Sustainable Communities

Mailing Address: 1071 Governor Dempsey Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87501
County of Location: Santa Fe
NTEE Code: L- Housing and Shelter
Mission Statement:

Emphasis is on meeting society's basic needs for food, clean water, health care, and shelter. By finding ways to reuse all "wastes" as value-added raw materials, we can create economic opportunities and jobs while simultaneously preserving our environment and strengthening local conditions.

Primary Programs:

Training and certification in zero emissions research and initiatives (ZERI), serving 48 participants.

Picuris IWS - Worked with Picuris Pueblo and ZERI International to design an integrated waste and farming system to resolve waste issues.

Development of Contenta Village for economically disadvantaged persons and to promote community development and safe healthy neighborhoods in a sustainable manner.

Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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