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Capital City Sustainability Partnership

Invitation: Harnessing the Collective Vision

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Latest News: Capital City Sustainable Partnership

Carson City citizenry has been discussing how we, collectively, can make our city a better place to live, work, and play. Solutions can come from many places, and we believe engaging all entities that care about sustainability, including our citizens, will lead us to better answers and deeper public ownership of our future.

When partners come together to accomplish collectively what they couldn’t accomplish individually, we create an effect greater than the sum of the individual impacts. To achieve the collective vision, we founded the Capital City Sustainability Partnership (CCSP).

CCSP’s mission is to ensure a sustainable society by educating, empowering, and engaging our citizens and community organizations-- to address environmental, social, and economic issues through a cooperative partnership-- for the benefit of the natural and the human environment.

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News From Carson City, NV

Living Sustainably As a Homeowner

There are many simple things you can do, as a homeowner, to go green and live sustainably.

The following tips can help you to save money and leave a better environment for our kids and grandchildren.

If you are a homeowner or a tenant, you can make your home green by:

Reducing your Energy Consumption and Bills

Replace your lightbulbs with LED’s or CFL’s

Conduct an energy assessment through Energy Fit Nevada, the state’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR to identify ways to save energy and improve the comfort of your home.

Participate in NV Energy’s and Southwest Gas’ residential energy efficiency programs or install a solar system. Check below to learn more.






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Awards

GREENevada Announces Winners for 2019 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards


Celebration being held at Renaissance Reno on February 20, 2019


Local non-profit, GREENevada, announced today the winners of the 2019 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards, where outstanding individuals and organizations are recognized for their achievements toward improving and sustaining the environment and for their efforts to make our community environmentally healthy and safe.

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Progress Towards Efficiency: Why it matters?

1. Encourage innovation.

2. Engage the public to view energy and water consumption through the lenses of efficiency

3. Local government implements policies related to energy efficiency to improve community self-reliance, save consumers and citizens money, create local jobs, catalyze local economic investment, and protect the environment.

4. Inspire the young generations to excel in science and engineering. 

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Toward a Sustainability Community

Sustainability is a complex concept because its practices support ecological, human, and economic health and vitality. To execute this concept, one should understand the interdependency between community well-being, and a healt hy environment and vibrant economy. Sustainability is the capacity for a society to exist successfully for the short and long term. To attain this, the society must plan for and manage the social and the natural environment to balance and support both entities; this approach can provide a high quality of life and still allow both the human and the natural environment to thrive for current and future generations. Read More


Efficient City: Towards a Low Carbon Living

Rather than focusing on targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we now see an increasing emphasis on the need for decarbonization – that is, for uncoupling economic growth and social well-being from the use of carbon-based fuels.

We can grab the opportunities that are presented by our growing cities. We can see innovations such as social innovations and technical innovations. And I think identifying those opportunities are really where some of the existing cities have real chance to make a substantive change. The first technology or technologies are to become energy efficient. Read More 


Harnessing the Collective Vision

Nevada Green Institute (NGI) recognizes the individual as the key to a sustainable future. The institution fosters the individual’s role in promoting sustainability by focusing on four key areas: community leadership, supporting sustainable programs and policies, entrepreneurial, and consumerism.


To encourage the public in their pursuits, NGI offers best practices information, policy research, workshops, and forums for furthering sustainable development related projects. Specifically, we build community interest in sustainability by involving local farmers, businesses, green entrepreneurs, technologists, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and critical thinkers to share their best practices with the public. 



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Nevada Green Institute values are based on collaboration, community respect, harmony, inclusiveness and preparing for the future.

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1. Partnership: Please join our Internet of Things (IoT) Partnership to share your best practices in the making of your community.

2. Sponsorship: We provide a platform for sponsors to foster real connections with the community through its impact on creating smart and sustainable communities.

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3. Donation:

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For more information about organization sponsorship, please contact: Aster Girma

Phone: 1(775)-434-8409

E-mail: [email protected] Mailing Address: Nevada Green Institute PO.Box 4043 Carson City, NV 89702

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