Sustainability

55 N. Center Street

Mesa, AZ 85201

Hours of Operation

M-Th 7am-6pm

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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

$$  February $ustainability $avings Tip  $$ (PDF) GOOD LOCAL FOOD IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK: Reduce your food miles with gardening, CSAs and Community Gardens.

  • Feb. 20, 1:30 p.m. DESERT GARDENING: HOW TO GROW SUCCESSFULLYlearn to sow, plant, mulch, protect and get more great tips with Catherine, The Herb Lady. The program is free and will take place at Mesa Urban Garden, 212 E. 1st Ave. If you’ve thought about leasing a bed at the garden, it’s the perfect time of year to start! Learn more in our February Tip.
  • Mesa Public Library along with Garden Pool created a Seed Library for library card holders to check out three seed packets per month for free. Mesa Main, 64 E. 1st. St.


Landscape Watering Reminder for February, Rains are good for plants but help weeds grow, too! 

Find our NEW Low Impact Development Toolkit (PDF) and learn how we can clean our water, water our street landscapes and reduce urban flooding.

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
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