Sustainability Practices

3 spheres of sustainabilitySustainable practices involve a balance of economic, environmental and lifestyle factors and can positively affect our quality of life. As Chester County experiences continued development pressure, it is important to implement strategies to develop new sustainable practices and systems that continue to protect our natural resources, create jobs and provide residents healthy lifestyle choices.

Sustainability Case Studies

These case studies showcase successful local initiatives that can serve as examples of natural resource preservation methods, either for the purpose of improving water quality and habitat or as a component of the development/redevelopment process. These case studies can be applied to a variety of project types undertaken by both municipalities and individuals alike. View case studies

Sustainable Infrastructure Practices

"Real world" success stories on how the quality of life in Chester County can be preserved while using less energy, spending less money and protecting our environment. View success stories