Actions for your city, town, or county

Installing solar panel
Installing solar panel

Start a solar co-op with interesting community members. It will reduce costs and become a growing movement. Of course, remember to start with energy efficiency before going solar

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A bike path
A bike path

Organize with friends to initiate a shared use path for bicyclists and walkers to enjoy, encourage health and reduce driving. Find a route that connects neighborhoods with your downtown, parks, schools. Make it connect with low-income neighborhoods

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Compost & recycling pickup
Compost & recycling pickup

Start a city wide bicycle pick up for residential compost or recycling and bring it to a community composting hub

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Organize the community
Organize the community

Organize citizens to form a city committee that develops and implements a Sustainability Action Plan for your community. It can include issues of environment, health, social justice, and increased quality of life for all residents

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School gardens & compost
School gardens & compost

Work with school administrators and teachers to create school gardens and composting

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Sustainable Businesses
Sustainable Businesses

Organize with local businesses to form a Sustainable Business Coalition

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Zero Waste
Zero Waste

Organize to create a zero waste city ordinance and plan of action

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Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy

Organize to become a 100% renewable energy city by 2040 like many cities are starting across the USA

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Organize Local Structural Change
Organize Local Structural Change

Have your city, town or county join ICLEI's Local Governments for Sustainability and ClearPaths to learn how to create a climate action plan

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