Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
12Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Planning for a Sustainable Future

Planning for a Sustainable Future

Ratings: (0)|Views: 197|Likes:
Across the country, cities are going green and sharing their successes. Graduate students from Columbia University designed The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published this handbook, which was designed by graduate students from Columbia University, to help your community “go green.” This is a great resource for counties and municipalities looking for ways to enhance their sustainability through a variety of tools and techniques.
Across the country, cities are going green and sharing their successes. Graduate students from Columbia University designed The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published this handbook, which was designed by graduate students from Columbia University, to help your community “go green.” This is a great resource for counties and municipalities looking for ways to enhance their sustainability through a variety of tools and techniques.

More info:

Published by: National Association of County Planners on Sep 17, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/24/2015

pdf

text

original

 
Planning for a Sustainable Future
A Guide for Local Governments
 
Table of Contents
1.IntroductiontoSustainabilityPlanning5
WhatisSustainability?
5
ReasonstoPlan
52.GettingStarted7
AssesstheChallenge
7
IdentifyVulnerabilitiesandPrepareforNaturalDisasters
8
WorkThroughExistingResourcesandNetworks
10
BuildCoalitions
10
EducateColleaguesandthePublic
11
SecureFunding,ReduceCosts
12
UseaPlanningFramework
14

3.AreasofOpportunity17
Transportation
17
LandUsePlanning
21
BiologicalConservationandOpenSpacePreservation
25
SolidWasteGenerationandRecycling
29
Energy,AirQualityandClimate
35
ProtectingWaterQualityandEnsuringFutureSupply
41
GreenBuilding
47
GreenProcurement
534.Conclusion:MovingBeyondPlanningtoAction55
Goal-Setting,Targets,andPerformanceMeasurementStrategies
56
WrappingUpandMovingForward
565.PreparingtheGuide57

Activity (12)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads
bbarbu liked this
Mohd Zamri Husin liked this
Surjan Singh liked this
Allan Cunningham liked this
wooblues liked this
yanstyle07 liked this
dnmegantara liked this
pancasetia liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->