City's 'Gathering of the Greens' sustainability event on September 11th

September 10, 2018 | by Erin Sirianni

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The City of Mercer Island will be presenting an update on its sustainability plan at its annual “Gathering of the Greens” event, to take place on Tuesday, September 11th, at 7 pm, at the Congregational Church on Mercer Island.

The event is hosted by local environmental groups, including Sustainable Mercer Island and Mercer Island Ready for 100. The City’s Sustainability Manager will address various sustainability topics, including the following:

  • The City’s trial use of the STAR Community Rating system (to benchmark and measure progress on sustainability measures)
  • Local Climate Action plans, and ongoing work with the King County Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C)
  • Recent sustainability initiatives, such as Solarize Mercer Island and the Bikeshare pilot program

Learn more about the City’s sustainability programs on Mercer Island >>