Delegation of the European Union 
to the United States

Going Green at the EU Delegation in Washington, D.C.

15/06/2018 - 16:56
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The European Union played a key role in brokering the world's first universal, legally binding climate deal in Paris in December 2015. Today, the EU is continuing to lead global efforts to deliver on the Paris Agreement—including here at the EU Delegation in Washington, D.C.

“Ensuring sustainability is in our DNA as citizens of the European Union, but it is also our duty as residents of the city of Washington and as advocates for a clean planet to promote environmentally conscious solutions in every way we can.” –David O'Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United States

From installing energy-saving light sensors and water heaters to investing in solar energy, the EU Delegation in Washington, D.C., has been going green for years. Here are a few ways we've worked to reduce our carbon footprint at the local level:

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