Fulton County Initiatives

Sustainability & resilience

Sustainability & resilience

Welcome to Fulton County’s Sustainability and Resilience homepage. On this page you will find information about the county’s Sustainability and Resilience Plan and related news, initiatives, and resources for the community. 

sustainability & resilience


sustainability & resilience

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10 - Oct

Fulton County Commissioners Honor 2023 Environmental Award Winners

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will proudly recognize the 2023 Fulton County Citizens Commission on the Environment (FCCCE) winners on Wednesday, October 18.
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25 - Sep

New Animal Services Building Planned to Be LEED Silver

Fulton County’s new Animal Services​ is planned to be LEED Silver state-of-the-art animal care facility. With over 55,000 square feet of space, the building can accommodate over 300 dogs and many different types of animals including cats, rabbits, reptiles, and horses.
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15 - Mar

Happening in Fulton: College Park Health Center is going green with Solar Panels

County officials visit College Park Health Center where solar panels are installed on County buildings to promote go green initiatives.
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01 - Mar

Fulton County Board of Commissioners Approves Major Updates to its Sustainability Plan

Updates to the county’s plan will work to accelerate sustainability efforts by 2030.
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22 - Oct

The Metropolitan Library becomes Fulton County New Community Resilience Hub

The Sustainability Division of the Fulton County Department of Real Estate and Asset Management (DREAM) proudly announces that the Metropolitan Library will now serve in an expanded capacity as the county’s first Community Resilience Hub.
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Sustainability & Resilience

Resources for Residents and Businesses

Federal Resources

Department of Energy Savings Tips
Energy and cost-saving tips for homeowners, renters, and drivers.

Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits
Tax credits for home efficiency upgrades available through 2032.

ENERGY STAR Energy Efficiency Program
Information about energy-saving ENERGY STAR appliances.

WaterSense Water Savings Program
Information about saving water and WaterSense appliances.

Environmental Justice Resources
Information about funding, planning, and partnerships. Disaster Preparedness
How to prepare for flooding, thunderstorms, and hurricanes.

National Weather Service Safety Tips
Safety tips for cold, floods, heat, tornados, and more.

EPA Excess Food Opportunities Map
Interactive map with information about potential generators and recipients of excess food.

Regional Resources

Atlanta High Energy Burden WeatheRISE Program
Energy efficiency and healthy home upgrades for owner-occupied single-family homes in high energy-burdened neighborhoods (Atlanta residents only).

Atlanta Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
Finance clean energy improvements via special assessments added to property tax and/or solid waste
bills (Atlanta businesses only).

Georgia Power Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates
Rebates for home energy efficiency improvements (Georgia Power customers only.)

Georgia Power Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates
Rebates for energy efficiency improvements for businesses (Georgia Power customers only.)

Georgia Power Low-Income Energy Audits and Upgrades
Eligible households can get free home energy assessments and upgrade installation (Georgia Power customers only.)

UGA Cooperative Extension
Programs such as 4H, Master Gardeners, and school gardens.

Water Career Assistance
Workforce initiatives including recruitment, training, and job placement.

Georgia Resources

Georgia Home Energy Payment Assistance
Financial assistance to pay heating bills for eligible households.

Georgia Emergency Management Ready Georgia Campaign
How to make a plan and build a kit for a disaster.

Georgia Recycling Coalition
Information about recycling and composting in Georgia.

Fulton County Resources

Fulton County Water Efficiency Rebates
Rebates for toilets and smart leak detectors.

Low-Income Home Rehabilitation Program
Funding for eligible homeowners to repair, improve, and remove health or safety hazards from dwellings.

Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency
Mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural or man-made disasters.