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37 - Active citizen conservation

Goal 5 - Desired Condition 37 - Residents participate in caring for the environment and conserving natural resources.


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"Residents participate in caring for the environment and conserving natural resources."

Our Conclusion:


Based on the Following criteria:

Local Trend is MIXED
Albuquerque, compared to others, is MIXED
Citizen perception compared to data MATCHES

Local Trend LOCAL TREND:

Many residents have participated in the water rebate program. Since 1995, residents have received 11 million dollars in rebates. The toilet rebate program continues to be a success hitting 9,717 rebates in 2008. The diversion rate for curbside collection has steadily increased in since 2007.


Albuquerque has been successful in the water rebate program and has proven to be a leader in water conservation among communities. Communities that have pay-as-you-throw and multi-cart collection systems demonstrate positive conservation of natural resources.

Citizen Perception CITIZEN PERCEPTION:

Like all desired conditions, Albuquerque citizens believe this condition is important. On a 7-point scale, residents in 2011 ranked this condition 22nd in important and 23rd in progress out of 57 totaled conditions surveyed.


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