What is sustainability?
To be sustainable is to meet the needs of today without preventing future generations from meeting their needs.
Pursuing sustainability in the City operation means addressing and improving environmental, social, and economic health concurrently — the triple bottom line of sustainability.
In February 2020, City Council passed a resolution recognizing the urgency for climate action. In response to this resolution, City staff and engaged community members are preparing a Community Climate Action Plan.
The iGreenCR Action Plan is the City of Cedar Rapids’ commitment to pursue sustainability and a higher quality of life in Cedar Rapids.
From installing green energy in your home or business to taking advantage of water conservation rebates and careers in sustainability — we encourage you to bring iGreenCR sustainability principles with you wherever you go! Check out our list of available tools and resources to improve your own economic, social, and environmental wellbeing.