​Eco-Municipalities and Sustainable Communities

Sustainability Resources

Toward a Sustainable Community: A Toolkit for Local Government, Volume 1

This volume includes an overview of sustainability and chapters on energy, buildings, transportation/mobility, procurement, investments, and human resources.

 

 Toward a Sustainable Community, Volume 1

 

Toward a Sustainable Community: A Toolkit for Local Government, Volume 1

This volume includes an overview of sustainability and chapters on climate change, air quality, land use, water, land and water conservation, parks and recreation, cemeteries, economic localization, local food systems, and solid waste.    

  Toward a Sustainable Community, Volume 2            

 

The Natural Step and Eco-municipalities

 The Natural Step and Eco-municipalities  [PowerPoint presentation]
 

Sustainable Communities: Lessons from Wisconsin and Sweden

Sustainable Communities: Lessons from Wisconsin and Sweden The Land Use Tracker

 

Swedish Eco-Municipalities

Swedish Eco-Municipalities: A Model for Sustainable Communities in Wisconsin by Lisa MacKinnon of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin (pages 3-7 of newsletter)
 
 

Sustainable Communities Capacity Center (website)

Sustainable Communities Capacity Center includes map of WI eco-municipalities, resources and case studies.
 

​Central Wisconsin Sustainability Efforts

Central Wisconsin Eco-Municipality (fact sheet)

Provides a brief description of Wisconsin communities engaged in eco-municpality efforts.
 
 

Central Wisconsin Sustainability Newsletter

The Central Wisconsin Sustainability Newsletter is a regularly updated collection of local, regional, national and international articles related to a variety of sustainability issues.
 
To stay up-to-date on sustainability accomplishments and upcoming events,  sign up for the Central Wisconsin Sustainability Newsletter. You will receive a monthly email update with current articles. 
 

Sustainable Living: Books and Resources

 
On June 16, 2008, the Stevens Point City Council unanimously voted to designate Stevens Point as an Eco-Municipality (see www.sustainablepoint.org). In that spirit, the library has produced this booklet listing some resources that will help people live a greener lifestyle.