Environmental Leadership

Nantucket residents and visitors share responsibility for the long-term sustainability of our beautiful island. We recognize our stewardship of the land, air, and water and work to ensure our community is resilient and self-sufficient. Other communities look to Nantucket to learn how to care for the natural environment.


  • Provide data-driven recommendations on

island-wide solid waste management guided by

principles of sustainability.

  • Finalize an island-wide, long-term water quality

management plan that addresses ponds, harbors,

stormwater, and wastewater with specific ways/

methods to measure improvement.