Outstanding Achievements

4-STAR Community Certification

With its 2019 recertification, Plano showed improvement in every one of STAR’s goal areas. In addition to being a 4-STAR Community, the City of Plano is also a LEED Certified City through the U.S. Green Building Council. These certifications place Plano among the top cities in America for Sustainability. See the recertification highlights here.

Other 2019 Accolades

  • President’s Circle Recognition Award – Keep America Beautiful
  • Volunteer of the Year: Marvin Hamilton – Keep Texas Beautiful
  • Outstanding Public Education and Outreach – Composting, STAR North Texas
  • Outstanding Achievement in Outreach – Air North Texas
  • Volunteer Supervisor of the Year: Heather Harrington – City of Plano 
  • EPA WaterSense Partner

2018 Accolades

  • Outstanding Achievement in Outreach – Air North Texas
  • SolSmart Bronze Award
  • Recycling Partnership with United Electronic Recycling – North Texas Corporate Recycling Association
  • EPA WaterSense Partner
  • EPA Green Power Partner

Previous Years

2007 - 2017

1992 - 2006

4-STAR Community Rating logo
LEED Certified 2019 logo
KAB Presidents Award 2019
EPA Green Power Partner