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Lighter Footprint

Our goal: Achieve a "one-planet" ecological footprint

We all have a role to play in reducing our ecological footprint: the amount of resources we use to meet our community’s needs.

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Our target: Reduce Vancouver’s ecological footprint by 33% over 2006 levels

Progress we've made so far

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Ecological Footprint Chart
Hover on data points for more information on that year's performance.
To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.

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Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and target

Vancouverites reduced waste and carbon pollution in 2016-2017

This morning we released the sixth Greenest City Action Plan Implementation Update, highlighting significant accomplishments made in the 2016/2017.

Green grants

The Greenest City Fund supports your projects that help achieve our Greenest City goals for Vancouver.