Sustainability and Resiliency Program
The Sustainability and Resiliency Program, a division of the Office of Resilience and Asset Management, strives to make Pinellas County more sustainable and resilient to current vulnerabilities and future conditions, promote the wise use of resources, and reduce our overall carbon footprint, through internal governmental practices and external community services.
Sustainability is the ability to maintain or improve standards of living without damaging or depleting natural resources for present and future generations
In short: The capacity to endure
Resiliency, or resilience, is the ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from significant threats with minimum damage to social well-being, the economy, and the environment
In short: The capacity to prepare and adapt
Pinellas County has earned a Silver LEED for Cities and Communities certification for leadership in energy and environmental design.
This action plan will set the foundation for all of the County’s sustainability and resiliency policies and initiatives.
The County developed a guidance tool to help ensure that Pinellas County buildings, roads, bridges and other infrastructure are resilient to the impacts of sea-level rise and flooding.
We’re conducting a comprehensive analysis of the carbon footprint of County operations and unincorporated Pinellas County communities.
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Pinellas County has completed its Resilient Pinellas Action Plan, the County’s first comprehensive plan to guide its sustainability and resiliency initiatives for…
- May 16, 2023 Solid Waste changes household hazardous waste collection center operation hours and events
- May 12, 2023 Annual update of local hazard mitigation strategy plan complete
- March 1, 2023 County saves thousands by converting to LED streetlights
- November 29, 2022 Pinellas County joins American Flood Coalition