Sustainability Commission

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The Sustainability Commission meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Large Conference Room in City Hall located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA.


Sustainability Commissioners for 2016 - 17

Mr. Joseph Jackson, Chair

Mr. Grant Wilson, Vice Chair
Mr. Roy Clark
Mr. David Freedman
Ms. Jennifer Futterman
Mr. Greg Gauthier
Mr. John Goins
Mr. Robert McCann
Mr. Michael Wangler


January Green Business Month

Receive FREE $ up to $500 to transition to compostable products.

February Community Gardens & Nutrition Month

School Gardens grants available this month! FREE $ for our local schools to grow food. Also, remember to buy local, & shop the Certified Farmers Market at 2300 E. Baristo at Farrell at Camelot Theatre. (Oct.-June), Sat., 8am-12:30pm

April Earth Month

May Clean Air Month – Bike to Work Week

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection – HHW Center at 1100 Vella Rd. Residents may bring hazardous waste every Saturday morning.

May  Bike Month Kick-Off and Bike to Work Day

June Clean-Up Month

June 1 Litter Free Day/Clean Up Events with Keep America Beautiful in Neighborhoods. Call 323-8214 to volunteer!

July Parks & Recreation Month - visit a park!

August Solar Awareness Month

Visit Desert Water Agency’s Solar field. Go to for info

September 21 International Day of Peace

October Climate Action Month

November Recycling Month

December LED Holidays


Want to lower your carbon footprint and reduce the number of pounds of greenhouse gas emissions you contribute? Go to the Low Carbon Diet Calculator to find out how many pounds you need to lose! Low Carbon Diet Carbon Footprint Calculator


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