Sustainable Monona 

Mission Statement

Sustainability in everything we do. 

The City of Monona is a leader in environmental sustainability, and believes that a commitment to the environment is crucial to having a flourishing community. Having sustainability in mind while supporting the ecological, economic, and social needs of our community ensures that we will not deplete or minimize the resources of future generations.

  1. Clean Energy
  2. Recycling
  3. Forestry Challenge

Monona Is on the Move to Clean Energy!

Monona’s Sustainability Committee wants to help residents learn more about how they can be more energy efficient and invest in clean energy. Check out the flyer below for more information about programs that can help you save energy and money!

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Bike Friendly Communities Public Survey

The City of Monona recently submitted an application to update the City’s Bike Friendly Community status. As part of the application process, the League of American Bicyclists is looking for input from Monona bikers about our community. If you would like to share your thoughts and help our application, please follow this link: 

Leaf Management: Adopt a Storm Drain Project
Degrading leaves, left unattended during the fall season, produce phosphorous that contaminates our lakes. Preventing leaves from entering our storm drains keeps our water cleaner and healthier. To adopt your storm drain, visit our web page!

Resident Energy Survey
The recently concluded Resident Energy survey asked community members about their current investment and interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects at home and city-wide. You can see the results on our web page.

100% Clean Energy Resolution
In March 2019, the City Council approved a resolution to pursue 100% clean energy to satisfy all municipal and community demand by 2040 and 2050, respectively. The resolution addresses issues of climate change and resiliency, along with the economic benefits of transitioning to renewables.

Waste Diversion at the Riverfront Redevelopment
Ever wonder if construction projects are concerned with reducing and reusing materials? Well, in Monona, we are! This project, completed in May 2018, was able to divert 87.9% of all non-hazardous materials from reaching a landfill. Read the report by clicking here!

2018 Sustainability Dashboard