Fort Collins Utilizes Green Energy Practices
Everyone agrees that “going green” is the best way to reduce energy consumption and make better use of our natural resources and energy. Last year, the Fort Collins City Council agreed to adopt some of the most admirable and the most aggressive goals in the U.S., designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the community. The goals are designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2020 and 80 percent by 2030, which would put Fort Collins on a trajectory to be carbon neutral by 2050!
There are many areas of the community that will be more “green.” From building structures with energy efficient factors in mind to reducing water usage, look at some of the ways that Fort Collins is working towards a greener future:
There are also some easy things that Fort Collins residents can do to go green at home or in the workplace. Here are some tips that are easy to implement:
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