Sustainable communities are communities planned, built, or modified to promote sustainable living. This may include sustainability aspects relating to reproduction, water, transportation, energy, waste, and materials. They tend to focus on environmental sustainability (development and agriculture) and economic sustainability.

As a result of our research, provided below is a list of characteristics we have determined make up a Sustainable community:

  1. Use of existing infrastructure and  redevelopment
  2. Promotes job growth business diversity—existing and new
  3. Cultivates responsible environmental management

Please feel free to send an e-mail to if you feel we missed any key characteristics!

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