How does sustainability fit in with existing City plans?

Edina’s Comprehensive Plan is updated every 10 years and represents the full list of City priorities and commitments. Read the Environment chapter of City of Edina’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan to learn about Edina’s history of sustainable commitments, existing conditions and challenges, and recommendations for the future. 

The City Council approved Edina's first Climate Action Plan in December 2021. The plan includes 200 actions that can be taken in Edina to meet goals by 2030. The City’s greenhouse gas emission goals target a reduction in City operations and communitywide emissions by 45 percent below 2019 levels and achieve net zero emissions by 2050, in line with the 2015 global Paris Agreement. 

Goals are arranged under the categories: Transportation & Land Use, Water & Wastewater, Buildings & Energy, Local Food & Agriculture, Green Space & Trees, Climate Health & Safety and Climate Economy.

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1. What is Sustainability?
2. How does sustainability fit in with existing City plans?
3. What else has Edina done in terms of sustainability?
4. Does Edina have a Community Solar Garden?
5. How can I make my yard and outdoor community greener?
6. How does Edina support local renewable energy use?
7. Where do I sign up for renewable energy subscriptions or install a solar array on my property?
8. Does Edina have any electric vehicle chargers?
9. Does Edina have any Organics Collection?
10. How is Edina managing water resources?
11. How can I get involved?