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Green Works is continuing efforts to guide Orlando on a course toward long-term sustainability through these focus areas.
The city is working towards a local food system that encompasses the entire cycle of food production and consumption, including growing, transporting and the use of disposal.
A city’s livability can be compared to the quality of life for its residents. This includes the natural environment and tree canopy, entertainment and recreational activities, economic prosperity, walkability, culture and equity.
The city is currently pursuing a series of improvements to enable residents to reduce reliance on private automobiles and invest in infrastructure to encourage more sustainable choices.
Orlando continues to strive to become a “zero waste” community, aiming to eliminate sending solid waste to landfills by 2040.
Water not only supports the lives of people and wildlife, it is a valuable resource that could provide greater opportunity for economic development and recreation.
Orlando is a national leader in energy efficiency for new and existing commercial buildings that reduce waste and pollution, while saving businesses and residents significant amounts of money.