The Green Desk is the place at Village Hall that coordinates and promotes sustainable development and land use.
What does it mean for development to be sustainable?
It “meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”*
*UN General Assembly, Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987, chap. 2, “Towards Sustainable Development,” http://www.worldinbalance.net/agreements/1987-brundtland.html (accessed October 11, 2009).