Louisville Metro Comprehensive Plan 2040

More Action Opportunities - Comprehensive Planning for Louisville Metro 2040

We need YOU to get involved in the development of the Comprehensive Plan for Louisville Metro 2040! Your participation  in ...

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2016 Sustainability Summit

      See the video highlights of the 2016 Sustainability Summit!                           ...

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Become an annual Member of the LSC - Join Today!

The LSC relies on your annual renewing membership to support our work. Your financial support of the LSC, a 501(3)(c ) non-profit ...

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Green Drinks Louisville

Join Green Drinks Louisville the 3rd Wednesday of each month for casual green networking in Louisville, KY.  Sign up for email ...

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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

star-communities-certifiedLouisville, 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.


Host Events

May 2016 Green Drinks_2

Green Drinks Louisville meets monthly for fun, social green conversation.

Sustainability Summits

2016 Sustainability Summit: It Takes A ‘Ville

2015 Sustainability Summit: Improving Our Air Quality

2014 — 1st Annual Sustainability Summit