Buncombe County plan points way toward sustainable future

“This graph demonstrates how Buncombe County’s sustainability plan breaks its three main goals — Economy, Environment and Community — into a series of objectives (14 in all). In many cases, the plan recommends broad strategies such as “promoting waste minimization” and then provides data “indicators” for tracking them, but it doesn’t explain the reasons for the changes shown or provide concrete future targets. Here are some of the most recent waste prevention and safety indicators that will be presented to the commissioners in May as part of the annual sustainability report.” Story by Jake Frankel, Graphic by Steph Guinan. More information at Mountain Xpress

Buncombe County plan points way toward sustainable future

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