Sustainable Living

What It Means to Live Green in Plano

To "live green" in Plano means to create a community in which:
  • We protect our environment by conserving resources and minimizing waste.
  • We reduce toxic products and materials.
  • We have healthy ecosystems and sustainable neighborhoods.
  • We integrate environmental values into the economy and our everyday lives.
Sustainability is often defined as, "to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs." The City of Plano offers a broad spectrum of programs and educational opportunities to residents interested in living green.

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Air Quality Alternative Vehicles Composting Energy Efficiency
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Gardening Green Building Litter Cleanups Nature
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Recycling & Waste Renewable Energy Water Conservation & Quality Volunteer Programs