NEW Energy & Water Benchmarking Ordinance - in effect May 1, 2018
Food Waste Collection Pilot Program - May 8, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Pesticides Use Ordinance - in effect May 1, 2018 on private property
Reusable Bag Ordinance - in effect March 1, 2016
Polystyrene Ban Ordinance- in effect March 1, 2016
City Hall - 25 Cottage Road
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone number: 207-347-4148
Fax number: 207-767-7620
Creating a Sustainable South Portland
The mission of South Portland's Office of Sustainability is to guide the development of policies and practices that simultaneously promote economic well-being, strong community connections, and a healthy environment. The primary focus of this office is to implement the City's Climate Action Plan and related initiatives to help municipal departments, schools, and the community become more sustainable.
What We're Working Toward
2. Energy & Climate - to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Citywide through energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy initiatives, and plan for resiliency and adaptation.
3. Sustainable Transportation - to reduce the environmental impact of vehicles in South Portland, and support the use of alternative transportation options.
4. Pesticide Use - to reduce toxins in our community by reducing the use of pesticides and promoting a transition to organic land care practices.
5. Community Engagement - to develop collaborative partnerships that build support for community initiatives and increase awareness about sustainable programs, policies and practices.