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Education & Outreach

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Creating a sustainable Lakewood requires participation from government, residents, and businesses. The City of Lakewood strives to engage the community at all levels through information distribution, events, and programs.

Highlights

Employees' Committee for a Sustainable Lakewood 

The Employees' Committee for a Sustainable Lakewood is a cross-departmental committee that was established in 2007. The committee is responsible for:

  • Educational and outreach programs for employees

  • Providing research on ways to increase operational efficiency and sustainability

  • Planning and hosting community events, including the City's annual Sustainability Awards and Earth Day celebration

  • Planting and maintaining the annual employee herb garden

  • Collecting and sharing ideas that encourage sustainable lifestyle choices for employees

 

Earth Day Celebration

 

  • Lakewood celebrates Earth Day with a variety of activities, including an annual Earth Day Celebration in April that showcases companies, agencies, and organizations who help attendees make more sustainable choices.

 

Sustainability Media

 


  • The City maintains a monthly sustainability newsletter and Facebook page with community news, City updates, and educational articles.

  • The City launched the Lakewood Sustainability Cooperative, a network of of residents, businesses, and other community partners who volunteer their knowledge, experience, and skills to support sustainability efforts in the community.