Sustainability & Resilience

Town of Lexington Sustainability logoLexington is committed to being a sustainable and resilient community for all.

We strive to: 

  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • create cleaner indoor and outdoor environments
  • ensure all members of our community have access to the tools they need to be resilient in a changing climate. 

What's New?

Job Opportunity: Clean Heat Outreach Specialist

Lexington Climate Action Network (LexCAN), in partnership with the Town, is seeking a part-time Clean Heat Outreach Specialist (CHOS) to accelerate and assist in the transition to clean, healthy and affordable HVAC and appliances in Lexington homes. The CHOS will conduct outreach, drive energy efficiency program enrollment and participation, and develop communication tools to empower homeowners and residents to play a role in Lexington’s progress toward climate change mitigation and resilience goals. See full job description. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to and

Lexington HeatSmart

Learn more about the new Town program to help you install clean heating and cooling technology with confidence.

Navigating Inflation Reduction Act Savings

Learn how you can take advantage of the new federal rebates and tax credits for home energy upgrades, renewable energy, and electric vehicles. Learn more.

Buildings & Development

Lexington Children's Place

Energy Supply

solar panels on the roof of Estabrook Elementary School

Energy Efficiency & Electrification

An LED light bulb

Sustainable Transportation

Five bikers on the minuteman bike path

Natural Resources

Water droplet hitting water

Zero Waste

Curbside Compost Bin