Did you know the Waring School in Beverly will be the
first independent school in Massachusetts to
certify a Passive House building?
View the Buildings & Development fact sheet.
The Cities of Beverly and Salem have both committed to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
View the Energy fact sheet.
Approximately 23% of
Beverly’s surface area and 63% of Salem’s surface area is
impervious, which includes roads, parking lots, sidewalks and
other paved areas.
View the Infrastructure fact sheet.
Private vehicle emissions are 96% of
total transportation emissions in Beverly
and 97% in Salem.
View the Mobility fact sheet.
Both Beverly and Salem have about 17% of their City area as public open space in their communities.
View the Natural Resources fact sheet.
Seniors are more vulnerable to climate threats like extreme heat, especially if they live alone. In Beverly, 33% seniors live alone, and in Salem, 38%.
View the Public Health & Safety fact sheet.
On average, each Beverly and Salem resident disposes 1200 pounds of waste each year!
View the Solid Waste fact sheet.