Shah Alam City Council

Malaysia
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    Population 635550
  • km 2
    Area 290.3
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Targets

Targets by Shah Alam City Council

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Shah Alam City Council committed to increase its Share of renewable energy in primary energy mix in Community by 11% by 2020
  • Current Share of renewable energy in primary energy mix: 5.5% 2022
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity and Heating & cooling sector.
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Energy efficiency target

 

5% Energy efficiency improvement by 2030

  • The Shah Alam City Council committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 5% by 2030 compared to 2010 levels.
Actions
FOOD WASTE COMPOSTING - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Aim of Programme :
- Reduce waste to landfill
- Hawkers engagement
- Educate hawkers to segregate waste
7 composting machines located at City Centre and adjacent areas for the leftover food to recycle for fertilizers
Total food waste composted 2016 : 36,358.50Kg
Total food waste composted 2017 (Jan – Sept) : 36,358.50Kg

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Cooking Oil Recycle Program - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Used cooking oil is both unhealthy for human consumption and also leads to water pollution in public drains systems in Shah Alam. Drainage systems which are near food preparation purposes are especially affected.. Therefore, Shah Alam City Council has initiated a cooking oil recycle program where the cooking oil is used as low grade industrial fuel for factory machinery in food industries. From month to month, the use of cooking oil as low grade oil has increased by 10% since its inception.

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Shah Alam Recycle Promotion Campaign - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2007
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

The increase in Shah Alam's population over the years has resulted in the increased production of waste. MBSA has carried out many campaigns related to the 3 R concept in order to increase the involvement and awareness of public towards proper waste management. The main aim of the awareness program is to reduce, reuse and recycle of waste. The recycle program has successfully audited and proven to reduce nearly 1% of the daily waste amount sent to the landfill.

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Water Permeable Parking Lot - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

This project is proposed of upgrading work for existing car park (infront of Wet World) to Grasscrete car park. The road paving are using carbon core. This project are located at Persiaran Dato Menteri, Section 2 Shah Alam. We are using the interlocking paving within sized 210mm x 136mm which is type from uni-grasspave. we also used the new green product premix from carboncore. The premix using water as a base element. At the same time, this parking lot is also being used as a recyling centre. Simultaneously, there is also a Rainwater Harvesting System which uses the collected water to water the plants within the surrounding landscape.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
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Smart Selangor Bus - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Smart Selangor Bus is the initiative from MBSA and State Government to promote public transport as mode of transportation in Shah Alam that provides mobility for all citizen. Other than that Smart Selangor Bus is aims to relieve traffic and improve the envoronment. The service given is free to public. Currently MBSA have provided 22 units of buses to serve selected area in Shah Alam.

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Stakeholder Education Programme - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

The Green Apperentice programe commenced in 2010 with the intention of exposing young schooldchildren towards the environment and innoculating a sense of responsibility towards the environment . So far, 750 young kids have been trained under this programme to plant trees and vegetables from a young age. There is also the Dusun Community projects which seeks to encourage growing of trees to be adopted by individual households

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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Composting Kitchen Waste Recycle Program - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Shah Alam City Council has started the composting project together with the residents since January 2012. The Council provided the incentives by giving out sets of free compost bins, Effective Microrganisms (EM) and bokashi in various phases to the participants. While initial response was minimal, subsequent developments have shown more participants become more responsive as the programme was adapted to the community's needs. By the 3rd Phase, all participants who receive the compost bins completed the program. The next phase of this programme was the Kitchen Waste Recycling Program where the programme was initiated in the Raja Muda (Integration) Section 4 primary school. 4 starter kits of recycling bins to the school as an incentive along with EM commencing from October 2013. A monthly monitoring exercise is also conducted to ensure the program runs smoothly apart from educating the school children about the importance of food recycling and composting.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial
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Park n Ride Commuter Station - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

The objectives for this Infrastructure were to improvise the lack of parking spaces faced by car users 9, and to reduce the traffic problem around the Section 19 Commuter Station. It also aimed to encourage the people to use public transportation which helps to minimize CO emissions

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Compost Shah Alam - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

The landscape maintenance in Shah Alam has produced tonnes of garden waste
which are largely being discarded into landfills. As such, the Shah Alam Compost
project was initiated to reduce cost but also provide higher
quality and reasonably priced soil mixture for Shah Alam.Due to this project,
garden waste volume dumped into landfills has been reduced by 24% while
chemical fertilizer purchase costs have similarly gone down by 17%.

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Shah Alam Urban Track Incorparating Pedestrian & Bicycle Lane - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Early 2012 the Shah Alam City Council took the bold step to lay a dedicated bike and pedestrian way that provides safety, comfort and freedom of space for the Section 4 residents. Apart from recreational intentions, the city council intends to encourage the adoption of a low carbon and heathly lifestyle by the public

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Rainwater Harvesting System - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Rainwater Retrieval and Reuse System where rainwater is collected from the roof and then discharged to rainwater storage tank before use.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
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Shah Alam LED Streets Lighting Implementation - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Planning phase

In a prposal process to change HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM VAPOUR (HPSV) streets light to LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) streets light through Privatization Project. This project involving all streets light under the jurisdiction of Shah Alam City Council.
The Shah Alam City Council through the Engineering Department maintains a total of 64,451 street lights throughout its jurisdiction area, which is mostly used by ordinary street lights using high electricity and also requires high maintenance due to low specification.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Final City Terminal & Expansion of Public Transport Systems. - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Under construction / set up

Shah Alam takes public transport seriously. Final City Terminals are scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the year in sections 17 and 19, according to the Shah Alam City Council. These terminals will facilitate the movement of passengers and public transport vehicles within the city center to reduce congestion and streamline overlapping routes. At the same time, public transit systems are being expanded as The Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) project, the latest light rail project in the Klang Valley, is targeted to commence operations on Aug 31, 2020. The LRT3 will consist of 26 stations (25 elevated and one underground) spanning over 37km starting at Bandar Utama and terminating at Johan Setia in Klang. The alignment will pass through Klang, Shah Alam and Petaling Jaya, which have been identified as areas with high demand. Total transit time from Bandar Utama to Johan Setia is expected to take 58 minutes.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
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Shah Alam Trees For Life - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The 'Shah Alam River & Trees for Life "is a program of public involvement, NGOs and corporate bodies to take care of the environment. The programme was first initiated in 2010. Objectives of this program are to propagate the spirit of volunteerism in caring for the environment, to empower non-governmental organization and green activists to spearhead the Shah Alam green initiative. As of now, due to active participation, nearly 44,330 trees have been planted in Shah Alam

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Shah Alam Low Carbon City - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Under construction / set up

MBSA has embarked on Low Carbon City Framework (LCCF) process and implementation for Section 14, Shah Alam based on the selected LCCF elements and criteria's in 2015. The area has been selected as the pilot implementation area for the pioneering LCCF application located at MBSA. The Low Carbon City status conferred on the city by the Ministry of Energy enabled the city to execute its Low Carbon Action Plan to be achieved by 2030.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
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Electric Vehicle Charger Installation - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

EV Charger (Electric Charger) Vehicle installed in car park Building Wisma MBSA. The EV Charger can be used for free by electric vehicle owners. MBSA has installed the EV Charger (Electric Charger) at 4 locations namely the Shah Alam Aquatic Center, Kota Kemuning Branch Office, Setia Alam Branch Office, and Tun Uda Shah Alam Library. MBSA will also install the EV Charger (Electric Charger) in other locations such as the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, MBSA Section 4 Section, AEON Shah Alam, SACC Shah Alam, and Ekstreme Park Shah Alam

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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SEPARATION AT SOURCE PROGRAMME - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year:
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Aim of Programme :
- Reduce waste to landfill
- Educate public to segregate waste
- Enhanced recycling practice
First phase start on October 2015 as a Pilot Project
Second phase on October 2016
Separation at source programme involving 4,849 premises (landed houses)
Other promotion through pamphlets, road tour, group discussion among community, mass media and electronic board
Total collection of recycling material 2016 : 100,256.2Kg Total collection of recycling material 2017 : 68,878.0Kg

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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FOOD WASTE COMPOSTING - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Aim of Programme :
- Reduce waste to landfill
- Hawkers engagement
- Educate hawkers to segregate waste
7 composting machines located at City Centre and adjacent areas for the leftover food to recycle for fertilizers
Total food waste composted 2016 : 36,358.50Kg
Total food waste composted 2017 (Jan – Sept) : 36,358.50Kg

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Sectors:
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Shah Alam Car Free Day - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Shah Alam Car Free Day is an initiative from the Shah Alam City Council to bring about the vision of "Shah Alam Rendah Karbon 2030". This program is conducted to educate Shah Alam residents on the importance of safeguarding the environment especially in reducing carbon emissions from vehicles. This program will have a maximum impact on the awareness and implementation of reduced carbon emissions of vehicles by using public transport and sharing vehicle.

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Water Permeable Parking Area - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

The purpose of the construction was to manage the water resources including natural as well as man-made elements. The permeable water pavement is the concrete pavement construction works to permeate runoff surface in a natural way through the pores of the concrete pavement. This provide better management for natural runoff and less maintenance because the frequency of damage in the parking area can be reduced using durable material.

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SHAH ALAM MINI ZEEBEE - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Shah Alam Mini Zeebee is a program introduced in 2013 in order to support environmental awareness among citizen in Shah Alam. This program received positive response from the community in Shah Alam through Majlis Perwakilan Penduduk (MPP). This program is to strengthen the role of communities and stakeholder meanwhile to strengthen unity among the local community. This program will have a big impact on the making an active and competitive community.

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Low Carbon Awards - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

MBSA has implemented programme LCCF with Federal Government by Ministry of Energy, Green Technology & Water Malaysia (KeTTHA) with submitted APEC Low Carbon Model Town Project, Japan on behalf of Government in Malaysia. This is one of initiatives APEC Research Centre (APERC) since 2010 with country town has been selected such as : a. Phase 1 – Tianjin, China
b. Phase 2 – Samui, Thailand
c. Phase 3 – Da Nang, Vietnam
d. Phase 4 – San Borja, Peru
e. Phase 5 – Bitung, Indonesia
f. Phase 6 – Mandaue City, Cebu, Filipina
g. Phase 7 – Krasnoyarsk, Rusia

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TAMAN UNIVERSITI TRANSFORMATION PROJECT - Shah Alam City Council
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

TAMAN UNIVERSITI TRANSFORMATION PROJECT is a project of housing park beautification by transformation of the abandoned ditch. The project is to change the abandoned ditch with bushes that can invade the danger by turning it into a recreation area and at the same time creating a breeding farm. Additionally, this project transforms the landscapes into reclaiming areas and planting sites.

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Rain Water Harvesting - Shah Alam City Council
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

Rain Water Harvesting System ( SPAH ) objective is to use the harvesting water from rain for daily purposes , landscape and water flushing. SPAH is currently compulsory for any individual development such as factory, housing n comercial building under Shah Alam City Council. Shah Alam City Council start implementing the requirement since January 2013.

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Inventories
Community inventories

GHG emission from Shah Alam City Council
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Government operations inventory

The Shah Alam City Council has reported 2 government operational inventories, since . In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Waste management and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Shah Alam City Council
GHG inventory in 2013
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