Mission

(Green Acton’s mission statement is currently being revised)

Latest Draft:

Green Acton works to protect and enhance Acton’s natural environment and resources for future generations, and to help resolve the urgent environmental issues that transcend Acton’s boundaries.

Through bold solutions, Green Acton strives to:

  • combat climate disruption
  • advance the rapid transition to a renewable energy future
  • protect water resources
  • reduce materials consumption and increase materials re-use and recycling
  • support local food production and consumption
  • conserve and enhance habitat for native flora and fauna
  • reduce toxic materials in our air, water, soil, and materials stream

To these ends, Green Acton may:

  • educate and advocate for environmental safety and public health
  • advise on matters of environmental quality, and public-agency environmental programs, policies, or functions
  • promote sustainable, environmentally sound, and socially just public policy, and public and private practices

Current Mission:

Green Acton is a nonprofit community organization, in Acton, Massachusetts, that works to conserve local resources and protect our environment for future generations. Through education and advocacy, we aim to:

  • reduce, reuse, and recycle energy and materials
  • promote sustainable, environmentally sound practices
  • support local and regional food production and consumption