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

Your Guide to a Greener Holiday Season

By practicing simple, earth friendly behaviors, we can significantly reduce the amount of garbage that is landfilled during the festive season. Learn More Here

Small Business Resource Center

Featuring recovery initiatives and a wide variety of ongoing programs, the Small Business Resource Center aims to provide small business owners with informational resources, funding, and financing for qualifying projects. You can learn more or speak with a program representative 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.