Green Mapmakers are welcome to create their own local place-based icons and
use them alongside Green Map System's set of globally-designed Icons. Some are
used by other Green Map projects in the region, and a few have been adopted
into our shared iconography during our periodic updates . Thus, they are important
indicators of sustainability, and help inform Green Map System of important
trends within our movement.
Creating local icons is especially popular with the children
involved in expressive Green Mapmaking. At least half the Icons on any Green
Map should be from the official set, though!
This page shows some examples that have been created around the world. More
can be seen in the Green Map profiles, alongside the Green Map projects they were
Download the Global Local Icons
3 pages Global Local Icons List (Letter size PDF, 360KB)