Mundaring

2018 municipal emissions snapshot

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Electricity69%

  • Residential 36%
  • Commercial 9%
  • Industrial 24%
  • Residential 52%
  • Commercial 13%
  • Industrial 35%
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    Gas1%

    • Residential 0%
    • Industrial 1%
    • Residential 50%
    • Industrial 50%
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      Transport25%

      • Automotive 25%
      • Automotive 100%
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      Waste4%

      • Landfill 86%
      • Water 14%
      Total municipal emissions
      350 000
      t CO2e

      Mundaring is a rural municipality that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from residential electricity consumption.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential126 000
      Commercial32 000
      Industrial85 000
      Gas Residential1 000
      Commercial0
      Industrial1 000
      Transport* Automotive89 000
      Motorcycle0
      Bus0
      Rail0
      Tram0
      Aviation0
      WasteLandfill12 000
      Water2 000
      Agriculture2 000
      Land Use5 000

      Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.

      Transport activity data from
      Google Environmental Insights Explorer

      Characteristics
      Land area643 km2
      Population39 131
      Gross regional product$ 1 361 737 200
      Climate zone4

      About this report

      This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire municipality. Due to the approximate nature of the profile, the emission values are represented as rounded numbers. This report includes the following sources:

      • Stationary energy (grid supplied electricity/gas)
      • Transport (on-road use and domestic passenger air travel)
      • Waste (landfill and wastewater)
      • Agriculture (enteric fermentation, manure management, and synthetic fertilizer use)
      • Land Use Change (land clearance and reforestation)

      It has been developed to be consistent with the Global Protocol of Carbon Emissions reporting (GPC Protocol), the main international standard for cities and local government areas.

      The Snapshot provides you with a profile of your municipality’s emissions for the inventory year noted and gives a breakdown of emissions by sector. This Snapshot of your local government area’s greenhouse gas emissions profile is based on portioning state level data sets. Snapshot can be used alongside local data sets where more detail is needed.

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      Note that the percentages presented might not add up to 100% because of rounding.

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