Helping North Texas
meet the needs of today while planning sensibly to meet future
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What is sustainability?
Sustainability is meeting the needs of
today without compromising the ability of future generations to
meet tomorrow's needs. Sustainable North Texas is based on two
definitions for regional sustainability:
- The demands placed upon the community's
resources today can be met without reducing the community's
ability to provide for its future.
- Future generations can have the same
quality of life we are giving ourselves through our use of resources