Environmental Sustainability

Sustainable approaches to providing local government services help ensure a higher quality of life for future generations. Naperville’s sustainability successes largely have been achieved through partnerships with many organizations, businesses and residents. Through our willingness to pursue innovative sustainable solutions, the City has found cost efficiencies in line with our sound fiscal management philosophy.

Contact Information

Ben Mjolsness
Sustainability Manager
Community Services Dept.
(630) 420-6087



Sustainability Workplan

In August 2021, the Naperville City Council approved a Sustainability Workplan. A collaborative effort between City staff and the Naperville Environment and Sustainability Task Force, the Workplan organizes and guides the City’s efforts toward a more sustainable and resilient Naperville.

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Sustainability Data

As part of our sustainability efforts, we track key sustainability performance indicators and accomplishments. This data helps us use our resources responsibly and measure the progress of the Sustainability Workplan.

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Sustainable Naperville 2036 - N.E.S.T.

Sustainable Naperville 2036 is a 15-year vision created by N.E.S.T., the Naperville Environment & Sustainability Task Force, which recommends incremental transitions to a cleaner, more efficient, less wasteful, environmentally robust, economically sound and just, healthy, inclusive and resilient community.


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