If you look up the word sustain in the dictionary, you'll see definitions that include to keep up or keep going or to keep in existence; to maintain. Referring to the environment, sustainability is the term to describe the efforts that public and private organizations as well as individuals undertake to minimize their impact on the environment.

City & Regional Efforts
On February 24, 2009, the Ferguson City Council adopted Ordinance #2009-3382, which imposes energy-conservation requirements, recycling guidelines, and regulations relating to the design and construction of new and remodeled homes and buildings.

Going Green
In an effort to help the city and residents go green, we have created this page to share information about what the city and other organizations in our region are doing to improve our environment, and how you can help as well, from the comfort of your own home.

Related Documents
As they become available, other documents and information will be provided below.