Mayor's Office of Sustainability (OOS)
Working to Improve Quality of Life in Philadelphia by Providing Environmental, Equity, Economic, and Health Benefits for All
The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.
OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:
- Accessible food and drinking water.
- Healthy outdoor and indoor air.
- Clean and efficient energy.
- Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities.
- Quality natural resources.
- Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation.
- Zero Waste.
- Engaged students, stewards, and workers.
Note: The above descriptive information came from the agency's home page.
In The News
- Philly aims to bring composting to the masses, Metro, June 19, 2019.
- Philadelphia to launch city-wide composting network of up to 25 sites, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 19, 2019.
- Facebook: greenworksphila