Environmental Initiatives

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Durham County is committed to vigorously pursuing sustainable practices in their operations. Initiatives include: 
  • A County green building policy requires all new buildings to meet high environmental standards. The County currently has 9 LEED buildings.
  • The County has purchased several electric vehicles and installed public electric vehicle charging stations throughout Durham.
  • A County idle reduction policy require employees to shut off vehicles when not in use to reduce fuel costs, maintenance, pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Reports and Plans

Programs and Projects