The City of Burien has released the first annual report for the Burien Climate Action Plan. The report shows what the City Council, City staff, and the larger Burien community are working on to create a more climate-resilient and equitable community. The report outline wins in each of the five focus areas of the plan and discusses what staff are working on in 2023. Some climate action highlights in 2022 include:
- Two City-owned building energy audits: Burien Community Center and Moshier Art Center.
- 25 businesses participated in Recology’s free compost program.
- Volunteers and partners planted over 470 native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers and removed over 100,000 square feet of weeds from parks and green spaces.
- One 100-kilowatt solar panel system installed on the roof of Highline High School.
You can read more about other Burien climate action wins in the report below.