All across Maine, people are looking for holistic approaches that reduce climate-disrupting pollution, eliminate litter, increase recycling and composting, and transition to clean energy.
To that end, NRCM is dedicated to providing you with the tools to be successful in passing sustainability initiatives. That is why we are providing this web-based toolkit, with resources to help you, and your community, move forward toward a sustainable future.
Click on the initiative below for information and resources to help you succeed. We will be regularly adding useful materials to these pages, so check back often!
The Natural Resources Council of Maine’s Sustainable Maine program encourages individuals, communities, and the state to adopt practical, effective measures that conserve and protect our natural resources. Our overarching goal is a resilient future where people are able to work, play, and thrive in Maine.
To help advance sustainable community initiatives throughout the state, we are offering grants for organized committees and start-up groups to help them reach their goals. Grant applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and grants are not to exceed $500. Limited funding available.
The documents in each toolkit are tailored to fit each specific program; however, here are some useful guides that are helpful for any of the initiatives: