About Sustainability in Takoma Park
The City of Takoma Park is committed to the ideas of creating a sustainable community. The City’s sustainability efforts are integrated into a variety of innovative programs – every department in Takoma Park participates.
Sustainability is thoroughly integrated in all City departments. The Sustainability Manager in the Public Works Department serves as a full time lead for innovative internal and external programs with staff, residents and stakeholders. Takoma Park's sustainability programs have helped make Takoma Park a national leader in sustainability, energy efficiency, and move us towards being a zero waste city.
Special Sustainability Alert: We need your help to win the $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Download our Green Home Certification Guide to find out how to do your part to help Takoma park win.
Watch and share this hilarious 2-minute video, created by Sister Eden Media, a Takoma Park company, which stresses the 3 simple steps everyone one can take to help Takoma Park win the $5 Million Georgetown Energy Prize!
Sustainable Takoma Park on Social Media
Connect with Takoma Park’s Sustainability initiative on social media! We have a dedicated Facebook page and also regularly put sustainability oriented posts on the City’s official Twitter & Instagram accounts… just look for the #sustainability hashtag!
Facebook | Sustainable Takoma Park
Twitter | @TakomaParkMD | #sustainability
Georgetown University Energy Prize
First quarter rankings are in — Takoma Park is #29.
Visit our Sustainability page to find out how you can help us get closer to the $5 million prize!Help us win!
Food Waste Collection
Our curbside food waste collection program is so easy a chihuahua can do it!
(...and you get free compost!)Sign me up!