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  • Community Gardens

    Community gardens enhance community food security by allowing urban residents to grow their own food. Community gardens offer health benefits by providing people with access to...
  • Community Waste

    Diverting waste extends the life of landfills by reducing the volume of garbage, and reduces the greenhouse gases that are released from the landfill. Diverting waste saves...
  • Participation in Environmental Programs

    Environmental programs educate children, youth, and adults on how natural systems function and how they can take action to protect wildlife, maintain environmental quality, and...
  • Trees Planted

    Trees provide many benefits for people and wildlife in both urban and suburban settings. Trees filter air pollution and water contaminants, while improving air and water...
  • Residential Water Consumption

    Fresh, clean water is a valuable resource and needs to be used wisely and efficiently. Minimizing water use helps to ensure that there is enough for fresh water ecosystems and...
  • Green Certification for New Buildings

    Green buildings use energy, water and other resources more efficiently, reduce waste and pollution, and protect occupant health. Green building certification systems set...
  • Construction Waste

    Waste from construction, demolition, and renovation makes up a significant portion of the municipality's waste stream. More than half of wastes generated by construction and...
  • Green Certification for Existing Buildings

    Buildings account for a significant proportion of energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in a community. Green building certification systems set voluntary standards for...
  • Green Infrastructure Network

    A Green Infrastructure Network (GIN) is an interconnected system of natural areas and open spaces that conserves ecosystems and functions, while providing benefits to both...
  • Integrated Stormwater Management Plans

    Integrated Stormwater Management Plans (ISMPs) take an ecosystem-based approach to rainwater management. These plans are an essential part of a city's growth management strategy...