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Globe in handsAccording to the Westchester Action Plan for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, every resident, business, government, K-12 school or college/university in Westchester should strive to reduce its “carbon footprint” by 20 percent by 2015 and 80 percent by 2050.

This is an important interim goal of an ambitious, but doable, countywide action plan to help combat climate change and promote sustainabilty.

Action Plan for Climate Change & Sustainable Development 
The Westchester Action Plan (Action Plan) lays out a comprehensive, integrated, community-wide plan to translate leadership and vision on climate change and sustainable development into workable strategies that can generate practical actions for all sectors; county and municipal governments, educational institutions, businesses, and households.
Business Guide
This Business Guide provides a synopsis of actions that can be taken by businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability of operations.
County Government Guide
The County Government Guide provides a synopsis of actions that can be taken by County Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability of operations.
Municipal Guide
This Municipal Guide provides a synopsis of actions that can be taken by governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability.
Education Guide
This Education Guide provides a synopsis of actions that can be taken by educational institutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability of operations.
Education Appendix
This Education Appendix provides an extensive list of recommendations and resources that can be used by K-12 and higher educational institutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainability.
Households Guide
This Households Guide provides a synopsis of actions that can be taken by households to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability.
Household Appendix: Quick Tips for Consumers
This Household Appendix provides an extensive list of recommendations and resources that can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote sustainability.

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