In 2008, the region’s first agenda for sustainability was completed with the Sustainable Shelby Implementation Plan. This plan established a strategic framework for action with regard to “green” initiatives in Memphis and Shelby County. The Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability has been charged with the implementation and oversight of the Sustainable Shelby Implementation Plan. The Office of Sustainability will be the area’s leading advocate and resource for sustainability and will coordinate various regional initiatives.
Let’s start small. While it’s nice to think about doing our part to save the planet, adopting a workable sustainability agenda for the Memphis region isn’t really about that, it’s about doing our part to save our...read more