Environmental & Sustainability ensures that Mesa residents are provided with a clean, safe and environmentally-sound community. We promote sustainable development, the use of renewable resources and oversee that City operations comply with environmental regulations.
- Drain or Backwash Your Pool properly with our detailed instructions and guidelines.
- Maricopa County "Mowing Down Pollution" Program. Ready to trade in your gas powered mower? In an effort to improve air quality and reduce air pollution, the Maricopa County Air Quality Department in partnership with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality launched a lawn mower replacement program on June 4 providing $150 voucher towards the purchase of a new electric or battery powered lawn mower.
- Protect our stormwater with lessons learned in these fun new videos!
- Low Impact Development: Land planning and engineering design techniques that works with nature to manage stormwater:
- Low Impact Development (LID)Toolkit is a guide for a sustainable approach to stormwater management.
- Greater Phoenix Green Infrastructure & LID Handbook is now available and includes technical standard details.
- Household Hazardous Materials Program: A permanent facility located at 2412 N. Center Street officially opened on Oct. 17 offering convenient weekly hours. Help us reduce water and land pollution. Bring your appliances, electronics, tires, paints, garden chemicals and more. We also offer a swap shop for gently used items.
- Green Mesa and Living Green Events: Learn about sustainability programs and earth friendly advice for your home & garden. Topics include green buildings, energy efficiency, water-wise gardening and more.
- Grass-to-Xeriscape Incentive Program: Take out your grass and replace it with a water-wise landscape and you will save water and receive an incentive up to $575.
- West Nile Virus Arizona reported its first confirmation of the West Nile Virus, a mosquito-borne virus, in 2003. Please take a few moments to review how you can safeguard your family and home.
- Air Quality
- Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
- Efficiency Tax Credits & Rebates
- Household Hazardous Waste Program
- Water Conservation
- Useful Environmental Links
The Federal Environmental Compliance Fee was established to partially fund compliance programs that improve air quality, reduce stormwater pollution and ensure compliance with other public health- related programs.
Use our convenient online report or call (480) 644-3599.
- Excessive dust/trackout from construction sites
- Standing water/mosquitoes/West Nile Virus
- Dumping/spills of hazardous materials
- Improper disposal of harmful products (oil, antifreeze)