As we move into the new year, the Environmental Sustainability Board (ESB for short) would like to challenge all residents to STOP RECYCLING AND FOCUS ON REUSING. Below is a great clip that explains how the market has an impact on what actually gets recycled. We hope you will all help us in sharing this message! Hover over the video and click on the Facebook icon to help us spread the word!
List of the current 2018 committee members:
Jaime Emerson, Chair
Jennifer Fortenberry, Vice Chair
Todd Beasley, Ex-officio member
Jonathan Carter Broome, Student Member
Claire Mitchell, Student Member
Purpose and Duties
The general purpose of the Environmental Sustainability Board is to serve as an advisory committee to the City Council regarding environmental sustainability issues such as tree protection and urban forestry, recycling, and energy use. Their duties include:
Advise, deliberate and make recommendation to City Council on tree and urban forestry related matter, recycling, and energy use
Assist in the development and implementation of any ordinances, policies, or plans related to tree and urban forestry, recycling, and energy use
Assist in the community outreach and public education related to urban forestry and environmental protection related matters
Assist in the planning of community events related to urban forestry and environmental protection
Tree City USA
In 2018, Belmont was named a Tree City USA for the 11th year in a row.
If you would like to apply to be appointed to the Environmental Sustainability Board, please fill out an application HERE.
For more information about the Environmental Sustainability Board, please email Jamie Mendoza.