Conservation & Sustainability
|Mercer Island is committed to sustainable practices for a healthy environment.|
Click on a topic below for helpful information -- For an overview of the City's sustainability programs, and some key program dates, visit this page.
For more information, please contact Ross Freeman, Sustainability & Communications Manager at 206.275.7662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Recommits to Greenhouse Gas Reductions
June 15, 2017 - Following the June 1 announcement by the Trump Administration that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas reductions, hundreds of local and state leaders have signed on to an open letter to the international community via the We Are Still In campaign
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City Operations to Run Exclusively on Wind Power Starting 2019
April 19, 2017 - The City of Mercer Island announced today that it will buy 20 years of clean wind power to replace its current mix of electricity. Today, 60 percent of the power supplied regionally by Puget Sound Energy derives from coal and natural gas. The City’s contract for 2019-2039 will repla... Read more...
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