Municipality of Betim

Brazil Mayor: Vittorio Medioli
Summary
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    Population 422354
  • km 2
    Area 347.0
  • BRL
    GDP 25 Million
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
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Targets by Municipality of Betim

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Actions
Estudo para Ampliação e Integração das Ciclovias e Implantação de Bicicletários e Paraciclos no Município de Betim - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Uso do Etanol e Manutenção Preventiva em Veículos da Prefeitura de Betim - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Programa Agenda Ambiental na Administração Pública - A3P. - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

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.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Solid Waste Sorting Plant - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Solid Waste Sorting Plant

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes

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Sectors:
  • Residential
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Compras Públicas Sustentáveis - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Reestruturação da Coleta Seletiva - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Construção de 3 Avenidas Sanitárias com Ciclovias. - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Solar Water Heaters for Low income Housing complexes - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Implementation of Solar Water Heaters for Low Income Housing Complexes

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Sectors:
  • Residential
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Implantação de Aquecedores Solares em Conjuntos Habitacionais de Baixa Renda. - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Residential
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Use of Ethanol and Preventive Maintenance of Vehicles in the Municipality of Betim - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Use of Ethanol and Preventive Maintenance of Vehicles in the Municipality of Betim

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Waste
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Programa de Energias Renováveis - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Recycling Debris Plant - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Recycling Debris Plant

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Installation of HVAC system in administration building - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Installation of HVAC system in administration building.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Instalação e Implantação da Usina de Reciclagem de Entulho - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Upgrade of the City Public Lighting - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Exchange of the City Public Lighting

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
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Sustainable Public Procurement - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

Sustainable Public Procurement

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
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Construção de Galpão de Triagem de Resíduos Sólidos - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Renewable Energy Reference Centre (CRER) - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2005
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Renewable Energy Reference Centre (CRER)

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
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Environmental Agenda in the Public Administration - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Environmental Agenda in the Public Administration

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
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Hortas Comunitárias - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Monitoring Campain of GHG Emissions from Motor Vehicles in the City - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

Monitoring campain of GHG Emissions from Motor Vehicles in the City

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Plano Municipal de Resíduos Sólidos - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Regulatory
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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.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Restructuring Selective Waste Collection - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Restructuring Selective Waste Collection

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Centro de Referência em Energias Renováveis - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2005
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Environmental Education in Motion Program - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

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.

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  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Afforestation Plan of the City of Betim - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

A large part of the world's population lives in cities today, with continuous access to essential public services, which are fundamental to people's comfort and quality of life. In this sense, the implantation and the management of the afforestation of the cities constitute a public service offered, as a strategy of mitigation of adverse environmental impacts due to the artificiality conditions of the urban environment, besides the ecological, historical, cultural, social, aesthetic aspects And scenic. The Plan made possible, in a planned way, knowledge and technical qualification of professionals qualified to: define guidelines for planning, implementation and management of Urban Forest in the Municipality; Implement and maintain urban afforestation; Generate the improvement of the quality of life and the environmental balance; Sensitize and involve the population, aiming at maintaining and preserving urban afforestation and its benefits.

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Programa Uma Vida Uma Árvore - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
Construction of 5 ecologial parks - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Construction of 5 ecologial parks

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Climatização do Centro Administrativo da Cidade de Betim. - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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.

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  • Human health
Troca de Iluminação Pública do Município - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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  • Human health
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Criação de 5 parques ecológicos. - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

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  • Human health
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Plano de Arborização Urbana do Município de Betim - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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  • Human health
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Program One Life One Tree - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

Program One Life One Tree

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  • Human health
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Construction of Sanitary Avenues - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2006
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Construction of Sanitary Avenues

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  • Human health
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Program Adopt the Green - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

Program Adopt the Green

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  • Human health
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Programa Cuide do Verde - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
Program Moving Education - Municipality of Betim
  • Start year: 2006
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Program Moving Education

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  • Human health
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Inventories
Community inventories

The Municipality of Betim has reported 2 Community emission inventories, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Transport, Stationary energy and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Betim
GHG inventory in 2013
Government operations inventory

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Mayor Vittorio Medioli
Municipality of Betim, Brazil

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Initiative

OPCC 2017 Registered Cities
Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
Earth Hour City Challenge 2013-2014
Urban-LEDS
Earth Hour City Challenge

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
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