The Office of Sustainability works with all departments across the city to integrate sustainable design, technology, and practice into municipal operations, infrastructure and services.
Learn about why your recyclables may not have been collected, and how you can resolve the issue.
Feed the landscape, not the landfill with fun and sustainable backyard composting.
View an interactive map of recycling locations where certain items may be taken in person for recycling.
Rules and instructions for disposing of hazardous household waste safely.
Learn about what items can be recycled in the City of Asheville, and how to prepare them for pickup.
Collection schedules and information on how to prepare tree limbs, leaves, or shrub trimmings for pickup.
Share your priorities for implementing renewable energy. In the past two years, the City of Asheville and Buncombe County have both adopted renewable energy goals. The City and County have both committed to transition all government operations from fossil-fueled energy (coal, natural gas, propane, gasoline, etc.) to renewable energy (solar, wind, etc.) by 2030. […]
For its 25th consecutive year, Duke Energy has selected six outstanding organizations to receive the company’s prestigious Power Partner award. Duke Energy established the Power Partner award in 1992 to honor businesses and other organizations that achieve exemplary results in categories that include solutions innovation, community excellence, economic development, sustainability innovation and storm restoration. […]
With 2018 nearly in the books, it’s time to take stock of City of Asheville projects and developments from the past year. Here are 10 topics that your City government advanced in 2018. We’ll have 2019 initiatives to look for in another roundup Jan. 1. Debra Campbell becomes Asheville City Manager The search for […]