Sustainable City


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.

Sustainability Goals

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

Sustainability Initiatives

The City has an Office of Sustainability and a Sustainability Commission. Other important sustainability initiatives include: 
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