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, and
  • ensure all members of our community have access to the tools they need to be resilient in a changing climate. 

What's New?

Curbside Composting Pilot

The Town of Lexington is happy to announce the launch of a curbside composting pilot program. The program will allow 2,000 Lexington households to sign up for curbside pickup of food waste and other compostable items at no cost. Learn more.

Resilient Lexington

The Town is developing a Climate Action and Resilience Plan that will serve as a strategic plan to achieve a more sustainable future. Learn more.  

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