The Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) promotes a healthy environment, strong economy, and the well-being of the people living in Louisville, KY. The LSC brings together businesses, nonprofits, government departments, educational institutions, other groups and individuals to collaborate with the community to facilitate the achievement of Louisville’s Sustainability Goals by 2025. We will work to rally the community to:
Air Quality: Maintain air quality that exceeds the National Ambient Air Quality Standards
Buildings: Reduce the total energy and water consumption by the built environment by 25%
Living Systems: Increase the area of green cover in the metro by 10%
Material Recovery: Divert 50% of solid waste from the landfill
Neighborhoods and Mobility: Decrease transportation related greenhouse gas emissions by 20%
Renewable Energy: Increase amount of energy from renewable sources to 10% of total generated
Water: Protect, enhance and celebrate waterways by exceeding national quality standards
The LSC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your annual membership supports our work.
What we do
Measure Louisville’s Sustainability
Louisville, KY is a Certified 4-STAR Community—Recognized for National Excellence! Click here to learn more.
The next rating and certification cycle is in 2018.
Facilitate Action Teams & Projects
Our Action Teams work to make measurable progress towards achieving our goals. Find out how you can support a team or project here.
Green Drinks Louisville meets monthly for fun, social green conversation.
2016 Sustainability Summit: It Takes A ‘Ville
2015 Sustainability Summit: Improving Our Air Quality
2014 — 1st Annual Sustainability Summit