Logo - Office of Sustainability 2016 Round Line



Jay Virata, Director of Community &

Economic Development

Daniel DeGarmo, Sustainability Coordinator

3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
P.O. Box 2743

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Phone: (760) 323-8214

Fax: (760) 322-8325





What is Zero Net Energy and When will it become effective?

Sustainability Commission Meeting Information:

          Monday, October 22, 2018 - 5:00 PM
          (The Regular Meeting of Tuesday, October 16, 2018 has been canceled)
          Palm Springs City Hall
          Large Conference Room
          3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
          Palm Springs, CA 92262

Past Agendas and Minutes

Standing Subcommittee on Solar and Green Building Agenda:

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Palm Springs City Hall
Economic Development Conference Room
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Standing Subcommittee on Waste Reduction Agenda:

Date to be determined

Palm Springs City Hall
Economic Development Conference Room
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

The next Shredding and E-Waste Event is on October 20, 2018 at 8 AM City Hall Parking Lot in Palm Springs located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.


 Bike Map Palm Springs Cover


 Save The Date !!!

2019 Energy Code Building Energy Efficiency Standards Training - October 29, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM 


Where: UC Riverside, Palm Desert
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert CA 92211

Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free!

SolSmart Solar

The City of Palm Springs has been given the SolSmart Gold Designation for encouraging Solar Energy growth. 

Drop off Hazardous Household Waste and Pick Up Free Building Materials:

Drop and Shop Flyer

Riverside County Department of Waste Resources 2018 Community Outreach Calendar of Events for classes on Backyard Composting, Green Cleaning, Vermicomposting.  Visit www.rcwaste.org

  Recycling Questions? Contact our Resource Consultant Gary Calhoun, Phone Number 760 574 2582

Recyclilng Questions

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information 

Coleccio'n de Descehos Peligrosos del Hogar




Check out the Public Service Announcements for Bike Safety in the City of Palm Springs: 

 Bike Safety 60 second spot    

Bike Safe

     Bike Safety 30 second spot        

Click here for a Bike Routes & Trails Map



 City of Palm Springs Tree Inventory:


Honor a loved one or friend with a Living Tree Memorial

 Legacy Tree Adoption Short For Website 2


The Sustainability Plan for the City of Palm Springs is now available! View the adopted 30 steps to a Sustainable City here! 

What is the Sustainability Plan?  Check out a quick review Here.



  Do You Need SHARPS Containers and Information on How to Dispose of Them?


    SHARPS Containers

    SHARPS Container


    New, Empty SHARPS Containers are available at
    City Hall
    3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way or
    Fire Station #2
    300 N El Cielo Road
    Palm Springs CA 92262

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