OUR FOCUS

Initiatives that advance a culture of conservation including best practices in building efficiency, energy, food, transportation, waste reduction and recycling to drive responsible stewardship of air, land, water, wildlife and other natural resources.

OUR SIX AREAS OF FOCUS

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RAISE BUILDING EFFICIENCY

Make it sustainable through energy improvement campaigns, weatherstripping, air sealing, equipment upgrades, window improvements, additional insulation, and more.

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REDUCED WASTE

Campaigns to reduce waste in our food system and consumer products, increase organic composting, improve recycling.

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Sustainable Energy

INCREASE CLEAN

ENERGY USE

For our town, schools, homes, and promoting sustainable energy use that will benefit our local economy; resident solarize campaigns, and solarize municipal buildings

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INCREASE CLEAN TRANSPORTATION

Promote the use of clean energy options and charging stations; conduct EV campaigns, promote public transit and other mobility strategies, promote safe streets 

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IMPROVE CLEAN AIR & WATER

Keep our local water supply clean; promote watershed education, protection, and restoration; support water conservation and low-impact development; collaborate on natural resource inventory, open space planning, and green grounds initiatives.

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LOCAL ECONOMY

Promote BUY LOCAL campaigns; strengthen community self-sufficiency through local production of foodstuffs and daily goods; research and support sustainable purchasing and inventory practices; help local businesses access C-PACE financing to reduce their buildings’ carbon footprint.