The Environmental Services Department, part of the Sustainability Services Area, supports our community’s values and adopted policy goals by offering programs and services that improve indoor and outdoor air quality, implement climate action planning and reporting, increase recycling and waste diversion, coordinate municipal sustainability activities, undertake environmental data management, and participate in strategic municipal and community efforts.
Commitment to climate action, planning and reporting.
Waste Reduction & Recycling
Strategies to increase recycling and waste diversion.
Programs and services that improve indoor and outdoor air quality.
Municipal Sustainability - Leading By Example
A Sustainability perspective is being introduced and incorporated into the City’s internal operations. The Municipal Sustainability initiative also engages with educational, academic, library, community, and business groups to increase the coordination of programs available to the community in areas of sustainability curriculum development, organizing community gardens in low-income and multicultural neighborhoods, educational outreach to children, community footprint challenges and more.