Think Green

Think GreenIn a world that focuses on "going green" and protecting the environment, the Town of Wake Forest is planting the seeds for a greener, cleaner, more sustainable community. We actively partner with civic and business groups, not-for-profit organizations, and other partners to protect and enhance Wake Forest's sustainability, beauty, environmental quality, and livability.

We strive to encourage area residents to "Think Green" and inspire individuals and organizations to take action and make changes in their lives to help keep Wake Forest a desirable and green place to be.

The Town of Wake Forest is working with residents, businesses, and its own employees to implement strategies for a sustainable future. Learn what the town is doing to keep Wake Forest viable - and what you can do to help!


Rainwater Harvesting

Comingled Curbside Recycling


Residential Energy Audits

Commercial Energy Audits

Smart Thermostats

Load Management

Weatherization Program

Outreach & Education



Soil & Erosion 101

Stormwater Education 

Think Green Presentation 

Tree Steward Program

Watershed Education

Green Transportation

Greenways & Open Space

Wake Forest Bicycle Plan

Wake Forest Pedestrian Plan

Green Town, Buildings & Facilities

LEED Platinum Certification for Town Hall

Tree City USA