Sustainability


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Concord’s Sustainability Division is responsible for developing and implementing programs, policies and initiatives to achieve the Town’s climate and sustainability goals. The Town of Concord has a goal of reducing community-wide greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 in alignment with the Paris Climate Accord and the Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act.

Fill out the sustainability questionnaire to let us know what is important to you! 

QUICK TIPS FOR HOW YOU CAN HELP CREATE A MORE SUSTAINABLE CONCORD

CONSERVE WATER

Sign up for a free Water Conservation consultation from the Water & Sewer Division. You can also get free water saving devices for your home and rebates for water saving appliances! 

REDUCE WASTE

Talk to REUSIT about how to recycle. Sign-up for curbside recycling with Concord Public Works. Drop off your yard waste at Concord Public Works’ compost site. You can also get a discounted back yard compost bin! You can also get a discounted backyard compost bin! 

SAVE ENERGY

Get a free home energy audit and LED makeover through CMLP. You can also get rebates for Energy Star appliances and heat pump water heaters! 

TRAVEL GREEN

Take advantage of Concord's many trails by biking and walking when you can. Take the commuter rail and consider an electric vehicle next time you buy a car. CMLP has information about home electric vehicle chargers.

WEATHERIZE

Insulate and air-seal your home to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Take advantage of rebates for homes heated with all fuel types! 

HEAT SMART

Sign up for HeatSmart to receive discounted prices and incentives for installing heat pumps to save money and energy on home heating and cooling. 

  1. Kate Hanley

    Director of Sustainability

Fun Facts

LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY GROUPS

Mother’s Out Front: https://ma.mothersoutfront.org/concord

Concord on Tap: https://sites.google.com/view/concordontap

ConcordCAN: http://www.concordcan.org/