Lørenskog Municipality

Norway Mayor: Ragnhild Bergheim
Summary
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    Population 33308
  • km 2
    Area 70.0
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    GDP N/A
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Targets

Targets by Lørenskog Municipality

There are no targets yet

Actions
Improve bus services - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

Not started

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Map the potential for energy efficiency - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year:
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
local action
Establish co-operation with public transport companies and major local businesses - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Co-operation partially established with Ruter, NSB and major local businesses

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Replace armatures on outdoor illumination - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
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Establish public transport hub (subway and bus) in the city cente - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

ongoing

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Establish more recovery sites for glass and metal - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

As of May 2011, there are 20 recovery sites in Lørenskog. Ongoing effort to establish more sites

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Consider the establishment of facilities for the production of wood chips / pellets - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing. Courses have been held for land owners

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local action
Prevent loss of carbon / Increase carbon sequestration - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

- Preventing loss of carbon from arable soil and biomass
- Increasing carbon sequestration through reforestation efforts
- Reduced tillage and increased use of perennial cultures
- Increasing carbon sequestration in soil by conversion to perennial cultures

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Motivation of private businesses - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

- Climate / energy conferences for businesses (May 2011: No conferences)
- Joint climate / energy projects (May 2011: Initial contact with two potential partners)
- Encourage environmental certification (May 2011: Ongoing efforts through free certifications)

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Letter of intent: Locally produced biofuel for district heating systems - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
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Not initiated yet

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Information distribution to citizens - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

- Prepare report with environmental information
- Involve NGOs in information and awareness-raising

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"Walk to school"-program - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing: The program is running and teachers are now able to report results online

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Initiate environmental requirements in municipal procurement - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

Environmental requirements should apply to products, services, providers, etc.

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
local action
Collection of electronics - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Yearly collection of electronics at all municipal schools

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Sectors:
  • Waste
local action
Implement source separation for more waste fractions - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

As of May 2011, sorting of plastic and organic waste is under development

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Connect buildings / facilities to the district heating network - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Gradually, all municipal buildings should be connected

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Reduce the use of fossil energy in agriculture and forestry - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Establish waste deposits / bags at excursion points - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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  • Waste
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Encourage the establishment of incinerators at farms - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing. Courses have been held for land owners

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local action
Municipal / inter-municipal subsidy for energy-saving measures - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

Inter-municipal co-operation initiated in April 2011

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
local action
Pedometer competition - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Yearly competition

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Establish second-hand store with workshop - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Consider insulation of old buildings - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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"Miljøfyrtårn" / Environmental certification of all municipal unit - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
local action
Land planning that will facilitate the use of subways - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

ongoing

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Provision of municipal service bikes - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: Completed

Three bikes in connection with city hall.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Evaluate automatic switch off of unused lights - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Skills / Knowledge upgrading of municipal employees - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

- Continuously consider training of employees on environmental topics
- Focus on knowledge transfer
- Focus on environment in HSE examinations

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
local action
Report energy accounts - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

The municipality has started to use EOS (Software for energy control / management)

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
local action
Follow up and implement action plan related to improvement of the bicycle infrastructure - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: In operation

ongoing
- New routines for maintenance of footpaths and bike lanes (Completed during 2011?)
- Bike lane inspections - improvement of damages (completed during 2011?)
- Bike parking requirements are complied with in all land planning

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Courses in home composting - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

yearly courses

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Utilization of landfill gas - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

not initiated yet:
planning to Initiate pilot study
- Establish co-operation with other municipalities / local farmers
- Utilization of landfill gas at local refuse tip

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  • Waste
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Implement technology that reduces CO2 emissions in municipal vehicles - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Number of cars with magnetic technology: 5 trucks, 5 machines, 10 vans

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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"Biking to work"-campaign - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Yearly event

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  • Transport
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Map the use of oil-fired heating systems in private buildings - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

Not initiated yet

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Implement city bike services - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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  • Transport
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Reduce municipal paper consumption - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Different measures taken, including:
- Need to enter personal code to print (completed 2011)
- Automatic cancelation if the print is not picked up (completed 2011),
- "Think about the environment before printing"-text in all email-signatures (completed 2010)

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  • Waste
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Course in eco-driving - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

All drivers of municipal vehicles at the operation office was involved in the training

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Upgrade ventilation systems without recycling function - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Prepare and follow up bioenergy assessment - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing. Courses have been held for land owners

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local action
Installation of systems for temperature and light - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Reduce emissions from fertilizer / livestock - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

ongoing: - Reduce emissions from fertilizer production
- Reduce emissions from livestock and manure storage

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Sectors:
  • Waste
local action
Implement management system for outdoor illumination - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Continuous set up of management systems for to promote energy savings

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
local action
Municipal / intermunicipal guidance scheme - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Regulatory
  • Status: In operation

Inter-municipal co-operation initiated in April 2011

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Provision of environmentally friendly cars for municipal services - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Regulatory
  • Status: In operation

The municipality has acquired one electric motor car

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Municipal risk analysis - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Energy supply in municipal buildings - Lørenskog Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Installed stand-by power unit in all municipal nursing homes and in the city hall

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local action
Environmental report / updates - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

ongoing continous. - All relevant service lines contributes to yearly updates on environmental / climate work
- Cooperation with neighboring municipalities and county councils have been established, and environmental reporting is one of the issues we are working with.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
local action
Water quality river system - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing.
- Monitoring of water quality in river systems
- Upgrading of warning system for overflow
- Reclaim system of transmission lines and separate wastewater and surface water

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local action
Risk of damage from snow and avalanches - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

- Inspection of buildings, secure against damages from snow
- Ensure that roofs are swept in case of large snowfalls
- Quick clay mapping in development projects in clay soil areas

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local action
Management of surface water - Lørenskog Municipality
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  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

- Analysis of sewage network, culverts and bridges
- Measurement of precipitation
- Evaluate flood mitigation measures such as box dams and aquatic parks
- Develop simple solutions for stormwater handling
- Requirements for retention of stormwater in the development of larger buildings

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Lørenskog Municipality has reported 3 Community emission inventories, since 2005. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2009, the Transport, Stationary energy and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Lørenskog Municipality
GHG inventory in 2009
Government operations inventory

GHG emission from Lørenskog Municipality
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