Eugene, Oregon enjoys a long history of innovation, vision and commitment to sustainability. We take a comprehensive approach that places equal importance on advancing social equity, economic prosperity and environmental health.
The City has adopted several sustainability goals including:
Reduce community-wide fossil fuel consumption 50 percent by 2030
Reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions 10 percent below 1990 levels by 2020
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions so that all city facilities are carbon neutral by 2020
Reduce waste from city facilities and operations 75 percent by 2014 and 90 percent by 2020
The City has an Office of Sustainability and a Sustainability Commission. Other important sustainability initiatives include: