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ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY TASK FORCE
GOODS & SERVICES WORK GROUP
City of Knoxville Energy & Sustainability Program
Phase I Waste and Recycling Work Group
Community Involvement
Energy
Goods and Services
Infrastructure
Sustainable Growth
Transportation
Task Force Members
Task Force Meeting Documents
Task Force Work Groups
Group Leader & Staff:
Drew Thurman
drew.thurman@knoxcounty.org
865-215-5821

John Homa
jhoma@cityofknoxville.org
865-215-2872

Focus:
To explore green purchasing, sustainable landscaping, and event and park recycling options and to provide sustainable best practices recommendations to City of Knoxville Energy and Sustainability Taskforce.

Goals:
To recommend to the Task Force an implementation strategy on three next steps from the Energy Inventory report:

1.) Aiding the Purchasing Dept. in honing and institutionalizing a green purchasing policy;
2.) Developing waste diversion goals and exploring rollout of recycling in the City County Building & other City buildings, as well as at Parks and other recreation sites; and
3.) Researching edible and native landscaping / community gardens in vacant lots, right of way, and parks.

Links of Interest:
Goods and Services Goals [PDF]
Goods and Services Framework [PDF]
Goods and Services Committee [PDF]
Goods and Services Notes 10/21/10 [PDF]
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