Common Ground community gardening and urban agriculture program.
List of resource links for Sustainability.
Although the County does not provide curbside recycling for our residents, the cities of Lawrence, Eudora, and Baldwin City do.
This page describes the County's partnership with the Delaware Tribe of Indians to collectively plan for the future of the Tribe's 90 acres north of Lawrence. This effort is funded through the Douglas County Natural & Cultural Heritage Grant Program.
Double Up Food Bucks is a SNAP (food stamps) matching program providing dollar-for-dollar matching at regional farmers’ markets. Douglas County has partnered with organizations across Kansas and Missouri to expand healthy food access in our states.
Our worksite CSA vegetable subscription program for employees.
Our employee-led Sustainability Team for Douglas County.
The County offers convenient recycling drop off bins to help our residents recycle.
This fall, Douglas County is partnering with Teknix Solutions to organize an e-waste drop-off event open to all Douglas County residents.
Douglas County is pursuing cost-effective projects that reduce energy wasted in our buildings. By using energy efficient equipment, and conserving energy where we can, we're saving money.
The County is committed to reducing the environmental impact of our new building projects, and pursuing LEED certification whenever possible.