City of Palm Springs

Bicycle Route Map:

 Bike Map Palm Springs Cover


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) 322-8320

Logo - Office of Sustainability 2016 Round Line




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

Next Sustainability Commission Meeting:

The next Regular meeting of the Palm Springs Sustainability Commission will be held:

          Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 5:00 PM

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

Full Agenda and Reports

 Standing Committee on Solar and Green Building Agenda

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Palm Springs City Hall
Community & Economic Development Conference Room
3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs CA 92262

Standing Committee on Waste Reduction Agenda

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Palm Springs City Hall
Development Services Conference Room
3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs CA 92262

Join us for the Family Fun Fest on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM to Noon at the Palm Springs Stadium. Family Fun for all ! 


Join us and the Palm Springs Cultural Center for the Saturday Sustainable Film Series presentation of "Within Reach, Journey to Find Sustainable Community". The Free screening will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Palm Springs Cultural Center (Formerly the Camelot Theatre) located at 2300 E Baristo Road, Palm Springs CA 92262. A memorial bike ride in honor of Michele Mician will be held before the movie at 8:00 AM. 

Saturday, April 14th, 21st & 28th “Fundamentals of Building Green” Presented by the Palm Springs Sustainability Commission with guest speaker Dominique Hargreaves, US Green Building Council. Providing an overview of ‘green building’ basics and best practices; a different topic each week. This FREE program will be from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in The Learning Center.

The Fundamentals of Building Green course teaches the basics of sustainability and provides an overview of the essential strategies and work practices that make buildings green. GPRO Fundamentals introduces the new awareness required to successfully implement sustainable building practices using new and standard trades skills. Individuals with experience in construction and building operations will have an advantage when taking Fundamentals of Building Green and in passing the certificate exam, but anyone with an interest in green building is encouraged to participate. GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green is the prerequisite for all GPRO trade specific courses. GPRO Foundations qualifies for 6 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

To register, go to



Upcoming Shredding and E-Waste Event is on April 21, 2018 at 8 AM City Hall Parking Lot in Palm Springs located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way - view the Shredding and E-Waste event flyer.

 EWaste Flyer April 21, 2018

Follow this link for information on the implementation of Desert Community Energy, Community Choice Aggregation electricity program sponsored by CVAG. This program will become effective in July 2018.

Recycle used Motor Oil and get a free oil filter! Saturday April 7, 2018. 

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

  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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