Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia

Costa Rica Mayor: Verny Valerio Hernández
Summary
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    Population 45965
  • km 2
    Area 48.0
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    GDP N/A
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Targets

Targets by Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia

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Actions
Community Cleanup - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year: 2001
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

The cleanup project is designed to improve quality-of-life for
the people of San Rafael via formal and informal environmental
education projects that sensitize and train citizens to
retain and separate recyclable, reusable, and co-processable
solid wastes for the collection center and to help keep the
canton clean.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
local action
Environmental Education Program - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

The program’s objective is to develop a training process on
climate change and existing alternatives for canton-wide
CO2 emissions reductions, aimed at community members,
instructors, students, local officials, businesspeople and
farmers.
Participating Organizations
The Universidad Nacional, the Heredia Public Services Company,
CYMA-GTZ, Ciudades Limpias and GTZ

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Municipal and Canton Transportation Regularization and Efficiency Project - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

The project’s goal is to propose alternatives to reduce emissions
in San Rafael de Heredia municipal and canton transportation.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Reforestation and Restoration Project - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

The project’s goal is to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions
management and capture in San Rafael de Heredia
by means of reforestation and restoration in the canton’s
high-risk and degraded areas.

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
local action
San Rafael Central District Organic Waste Management Project - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

The center’s goal is to establish an experimental organic
waste management pilot project for the San Rafael de Heredia
Central District, to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions
reduction.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
local action
Municipal Solid Waste Management Plan (PMGRS) - CYMA-GTZ - Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Inventories
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Mayor Verny Valerio Hernández
Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia, Costa Rica

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Initiative

Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
MXCP Signatories

Status of compliance

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