UNDP Goes Green Initiative - 2011 Activities in Bratislava Regional Centre
BRC 2010 GHG Emissions BRC Green June – How Did It Go?
BRC Greening and Emission Reduction Strategy (2011-2013) Emissions and environmental impact reduction Emissions offsettingTo reduce its total GHG emissions by 1% per year for 2011,2012, 2013 compared to 2009.To achieve climate change neutrality by 1 January 2013!
2010 BRC GHG Emissions Total emissions Per staff2009 626.7 5.22010 623.4 5.1
BRC Green June 20111. week 3. week 20. – 24. June 2011 6. – 10. June 2011. SUPPORT GREEN CONSUMPTION NO ELAVATOR USE Bring bio / organic product for the Take the stairs instead of the lift. Terrace BRC Organic Party!!!!2. week 4. week 13. – 17. June 2011. 27. – 30. June 2011 NO CARS NO PLASTIC BOTTLES and PLASTIC BAGSLeave your car at home when coming to and from the office. Use bus, Avoid buying a single drink in a plastic bottle or taking plastic bike, or walk… bags from stores
“I think it can be more challenging, as Iwalk to work, take the stairs, use clothbags and a reusable cup. I think it was agood reminder for sure, but I think wecould be pushed a little further. Thanks tothe green team for their efforts! “
Challenges: Time aspect (public transport use and shopping for bio-products) Not possible without plastic bottles Difficult to find bio-products and triple-certified products, more expensive; Not driving affects time spent with family; Bicycle stand occupied with not used bikes; No recycling opportunities in Bratislava
Recommendations: A recycling workshop No bottled water to meetings Select green suppliers and hotels Strengthen staff awareness (BBL, one-to-one communication, one theme a month, Less printing Green procurement for goods (eco detergents; bio-food for events) and services Can recycling; Other outdoor events: river bank cleaning; Mobile solar chargers - on the laptop bags Teleconferencing; Only organic food for organic parties!
Response: Continuous awareness raising (newcomers, more green months / weeks, personal meetings, etc.) Jars for tap water distributed List of ‘green’ stores List of recycling facilities / options; Removing non-used bikes from stands Purchase of eco-detergents Monitoring resources consumption per floor