Sustainable Blacksburg

Making Blacksburg a sustainable,

special place.

Let’s Talk Blacksburg!

Your community and government make better decisions when you have a voice in the process. Let’s Talk Blacksburg is part of a broader effort to make it easier for the public to engage with their local government. The Town of Blacksburg is currently putting together the 2021 Comprehensive Plan and needs YOUR feedback!

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Week 21: Too Much Waste in our Landfills

A little over a month ago I briefly touched on the amount of waste sent to our landfills when discussing “Choosing Reusables.” The numbers are so staggering though, I think it warrants another look. The EPA collects data on how much trash (or as they refer to it, municipal solid waste) is generated each year and where…

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Week 20 Recap: Reduce Your Home Energy Use

Sobering statistics on the contribution of U.S. home energy use to the world’s greenhouse gas emissions: “According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average home in America consumes about 11,000 kWh (kilowatthours) per year, which accounts for roughly 20% of greenhouse gas emissions in the country. If considered a country, these emissions would…

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Week 20: Home Energy Use

According the the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average home in America consumes about 11,000 kWh (kilowatthours) per year, which accounts for roughly 20% of greenhouse gas emissions in the country. If considered a country, these emissions would be considered the world’s sixth largest GHG emitter, comparable to Brazil and larger than Germany. The…

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While we are primarily supported by the hard work of our dedicated volunteers, your financial support is needed and appreciated. Click on any of the options listed below to learn more about how you can donate.

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  • 141 Jackson St.
  • Blacksburg, VA 24060

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