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Denver Office of Sustainability

Our mission and programs focus on twelve resource areas: Air Quality, Climate, Energy, Food, Health, Housing, Land Use, Materials, Mobility, Water Quality, Water Quantity, and Workforce.

The Office of Sustainability leads efforts by the City and County of Denver to secure our economy and enhance our quality of life by ensuring that basic resources are available and affordable for all Denver residents, now and in the future.

From Harvey Park to Park Hill, native or transplant, we all love this place. We're proud to call Denver home, and we show our love for the Mile High City by doing our part to take care of it. 

More and more Denverites are showing their love by taking simple actions to live more sustainably and help the city achieve our 2020 Sustainability Goals. Check out our website for some ideas about how you can join in and do the same!

Denver, CO, 1437 Bannock Street, Suite 350, USA, 80202
The Office of Sustainability's mission is to ensure that the basic resources on which our quality of life depends are available and affordable to everyone, now and in the future.
Key programs & initiatives
Air Quality - Attain all National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
Climate – Reduce total community-wide CO2e emissions from Denver to below the level of emissions in 1990, (i.e., less than 11.8 million mtCO2e).
Energy – Hold total energy consumed in Denver for buildings, mobility and industrial processes below the total consumed in 2012, while cutting fossil fuel consumption by 50% from 2012 levels.
Food – Grow or process at least 20% of the food purchased in Denver entirely within Colorado.
Health – Increase the percentage of children and adolescents in Denver who are at a healthy weight from 69% to 74%.
Housing – Ensure that at least 80 percent of neighborhoods in Denver are rated as "affordable" using the Center for Neighborhood Technology's H+T Index while preserving the diversity of the neighborhoods.
Land Use – Move Denver’s Walk Friendly rating to Platinum from Gold.
Materials – Increase the citywide recycling rate to 34% or greater.
Mobility – Provide mobility options (transit, car-pooling, biking, walking) that reduce commuting travel in Denver done in single-occupant vehicles to no more than 60% of all trips.
Water Quality – Make all Denver rivers and creeks swimmable and fishable.
Water Quantity – Work with Denver Water to reduce per capita use of potable water in Denver by 22% (down to 165 gallons per day) over a 2001 baseline, and take additional steps using the City's independent authority, in partnership with the Denver community, to keep the rate of increase in absolute consumption of potable water below the rate of population increase.
Workforce – Provide workforce training and mobility incentive programs so that less than 60 percent of workers who live in transit deserts and work in Denver drive to work alone most of the time.
Geographic scope
City and County of Denver
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