Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo

Mexico Mayor: Juan Rodolfo Sánchez Gómez
Summary
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    Population 819661
  • km 2
    Area 452.37
  • USD
    GDP 250 Million
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo

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Actions
Regulatory Program Collection Services home - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The program seeks to make operating constantly to ensure that private engaged in garbage collection have environmental permits, do the activity with units in good conditions, tested and comply with the purpose authorized places.

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Program capture rainwater in educational facilities - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Build tecnique ecological within the municipality of Toluca help improve the quality of life for residents in order to promote sustainable development of the same. It helps people become more awareness and actions for the environment.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
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Use of renewable energy in the lighting in the Main Park and the municipality Jadines - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In 2009 the city of Toluca, installed the first demonstration model of a Solar-Wind Hybrid System in the municipality for power generation in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido.
The system has a wind turbine (turbine), which moves with the wind blades and generates electricity that is transmitted via a copper conductor cable to a terminal light. The system also has four solar panels (PV) that capture solar energy, making lighting. This is currently used for the lighting of the four shelters.

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  • Buildings
  • Facilities
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Municipal Strengthening Environmental Management System in Municipal Government offices - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The Municipal Environmental Management System, is to achieve sustainable resource savings in the facilities of the municipal public administration, with the finality to prevent, minimize and reduce the generation of non-dangerous solid waste, energy and water for a healthy environment and better quality life.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
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Promotion of ecotourism development in the Ecological Park Ejido Cacalomacán - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

This project promote for the sustainable use of natural resources through alternative activities with low environmental impact representing an income for landowners, under this is promoted the development of nature tourism in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido, through Rehabilitation and Expansion of Infrastructure.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Strengthening the Protected Areas of the Municipality of Toluca - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Strengthening and integrating Municipal System of Protected Natural Areas (PNA) through the development of Conservation and Management Programs ANP category four federal and state levels. Notably Toluca, is the only entity at the federal level have all PCyM protected areas located in the municipal territory. Result of PCyM and progress was made in the "Protected Natural Areas Toluca: nature, culture and tradition."

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Strengthening the Sustainable Mobility - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Promotes the construction of cycle raod or infraestructure of non-motorized transport, as well as the implementation of traffic regulations that promote the use of bicycle. The principal objective is generate a permanent conection of cycle road web in the municipality of Toluca, in where are contemplated 8 cycle roads that totaling 40 kilometers located in the northeast of the municipality.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Recovery Program, management, soil conservation and water harvesting in forest areas of the municipality - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

This project is considered integral because not only refers to the actions of restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems, also prevents the sustainable use of natural resources, through alternative activities with low environmental impact that represent an income to the owners of the earth. For example, nature tourism in the Ecological Park Cacalomacán Ejido.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Implementation of a Municipal Housing Program - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

It is proposed to regulate the use of solar heaters in companies, businesses and developments habitancionales through incorporation into the Code of Regulations of the Municipality, with this initiative, Toluca is emerging as a model of sustainable urban development nationwide.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
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Regulatory Program Brick Kiln - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Technological alternatives for the treatment and control of air pollutants from various sources fixed, mobile and area in order to improve the environmental performance of transport companies, thus, saving on electricity consumption and fuel, and the reduction of harmful toxic emissions into the atmosphere, mainly focused on brick kilns and pottery workshops.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Environmental Regulation Programme industries, businesses and services - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The program aims to monitor the citizens of the city of Toluca, as well as owners and legal representatives of industrial, commercial and services, comply with applicable environmental standards in the development of their activities for the conservation of the ecological balance.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Forest fire control - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The program covered forest fire control in 2013 77 fires which 48 occurred in Sierra Morelos Park and 29 in the Nevado de Toluca.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Program Integrated Solid Waste Management - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In the Municipality of Toluca is estimated that solid waste generation per capita is 800 grams /day, which translates into an average of 600 tons per day of solid waste is not hazardous household. In order to enhance the separation of recyclable materials and thus reduce the volume of waste deposited in landfills, the Agency for Municipal Solid Waste campaign promotes "Cada quien su bote" program focusing on separate collection of organic waste, inorganic and health.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Waste
Regulation of household waste collection vehicles - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Regulatory
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Modernization of Municipal Public Lighting Systems - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

It consists in replacing obsolete luminaires LED (Light-Emitting Diode) lamps in the downtown area, delegations, parks and gardens. The main objectives are saving energy and reducing the emission of greenhouse gases. In recent years it has taken the first steps to having an efficient public lighting, which is reflected in the energy consumption, economic and technical reduction.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
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Permanent monitoring colonies and delegations for risk reduction and hazardous areas - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Fire Management and Civil Protection, performs constant monitoring, electronic media and its weather station on prevailing weather conditions and forecasts, issuing to the Direction of Public Security and Governance for the newsletter, so the same is issued seismological report , based on information from the National Seismological Service, for the case of agents already identified in the Municipal Risk Atlas.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Recovery, preservation and increase of green areas to microclimate regulation - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In the municipality of Toluca, urban dynamics caused determinants impacts on microclimate, the hydrometeorological regime, and stability of ecosystems; violating the quality of life of its inhabitants, so that the establishment of urban green areas, constitute essential elements across a network of interactions between the town and the natural environment, not only fulfill such functions recreational, cultural, sporting and leisure psychological; also contribute to carbon sequestration, something that helps to mitigate the effect of climate change, oxygen production, sound insulation and temperature regulation, and home to diverse flora and fauna.

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Arousal process implementation hydrometeorological/flood/hailstorms/snowfall/extreme winds and dusts/cold fronts/rains - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The municipality of Toluca identify and cordon off the area at risk, warning and withdrawing to a safe place for people who are at risk to a refuge, request a report from the magnitude and epicenter of the event, perform the search and location of victims to determine technical and special rescue team. Having security lines, will withdraw from the risk area to the area of care of injured and dead bodies respectively, identify human and material needs for the development of various tasks, considering the community as well as operational centers implementing collection in the case of the population.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Upgrade of municipal risk atlas - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The involvement of the social and private sectors in developing formal programs inclusive of self-risk assessment and accident rate, in order to enrich the Municipal Risk Atlas and catalog of means and resources. Induce collegial monitoring and evaluation of the phenomena permanently recorded as May disturbing degree of risk. Systematically updating actions governing the social act in the event of disruptive phenomena. Fostering a culture of self-protection to ensure citizen participation linked to the development of tools and resources for imparting information. simulation training and settlement services.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Disruption of services of electricity, gas and sealing of water tanks - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In relation to damage recommending the temporary suspension systems will secure the participation of personnel for the evaluation and diagnosis of the state to observe these, remain the responsibility of the Municipality studies and corresponding checks.

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  • Human health
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Dredging of rivers and canals, maintaining vaults, dyke reinforcement, and additional - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The municipality of Toluca identify and cordon off the area at risk, warning and withdrawing to a safe place for people who are at risk to a refuge, request a report from the magnitude and epicenter of the event, perform the search and location of victims to determine technical and special rescue team. Having security lines, will withdraw from the risk area to the area of care of injured and dead bodies respectively, identify human and material needs for the development of various tasks, considering the community as well as operational centers implementing collection in the case of the population.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
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Set limits to the urban growth - Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

In the Municipality of Toluca sits a population of 819.561 inhabitants spread over an area of 420.14 km2. This densely populated places it as the fourth most populated Municipality State of Mexico. Unfortunately, the exponential growth of the population led to a deterioration in ecosystems and environmental services and hence on the quality of life of the population, thus setting limits of the urban area, especially the Protected Natural Areas located within the municipality, as well as risk areas and agricultural land use, lake and forest is vital.

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the Stationary energy, Transport, Waste management, Agriculture, forest and other land use, Agriculture, forest and other land use and Industrial process and product use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
GHG inventory in 2010
Government operations inventory

The Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the Transport, Waste management, Agriculture, forest and other land use and Industrial process and product use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo
GHG inventory in 2010

Mayor Juan Rodolfo Sánchez Gómez
Municipality of Toluca de Lerdo, Mexico

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Initiative

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