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City of Charlotte
Environment Focus Area
Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability, balancing economic growth with preserving our natural resources.
Environment Focus Area Plan FY2018 and 2019
The City of Charlotte recognizes that protecting our natural resources, promoting conservation and improving the environment is fundamentally important to quality of life and essential to maintaining a vibrant economy.
Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability by:
Becoming a model environmental community in how it manages solid waste, energy, water and air
Leading by example by practicing environmental stewardship in city operations and facilities as guided through the Internal Environmental Operations Plan
Seeking and supporting collaborative and regional solutions to environmental problems
Analyzing data and applying technologies to reach our environmental goals
Become a water watcher
Related projects and programs
2015 Water Quality Report
2016 Tree Banding Grant program
Environmental Services Program (Engineering & Property Management)
Engineering & Property Management
Office of Strategy & Budget
Neighborhood & Business Services
Solid Waste Services
Office of Sustainability
Environment as a council priority
The Environment Council Committee develops this area's priorities
which support the protection of
resources, promote efforts toward become a global leader in environmental sustainability and enhance the city's
mission to maintain its residents’ quality of life.
The Environment Focus Area council committee works on this area's priorities and goals. Visit City Council's site for
committee members, upcoming meetings and agendas.
City Council's site
for a committee member listing, upcoming meetings and agendas.
Charlotte's Mayor appoints a committee of city council members who focus on addressing city policies for air and water quality, land preservation and energy and resource conservation to protect our resources and better manage growth.
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