Sustainability Office

The Sustainability Office works as a steward of public resources by promoting innovative practices and policies to reduce the Unified Government's environmental footprint, grow the local economy, and foster a thriving community by networking staff, ideas, and resources across departments and throughout the community to achieve outcomes supported by a long-term sustainability plan.

The Sustainability Office aims to achieve strategic innovation though the collection and analysis of information, piloting of new practices, and development of long-term collaborative efforts. This will also involve land management of Unified Government green space, ecological planning and project management, and education as it pertains to Unified Government green space and ecology. 

  1. 2019 Call for Water Conservation Leadership Award Nominations

    Do you know an individual, business, or organization that demonstrates wise water use? Share with us your candidate's water-saving efforts and nominate them for the 2019 ACC Water Conservation Leadership Award. Read on...
  2. Call for Entries: Ripple Effect Film Project

    The Ripple Effect Film Project is accepting submissions for the film contest until January 25, 2019. The contest is open to filmmakers of all ages and experience levels with a connection to Athens, GA. Read on...
  3. Would you like to become a Georgia Master Composter?

    Through this comprehensive training, you will learn the chemistry and microbiology of composting, types of composting systems, reasons for composting, backyard composting techniques and teaching tools. Click here to apply.
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