Office of Sustainability

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

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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

Climate Ready SMC infographic

Your Guide to a Greener Holiday Season

Each year, more than 25% more waste is generated during the holiday season than any other time throughout the year. This 25% means an increase in trash by 1 million tons per week, or 5 million extra tons between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day! By practicing simple, earth friendly behaviors, we can significantly reduce the amount of garbage that is landfilled during the festive season. Learn More

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.

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