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Links and Resources

This section provides access to local information and resources to help Nashville residents and businesses achieve greater sustainability.

Air Quality

Clean Air Partnership of Middle Tennessee

Construction & Green Building

Development Services - a resource for builders and developers in Nashville

Metro Department of Codes and Building Safety - provides permitting, inspection, enforcement, and information products to the Nashville community, so they can experience safer buildings and improved quality of life.

Metro Planning Department - the Planning Department guides growth and development as Nashville and Davidson County evolve into a more socially, economically and environmentally sustainable community, with a commitment to preservation of important assets, efficient use of public infrastructure, distinctive and diverse neighborhood character, free and open civic life, and choices in housing and transportation

Low Impact Development - a resource provided by Metro Water Services on sustainable stormwater management

Energy Use & Conservation

For Resident

Nashville Energy Works - participate in Hands On Nashville's energy efficiency incentive program to lower your home energy usage. This program was created by Mayor Karl Dean's Office of Environment and Sustainability with leadership investments from Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, U.S. Department of Energy's Better Building, and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Green Power Providers - learn about utility incentives for renewable energy projects

Powerwise - learn about Nashville Electric Services' home energy management programs

For Businesses

Energy Right Solutions for Business - information on utility incentives for making energy efficiency improvements to your business

Sustainable Communities - Pathway Lending is offering low-interest financing to qualifying Nashville businesses that are interested in making energy efficiency improvements to their facilities

Food and Farming

Nashville Farmers' Market - get general information, meet merchants, download recipes and check out events at Nashville's premier farmer's market

Tennessee Farm Fresh is a program of the Tennessee Farm Bureau and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to promote locally grown food.

Find locally-raised fruits, vegetables, meats and much more at Pick Tennessee Products

Natural Environment

Parks & Recreation - provides information on all Parks facilities and programs, including Greenways

Download the NashVitality mobile app for information and maps to Nashville's accessible open spaces, Greenways, trails, water resources and more

Recycling & Waste Reduction

Metro Public Works is Nashville's comprehensive waste management resource, from backyard composting to business recycling

Transportation

Metro Transit Authority - access bus information and the latest developments in mass transportation

Download the new Nashvitality app to find bikeways and trails. Go to the Apple App Store or Google Play from your iPhone, iPad, or android device and type "NashVitality" into the Search display. Select NashVitality app and click Install.

Learn more about Nashville's B-Cycle program

Water Management & Conservation

Learn more about how Metro Water Services ensures a clean, safe and sustainable supply of water to sustain Nashville's people and economy

Access news and information from the Cumberland River Compact, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the Cumberland River and its tributaries through education and community collaboration