Sustainability & Me

​​​​Your resource for getting involved in our community's sustainability work

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​​​​​​​​Welcome to SUSTAINA​BILITY ​AN​​​D ME, your personal resource for being a part of the sustainability movement in Ann Arbor!​​​​

There are a numb​​er of different ways you can int​​eract with sustainability in our community. In our For Families & Individuals section, you can find resources such as ​tips to greening your home, ways to increase your family's resilience, strategies for mana​​ging rainwater, tips related to recycling and composting, and much more. 

If you are a local business owner and/or want to learn more about how businesses are enga​​​ging with sustainability, check out the For Businesses section. Here you'll find information about Building Energy Performance Reporting (BEPS), our Green Business Challenge, energy savings tips, how to secure an energy audit for your business, and much more. 

Check out the Transpor​tation​ section to learn more about opportunities to minimize the footprint of your mo​bility in and around town. ​

To learn more about the sustainability of our homes, visit our Gre​en Rental Housing​ ​page, where you'll find information on ​policy recommendations to standardize market expectations for the quality of rental units. Or, check out the​ Home Energy Rating Disclosure​ page, where you can learn about our work to provide consumer protections for home buyers by helping them understand the energy efficiency of homes on the market in Ann Arbor.​​

To learn more about the City's plan for a sustainable and renewable supplemental energy utility, visit our SEU page. 

Finally, for information on programs aimed at changing how we use, reuse, and dispose materials, visit our Circular Economy​ page.

If your organization has additional resources to help us advance sustainability and our carbon neutrality goals, please send us a note at [email protected]