Each year, the City’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) recognizes businesses and organizations located within the city of San Diego that have implemented or expanded innovative and successful waste reduction and recycling programs. Due to the global pandemic, the City was not able to hold...
Stories in Category Sustainability
Meet three San Diegans who are exploring the City of San Diego on two wheels. Share your photos on social media with the hashtag #BetterByBike and check out our blog at sandiego.gov/better-by-bike.
Smart streetlights are advancing innovation in San Diego. We caught up with the City's Chief Sustainability Officer Cody Hooven to learn more. And we want to hear from you! The City is hosting a series of community meetings: bit.ly/2WjQoBw.
Go behind the scenes at the Miramar Landfill and learn how the City is working to divert waste, including recyclables and greenery, whenever possible in order to extend the landfill's life. Visit www.recyclingworks.com.
Since 2015, the City has partnered with the Farmers Insurance Open on a composting program to eliminate food waste at the event. This year, we also collaborated on a new waste reduction effort at Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course.
When it rains, operators at the City’s 14 pump stations are on alert to prevent flooding and keep the water flowing.
San Diego residents and business leaders are helping the City achieve climate action goals of reducing greenhouse gases, providing cleaner transportation and clean energy.
We're asking San Diegans to make one small change per week to help create a more sustainable community!