Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40Page 32 | Rotorua Sustainable Living Strategy Toitū te oranga o Rotorua Sustainable Living Portfolio Lead Councillor Janet Wepa and Steering group message Appendices Actions Timeline Underway Next LTP 1-3 years Next LTP beyond 3 years Work in collaboration with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, iwi and other agencies to regulate the use of geothermal resources in a sustainable manner based on scientific and cultural knowledge Support traditional Māori uses of geothermal resources Investigate Zero Waste initiatives Identify waste stream values and optimum practicable options Lead by example and demonstrate through Council events and operations Promote tap water and install public drinking fountains to discourage single- use plastic bottle use Encourage local businesses to join the Packaging Products Stewardship Scheme Promote reusable/ compostable shopping bag use with retailers and public to reduce single use plastic bags Public education to increase knowledge and practice of recycling Waste water biosolid recovery system continues to divert biosolids from the landfill and maximises beneficial uses Investigate food and organic waste collection and processing options to reduce landfill emissions Support development of a resource recovery park Comprehensive energy use and emission inventory for all Council operations Participate in an international city network (e.g. Compact of Mayors) Identify cost-effective energy efficiency measures, move to renewable energy sources and reduce emissions Identify and plan for positive carbon mitigation opportunities such as reforestation and soil management projects Provide information on energy efficiency and alternative fuel use in collaboration with EECA Council uses and encourages others to use digital communication platforms to reduce need for travel Urban planning locates learning, work and shopping for daily necessities within walking/ cycling or short public transport distances of homes Advocate for and develop infrastructure to support increased and safer active transport Support electric vehicle recharging in public and employment locations Develop a community-wide GHG emission inventory; set targets and action plan to cut emissions Consider material life-cycle, impact on carbon and cost-benefit analysis for all council procurement and infrastructure development/ replacement Appendix 1: List of actions and estimated timeframe