Limits' is an
innovative study to determine Greater London’s use of natural resources. It has
been initiated by the Institute of Wastes Management Environment Body, IWM, the
Greater London Authority, the Institution of Civil Engineers and Best Foot
Forward. The project is
funded by Biffaward, a multi-million pound environment fund which utilises
landfill tax credits donated by Biffa Waste Services.
is to be gathered on a wide range of activities including waste production,
transport, energy and materials use in the City.
The environmental impacts of these will then be presented as an
ecological footprint – a means for measuring and communicating sustainable
resource use that will calculate the area of land needed for Greater London to
results of the study will provide a baseline measure of the City’s
environmental impact and present scenarios for improvement.
final report will be produced by July 2002, in time for presentation at the
World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio +10).
The final report will be produced by July 2002, in time for presentation at the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio +10).