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Moab City Embraces Sustainability

The Moab City Council has determined that it is in the best interests of the community that the City of Moab take a leadership role in championing volunteer efforts to preserve and conserve natural resources and promote a cleaner, healthier environment.

The City of Moab has adopted goals that add to the quality of life for our current and future residents and lessen negative impacts on the environment.

The plan recommends that the City aim for a 25 percent reduction in per capita water consumption over the next five years, and that the City reduce outdoor usage of culinary water by 25 percent in the same time period.

Energy goals include reducing the City of Moab government’s proportionate use of non-renewable fuels by 20 percent by the year 2020 as well as increasing the City’s proportionate use of clean, renewable energy sources by 20 percent by the year 2020, and 100 percent by 2030. The City will also provide an energy efficient model for local residents, local businesses, and other communities and will take the lead in promoting energy efficiency through the Green to Gold Business Program.

For more information, contact Moab Sustainability Director Dr. Rosemarie Russo, or visit the Sustainable Moab website.