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New Plan Promotes Sustainability

A comprehensive new approach to using and reusing materials more productively over their entire life cycles thus reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions coming from landfills was presented to the Carlsbad City Council Aug. 20, along with an overview of new state laws and goals for reducing the overall waste stream. 

The city’s Sustainable Materials Management Plan contains specific policies, ordinances, programs, services and other measures that taken together represent and systematic approach to meeting state laws and positioning Carlsbad to emerge as a leader in green development and sustainability, with a focus on water, energy, recycling and food.

Staff report, Aug. 20, 2019

August 22, 2019