Research & Reports

The 2015 Local Government Sustainability Practices Survey is a joint project of ICMA.

Through projects with the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), the U.S. EPA, and others, ICMA provides technical assistance and knowledge resources to the small towns and rural communities that are engaged in regional sustainability planning.

A survey to learn more about the priorities and activities of U.S. local governments related to the adoption of solar energy.

Advancing Social Equity Goals to Achieve Sustainability: Local Governments, Social Equity, and Sustainable Communities

This survey seeks to understand how local government policies, programs, plans, and other activities support food production, processing, distribution, access, or disposal.

Learn Now on Sustainability

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The Brownfields Conference features a dynamic educational program of speakers, discussions, mobile workshops, films and other learning formats that are calibrated to provide you with case study examples, program updates, and useful strategies for meeting your brownfield challenges head on.

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This webinar will take a look at the China Sword changes, what recycling companies are doing to manage the changes, and other areas.

The Latest Resources on Sustainability

PM Magazine, December 2019

With rapid growth, infill is occurring at a swift pace, and infill happens on brownfields.

Wooster, Ohio—2019 Recipient, Program Excellence Award, Community Sustainability (10,000

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More people than ever are taking part in recycling. However, as participation has climbed...