Together with the community, we work to protect the environment, mitigate climate change and create a healthier, more environmentally responsible city.
Everyone in Burlington recognizes that we are all connected to, and dependent on the environment, and acts on this understanding to ensure a good quality of life and a sustainable future.
Respect for Nature — We are a part of nature and must live in harmony with it.
Leadership — We provide positive, effective, and educational environmental leadership.
Integrity — We operate with transparency, accountability, professionalism and a solution focus.
Steadfastness — We stand by our convictions and persistently strive for our goals.
OUR GOALS & STRATEGIES:
Through awareness, advocacy, and action, we advance our mission and goals with a Strategic Plan to direct our impactful work to 2023. The plan emphasizes community participation and empowerment to support our overarching aim to create a much stronger culture of environmental stewardship among residents and all sectors in Burlington.
Check out our current Strategic Plan.