, commercial and industrial buildings. In 2016, about 112 bungalows and 18 project in commercial have installed Rainwater harvesting systems as part of the directive of Melaka's Green City Action Plan.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Mayor Hazudin Hashim
Jasin Municipal Council, Malaysia

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