Building a Culture of Sustainability in Leon County

Welcome to the official website of Leon County’s Office of Sustainability!
Our team is working hard every day to enhance our community’s environmental, economic, and social resilience by promoting adoption of sustainability practices within County government and the community at large.

Water Resources

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Learn about your water footprint, the importance of conserving water, and ways to reduce daily water consumption.

Energy Conservation

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Discover ways to become more energy-efficient. These tips will not only help save energy, but they’ll help save money.

Transportation

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Explore the great benefits of alternative transportation, find transportation resources in Leon County, and gain green driving knowledge.

Waste Reduction

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Discover ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle through learning about Leon County’s recycling program, how to compost, and how to shop smart by shopping green.

Sustainable Food

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Eating locally helps the community! Discover local farmers markets, co-ops, restaurants, and ways to eat more sustainably in Leon County.

Community Gardens

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Learn about Leon County’s Community Garden Program and ways to get involved in local gardens.

Fun facts about Leon County

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Community gardens have received mini-grants from
Leon County

51%

Recycling rate in Leon County
(the statewide goal is to reach 75% by the year 2020)

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Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles in Leon County's transportation fleet

Want to learn more about the history of Leon County's Office of Sustainability?

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2015 Summit Report

The 2015 Leon County "Food for Us" Sustainable Communities Summit brought together over 300 community members and local and national experts to pursue the "good food" goal of healthy, affordable, accessible food for all. This report is full of resources, Summit materials, and possible direction for future action. Pull up a chair and get involved, because as the tagline says, "we're all at the table together."

Check Out Our New Community Garden Applications!

Leon County Community Garden Application

This application is for citizens interested in starting a community garden on Leon County-owned land.

Please note: the fillable form option may not be available in your version of Chrome or Firefox. If you are viewing these forms via Chrome or Firefox and are unable to see the form fields you will need to download the form and then open it in an Adobe window. You will then be able to click on the document and type/send your information in the spaces provided.

Leon County School Stakeholder Garden Application

This application is for schools in Leon County interested in starting or expanding an educational garden.

Please note: the fillable form option may not be available in your version of Chrome or Firefox. If you are viewing these forms via Chrome or Firefox and are unable to see the form fields you will need to download the form and then open it in an Adobe window. You will then be able to click on the document and type/send your information in the spaces provided.

Leon County Non-School Stakeholder Garden Application

This application is for citizens who would like to start a community garden on non-County owned land in Leon County.

Please note: the fillable form option may not be available in your version of Chrome or Firefox. If you are viewing these forms via Chrome or Firefox and are unable to see the form fields you will need to download the form and then open it in an Adobe window. You will then be able to click on the document and type/send your information in the spaces provided.

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