Department Sustainability Plans

Pierce County's Department Sustainability Plans: 2010-2015

Department
Description
Assigned Counsel
Assigned Counsel is reducing their paper use by 50 percent! Find out what other ways they are incorporating sustainability into their workplace.
Auditor
The Auditor's Office will be incorporating more online services to reduce paper use by 15 percent! Find out what else they are doing to become leaner and greener.
Budget and Finance
Budget and Finance will increase the percent of hybrid / alternative fuel vehicles in the general fleet to 50 percent! Find out what else they will do in the next five years.
Communications
Communications will use electronic documents rather than printing to save resources. Find out what other ways they are saving resources.
Community Connections
Community Connections will be working to reduce their energy use by 15 percent in five years! See what other goals they have set.
Council
Pierce County Council will be working to reduce single-occupancy driving for work by utilizing our Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program. Check out their great paper reduction goal and more.
District Court
The District Court will purchase only Energy Star computers to help us reduce our energy use. See what other goals they will be working towards.
Economic Development
Economic Development will be conducting outreach on sustainability best practices with local businesses. Find out what other goals they will be working towards.
Emergency Management
Emergency Management is setting the bar high with a 100 percent green, non-emergency, fleet! Find out how they are working to improve our air quality and more.
Executive
The Executive's Office will be joining forces with other departments to reduce energy use by 15 percent in our county-city building! Find out what other great goals they have.
Facilities Management
Facilities Management is working to reduce energy use by upgrading lighting systems and controls. That's just the beginning.
Government Relations
Government Relations will be working with legislators to improve the sustainability of Pierce County. Find out how else they will implement sustainability in their office.
Human Resources
Human Resources will be purchasing sustainable office products 75 percent of the time! Check out their great transportation goals and more.
Information Technology (IT)
IT will be reducing energy use county-wide by purchasing energy efficient office equipment. See how they raise the bar with their green purchasing goals.
Juvenile Court
Juvenile Court will be reducing their paper use by 25 percent! Find out what other ways they will be implementing sustainability in their office.
Medical Examiner
The Medical Examiner's Office will work to incorporate sustainability into all processes of their department. Find out what they have in store. (coming soon)
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation will include low impact development in their facility plans whenever appropriate. See what other ways they will promote sustainable practices.
Planning and Land Services (PALS)
PALS will challenge energy use by reducing their consumption by 20 percent! Find out how they will reduce their paper use by 75 percent.
Prosecuting Attorney
The Prosecuting Attorney's Office will be working to become 100 percent paperless by utilizing electronic documents! See what other goals they set.
Public Works and Utilities
Public Works will be adopting best-management practices that will help improve our water quality! That's just the beginning.
Risk Management
Risk Management will be increasing their recycling by 50 percent! Find out how they will be reducing their energy use and more.
Sheriff's Department
The Sheriff's Department will be purchasing fuel efficient vehicles in order to reduce gasoline use and limit emissions. Find out what other goals they have set.
Superior Court
The Superior Court will be working to reduce their water use by 10 percent! Find out what other ways they will promote sustainability in their office.
Superior Court Clerk
Superior Court Clerk's Office will be joining forces with other departments to reduce energy use in the county-city building. Find out what other goals they will be working towards.