Monthly Archives: September 2018
How Lancaster is a World Leader in Being Green
Just last month, our hometown of Lancaster, PA became one of the first cities in the world to earn a Gold certification through the LEED for Cities program. This accomplishment got us thinking about how Lancaster City and County make it look easy “being green.” It’s true that our local region, thanks to its strong agricultural heritage and well-known thriftiness and ingenuity of the locals, prioritizes sustainability.
From farmland preservation efforts to smart, controlled development, to this new LEED program designation, Lancaster is committed to improving itself and doing its part of solving larger world problems, like climate change and pollution.
Today we’re taking a closer look at how being a literal world leader in environmental friendliness makes Lancaster a fantastic place to live. (more…)