Sustainability Commission Agenda includes Regulation of Disposable Foodware Accessories, Appointment of (non-voting) Student Commission Members, Just Transition to Clean Energy, Intern Projects, Climate Action Plan update and more.
The Glendale Environmental Coalition is pleased to partner with the Sierra Club, Verdugo Hills Chapter, to bring you a free four-part educational series to help our community find environmentally-sound solutions for different aspects of both yard care and managing resources. Topics will include composting and organic waste management, strategizing your landscaping choices to resist wildfire, utilizing grey water systems to water your yard, and techniques for eco-friendly landscaping and yard maintenance.
These projects will benefit the entire Glendale Community and leave the City of Glendale in a better position to both mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce our impacts.
The June Memo Update on Glendale’s Clean Energy Programs is out! Read on to see how the various projects are progressing.
Measure S Budget Study Session outcomes include the inclusion of several sustainability related projects.
This week in view: Eco Items at the Sustainability Commission, GWP Commission, Glendale City Council
This week at City Council: SB 1383, Fireworks and Report on Glendale’s Urban Forest
Glendale’s Sustainability Office is seeking students to serve on the Sustainability Commission. Application deadline is 5/14 at 5:00pm
Sustainability Director David Jones offered a presentation on the “Race to Zero” campaign.
This week at City Council: Budget Study Session, Measure S Funds, Density Bonus related to Low Income Housing, Elderly Nutrition Program, Recycling Center Contract Amendments, Legislative Update including staff seeking direction re: AB 550 (Chiu) – will Glendale participate in the Speed Safety System Pilot Traffic Program?
This week at City Council: Race to Zero pledging to reach (net)-zero in the 2040s or sooner.
Report will be presented by Sustainability Manager, David Jones
We are thankful for President Joe Biden’s April 24 statement from the White House officially and properly recognizing the Armenian genocide.
The Peak Savings program is a demand response program for residential and commercial customers. By reducing electric demand, you reduce GWP’s need to potentially use additional non-renewable energy resources to provide power to its customers.
Congratulations to Glendale’s Parks Department for the certification of eight of our parks to Certified Green Zones! Learn about programs that can help you make the switch from gas to electric landscape equipment too!
The City of Glendale has launched a website to promote the Verdugo Wash Project and collect feedback for the Verdugo Wash Visioning study. We hope that GEC members will explore the website to learn a bit more about this exciting project and then TAKE THE SURVEY to offer your input!