Sustainable Norcross

 

Sustainable Norcross, Inc. was established in 2008 and approved in 2009 as a 501(c)(3) IRS tax-exempt, non-profit corporation. It was created to engage the public in sustainability and environmental stewardship at the individual and community levels through education, community outreach and volunteerism. 

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Mission

The Sustainable Norcross Commission is a seven-member citizen panel appointed by the City Council. Our purpose is to educate the citizens and advise the mayor and council regarding sustainability and environmental matters through development of a measured sustainable city plan and regular communication.

What We Do as a Sustainability Commission:
Sustainability refers to "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."*

Our initiative focuses on the areas of:

  • Green building
  • Energy conservation
  • Water conservation
  • Trees and green space
  • Transportation and air quality
  • Recycling and waste reduction
  • Land use
  • Education
  • Volunteerism

The commission assists the City in certification of the Green Communities Certification issued by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) as described on the ARC website and further described on the City of Norcross Certification.
*Source: Our Common Future, report of the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development (or Brundtland Commission), 1987.

Join Gwinnett County Transit on Saturday February 24 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm for “A Time for Transit” Bus Ride!



Leaving from the Sugarloaf Mills Park & Ride facility, learn how to ride the bus with us as we take a local route to the Doraville MARTA station and back. You will be shown how pay for your fare, read a bus schedule, track your bus on the MyStop app, and much more. Free giveaways and a breeze card will be provided!



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Join Gwinnett County Transit on Saturday February 24 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm for “A Time for Transit” Bus Ride!

 

Leaving from the Sugarloaf Mills Park & Ride facility, learn how to ride the bus with us as we take a local route to the Doraville MARTA station and back. You will be shown how pay for your fare, read a bus schedule, track your bus on the MyStop app, and much more. Free giveaways and a breeze card will be provided!

 

Register at bit.ly/gctevents

1 week ago

Sustainable Norcross

Rain, rain go away, come back another day. Hopefully we'll do Sunday again soon. Stay safe and dry.

Sunday 2/4/18 walk cancelledFebruary 11, 2018, 9:00amThrasher Park - Historic NorcrossAll - due to inclement weather, Sunday, February 4, 2018, we will cancel the walking group session.

Stay safe, warm, and dry.

Respectfully,

Jolyn Barrow
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Sunday 2/4/18 walk cancelled

1 week ago

Sustainable Norcross

On behalf of the Norcross Tree Board, you are cordially invited to attend and help, if desired, the planting of a tree in the front lawn of Johnson Dean Forest. This preserve offers a short loop forest walk and nestled in downtown Norcross, the addition of the tree is a perfect way to help the city celebrate Arbor Day 2018. Following the planting we will have a guided tour of the old Water Works Building and the nature trail through Johnson Dean Park.

You can find Johnson Dean on Barton Street between Sunset and Buchanan. Limited parking at the park but street parking would be okay for the event. Additional parking available at Thrasher Park. It’s a short walk down the hill on Buchanan to Barton.

Arbor Day Plant & Stroll at Johnson-Dean ParkFebruary 16, 2018, 2:00pmSustainable NorcrossOn behalf of the Norcross Tree Board, you are cordially invited to attend and help, if desired, the planting of a tree in the front lawn of Johnson Dean Forest. This preserve offers a short loop forest walk and nestled in downtown Norcross, the addition of the tree is a perfect way to help the city celebrate Arbor Day 2018. Following the planting we will have a guided tour of the old Water Works Building and the nature trail through Johnson Dean Park.

You can find Johnson Dean on Barton Street between Sunset and Buchanan. Limited parking at the park but street parking would be okay for the event. Additional parking available at Thrasher Park. It’s a short walk down the hill on Buchanan to Barton.
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Arbor Day Plant & Stroll at Johnson-Dean Park