CITY OF RALEIGH OPERATIONS ‐ TOP FUTURE CEAP STRATEGIES 
CR‐1‐08 Tree Planting Programs
Carbon sequestration through several tree planting programs (NeighborWoods, 
Sustainable Trees); plant up to 3,600 trees per year
CR‐0‐12 Reduction in SWS Collection Trips 
Reduce number of trips to collect residential and commercial refuse/recycling; less 
frequent collection schedule
CR‐1‐13
Utilize Alternative Chemicals in Wastewater 
Treatment Process 
Use alternative, green carbon source such as glycerin or MicroC or MicroCg for the 
denitrifcation process instead of methanol
CR‐1‐14 Produce Own Biodiesel 
Use biodiesel produced from crops grown at Neuse River WWTP 
CR‐1‐16 Grow Biodiesel Feed Stocks
Grow biodiesel feed stocks on Parks & Recreation properties
CR‐1‐17 Anaerobic Digestion at Neuse River WWTP
Anaerobic digestion of biosolids at Neuse River WWTP
CR‐1‐28 RTEMOO Project 
Water distribution system pumping optimization project for Public Utilities Dept.
CR‐1‐31 Organic Waste Management
Collect organic waste separately, compost and recover methane gas
CR‐1‐32 Continue Water Efficiency 
Continued water efficiency programs and efforts 
Added During
Project Scoring
Hydroelectric Facility at Falls Lake
Generate hydroelectric power at Falls Lake Dam
Top Future Strategies ‐ Carbon Team
City of Raleigh Operations Climate/Energy Action Plan
Top Future Strategies
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