Sustainability

55 N. Center Street

Mesa, AZ 85201

Hours of Operation

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480-644-3306
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There you are... just who we're looking for! If you got here, we know you're interested in sustainability, green ideas and protecting the natural environment. But sustainability also includes creating a better community, boosting economic growth, and promoting a vibrant social network. Even the smallest act can make a big difference.MESA-AZ_GREEN no website

You've taken the first step by visiting this site where you'll find lots of simple choices for your next step - finding ways to make a positive impact! With your help, ideas, and participation, it will all contribute to building a sustainable community. Find Mesa's Living Green Info Card (PDF).

HOT TOPICS

Lighting a Sustainable Community

$$  September $ustainability $avings Tip  $$ LIGHT BULBS - Smarter Lighting for a Brighter Future

  • What is the "light bulb" law? Learn more in our Sustainability Savings Tip! (PDF)
  • Here are the best links for bulb selection: ENERGY STAR and NRDC.
  • We're installing better lighting at Mesa Main Library, including LED parking lot lighting. See Press Release and photos.
  • CFL & LED Bulb Disposal/Recycling:CFLs contain a small amount of mercury and LEDs may contain small amounts of nickel or lead. Both must be disposed of properly. Deliver to our Household Hazardous Waste event or find CFL recycling centers in participating hardware and home stores. The recycling process will separate glass or plastic from other elements, all of which can be recycled and reused.


August Landscape Watering Reminder - It might feel hotter, but our plants need less water. Find it in our NEWS section on our water conservation page.

Find our NEW Low Impact Development Toolkit (PDF) and learn how we can clean our water and

Solar Resources - great links and information on how to go solar, ways to incorporate energy efficiency into your home, and some additional, yet creative ways to use our abundant sunshine. Here we also shed some light on exciting City solar projects!

Solar Pilot Program for City of Mesa Electric Customers! Up to $1,000 for residential and $15,000 for commercial qualified solar electric (PV) systems in Mesa's electric service area.

Are you wondering how to properly drain or backwash your pool while protecting the environment? We have the details!

Learn more about LEED Fire Stations in Mesa: LEED features were incorporated into Fire Station 219 and 220. What is LEED? Check out our fun, tell-all blog of why this fire station is different - Diary of a LEED Fire Station.

Large properties can save water and money with our landscape water use calculator.

MORE SUSTAINABILITY LINKS

  • Community Garden
  • Cool City Programs
  • Green Workshops & Events
  • Green Building for Homeowners
  • Sustainability Resources