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Learn more about what's new and the current projects being conducted by the Delaware County Office of Sustainability.

The Office of Sustainability conducts a wide variety of projects to encourage sustainability and resilience to the effects of climate change. The Office is charged with evaluating government operations, engaging with the community and working with the Sustainability Commission to implement the actions identified in Sustain Delco: A Sustainability Plan for Delaware County.. The news and current projects listed below are those currently underway for which there is information to share.


Sustainability Commission Seeking Applicants to Fill Vacancies For Water Resources and Municipal Representative Roles - Applications Due October 2nd!

Delaware County Publishes Sustain Delco: A Sustainability Plan for Delaware County

The 2nd Annual Sustainability Conference was held at Widener University on June 8th

Delaware County Receives Over $1 Million in Local Share Grant Funding for Sustainability and Preservation Projects

Earth Day Cleanup at Clayton Park

Capozzoli’s Courthouse Café Goes Green

2nd Annual Sustainability Report Presented to Delaware County Council

Current Projects

Implementation of Sustain Delco: A Delaware County Sustainability Plan

Formalizing Affiliation with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (More info coming soon!)

Overseeing the drafting of the 10-Year Municipal Solid Waste Plan

Park Master Planning Underway for Former Don Guanella Site

Solarize Delco

C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) Program

Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Power Purchase Agreement with DVRPC

Deployment of new electric vehicles and charging stations made possible by an Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant from PA DEP

Participating in DVRPC’s Regional Streetlight Procurement Program

additional resources

Check out the DelCo Return on Environment Study which examines the economic benefits of green space.

Check out the Delaware County Municipal Officials Directory to identify and contact the leaders in your community.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

About Delaware County

Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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