Office of Sustainability

To minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19, we will be closing our offices to the public until further notice. Waste management plans for the unincorporated areas of County of San Mateo can be submitted on smcgov.wastetracking.com. For questions, please contact sustainability@smcgov.org. For COVID information and resources, please visit the County’s website at smcgov.org

We are committed to building a sustainable community that fulfills the needs of the present and future.

Educate, Innovate, Engage

Featured Initiatives

ADU housing

Home For All

Closing the jobs-housing gap will require us all to work together to create and preserve more homes throughout the county. Learn more at homeforallsmc.org

Community Climate Action Plan

We are creating a fresh plan for how we’ll work together to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change and improve the quality of life for everyone here in San Mateo County. Check out the plan and opportunities to get involved and weigh in here.

Youth Climate Ambassadors Leadership Program

The Youth Climate Ambassadors (YCA) Leadership Program is a year-long program that provides 9-11th grade students with the opportunity to dive into social and environmental issues contributing to the global climate crisis and become empowered leaders to take action within their schools and community. Learn more here.