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Interested in how the STAR Community Rating SystemTM can help your community become more transparent, accountable, and sustainable? Watch this recorded webinar featuring Mayor Jeri Muoio of West Palm Beach, FL and Geoff Fruin, city manager for Iowa City, IA, and STAR staff to learn more about STAR’s programs and services and how communities are using certification to further local sustainability.

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STAR Communities provides a robust set of programs and services to meet diverse community needs. STAR can be used as a standalone framework for local sustainability, and it is also a management tool and certification program. Sign up today to get access to tools and resources for benchmarking local progress.

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The STAR Community Rating SystemTM supports best practices that move the needle on community-level conditions and outcomes. Learn how cities and counties are using STAR to affect positive change in their communities by viewing case studies and webinars.

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STAR’s framework of 7 goals, 45 objectives and 500+ outcome and action measures support local efforts. Download Version 2.0 the Rating System and get started today!

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Bellevue, WA: Certified 4-STAR Community

Jennifer Ewing, Environmental Stewardship Program Manager for Bellevue, WA shares their STAR story. The City of Bellevue, WA received a 4-STAR Community Rating earlier this spring. The... Read More