Municipality of Mellac

France
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    Population 2764
  • km 2
    Area 26.38
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Targets

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Actions
Certified Organic Agriculture Products in the School Cafeteria - Municipality of Mellac
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Agriculture is a one of the largest sources of C02 emissions.
Mellac contributes to their reduction by using organically
farmed products whose carbon footprint is 30% less than
that of conventional agriculture. The city reached a weight
figure of 26% organic products during the abovementioned
period, i.e., nearly five metric tons.

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School Cafeteria Fermentable Waste Composting - Municipality of Mellac
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

The Mellac local government maintains a school cafeteria
that feeds 200 children at lunchtime. The weight of fermentable
wastes is estimated at five metric tons annually.
Six 800-liter composters reduce organic waste incineration
at Concarneau, 30 km from Mellac. The first composters
have been cleared and [fertilizer] has been used in area family
parks.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Reduced Natural Gas Consumption - Municipality of Mellac
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Five municipal buildings are natural-gas heated. The municipal
government decided to reduce consumption via
the application of a more economical regulating and circulating
appliance as well as by double-glazing a previously
unequipped room. The reduction reached 12% between 1
September 2011 and 2012, i.e, 55,000 fewer kwh and a
ten-metric-ton reduction to greenhouse atmospheric emissions.

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  • Buildings
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