Sustainable Denton

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Denton's First Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP)

As global temperatures and extreme weather events increase, local governments are increasingly taking action to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. The City of Denton has been monitoring greenhouse gas emissions from the community since 2011 but is now taking steps to reduce these emissions and to increase our community's resilience.

The City is looking for YOUR input as a part of the climate action planning process.  To learn more and stay up to date on this project, please follow the link below and sign up for alerts.


Request A Meeting In A Box 

Meeting in a Box is an opportunity to learn more about the climate action planning process, and have more in depth conversation about the challenges and opportunities for Denton. Host a meeting for your organization or request a staff member to lead a community group discussion. Click below to request a date and to receive materials. 


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Simply Sustainable - A Framework for Denton's Future

Denton continues to embrace sustainability with the adoption of Simply Sustainable - A Framework for Denton’s Future (PDF) which uses a systematic and comprehensive approach to implementing sustainability improvementsSimply Sustainable Opens in new window throughout the community.

The update to Simply Sustainable includes new strategies based on best practices, STAR Communities/LEED for Cities goals, and community feedback. Our Vision and Guiding Principles remain the same moving forward, while our focus areas and goals have expanded to include additional strategies to further our sustainability as a community.