Every Department and Business Unit at the City is in some way involved in the community and the global effort to be more sustainable and reduce our environmental impact. Our sustainability framework is helping to coordinate and foster these efforts, measure their success and set new benchmarks.
This section provides information, resources and services aimed at making Richmond "A Sustainable City".
"Our vision of a sustainable Richmond is a healthy, safe and enriched island community with an innovative and prosperous economy and thriving natural systems, sustained for current and future generations."
Browse the pages in this section to learn how the City is working towards becoming a leader in sustainability with a "Corporate First approach. With innovative initiatives in building performance and Power Smart municipal operations, alternative energy production, transportation, infrastructure planning, financial planning, and social planning as well as human resources and information technology our vision is taking shape.
This section also provides essential information regarding best practices, bylaws, policies and intiatives relating to things such as tree protection, pesticide use, riparian management areas, and more. For information on recycling and composting see the City Services section of this site for Recycling & Garbage Services.
To navigate this part of our site, you may use the fly-out menus on the left, or you may wish to consult the Site Map for this section.