To "live green" in Plano means to create a community in which:
We protect our environment by conserving resources and minimizing waste.
We reduce toxic products and materials.
We have healthy ecosystems and sustainable neighborhoods.
We integrate environmental values into the economy and our everyday lives.
Sustainability is often defined as, "to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs." The City of Plano offers a broad spectrum of programs and educational opportunities to residents interested in living green.