Community development projects, sustainable communites

This chapter provides examples of community sustainability projects. It begins by providing a broad geographical sampling of projects under way in various communities in the United States. It follows with detailed descriptions of projects in four communities: Northampton County, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; EcoVillage at Ithaca, New York; and Presidio National Park, San Francisco, California. Click … Continue reading Community development projects, sustainable communites

Sustainable communities and sustainable development a review of the sustainable communities plan

The Sustainable Communities Plan was drawn up by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in order to tackle serious housing shortages, particularly in London and the South East; a crisis of affordability for many ordinary households, particularly key service workers; and the decline of low income urban neighbourhoods across the country, but particularly in … Continue reading Sustainable communities and sustainable development a review of the sustainable communities plan

Sustainable Community tools – US Environmental Protection Agency

Access to tools relating to building sustainable communities in the USA, including resources on: Climate Change Codes, Ordinances, and Land Development Regulations Environmental Justice Funding Resources Green Building Housing Land Reuse and Revitalization Planning Sustainable Materials Management Transportation Water Click on the links above to have a look at a list of resources relating to … Continue reading Sustainable Community tools – US Environmental Protection Agency