Sustainability Office

The Sustainability Office works as a steward of public resources by promoting innovative practices and policies to reduce the Unified Government's environmental footprint, grow the local economy, and foster a thriving community by networking staff, ideas, and resources across departments and throughout the community to achieve outcomes supported by a long-term sustainability plan.

The Sustainability Office aims to achieve strategic innovation though the collection and analysis of information, piloting of new practices, and development of long-term collaborative efforts. This will also involve land management of Unified Government green space, ecological planning and project management, and education as it pertains to Unified Government green space and ecology. 
  1. Athens Named Most Water Wise

    Area Residents Make 8,374 Pledges to Cut Water Use By 42.3 Million Gallons As Part of 6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, Presented by Toyota Read on...
  2. ACC Public Utilities Department first utility to win EPA Sustained Excellence Award

    The Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office was awarded the Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its major contributions to WaterSense and water efficiency. Read on...
  3. Newton Bridge Road Recycling Drop-off site to Close

    Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department, Recycling Division, (ACC Recycling Division) announces today that the recycling drop-off site at 200 Newton Bridge Road, will be closing by the end of December. Read on...
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