Carmel strives to provide a setting which sustains environmental initiatives and promotes ecological inspiration by gathering resources and solutions from city departments.
Learn about how we are "Going Green" by following the links below:
- Carmel Access Bikeways (CAB)
- Carmel Clay Schools Green Teams
- Carmel Green Initiative
- Carmel Green Teen Micro-Grant Program
- Carmel Sees Green Video
- Class A Biosolids Program Video
- Helping Ninjas
- Plots to Plates Organic Community Garden
(paper, metal, cardboard, plastic, glass...)
- Recycling Household Hazardous Waste
(paints, automotive fluids, aerosols, cleaning agents, chemicals...)
- Simple Substitutions for Hazardous Household Products Video
- Solar Panels
- Urban Forestry
Awards and Recognitions
Carmel has been recognized for green achievements through awards and media attention.
Carmel's Green Awards
- Carmel recognized by EPA for bring first municipality in the state to pass a climate resiliency and recovery resolution.
See the News Release about the initiative here.
- The City of Carmel has been recognized as a “Green Community: by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
See the Award Winning Submission here.
- The City of Carmel has been presented numerous awards and grants from various natural resource organizations in regards to our Urban Forestry initiatives.
See the Urban Forestry Department's Awards here.
- The Utilities department has received a number of awards for best practices and excellence.
See the Utility Departments Awards here.
Carmel in The News