Green Mesa -
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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. 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.
Sustainability Savings Tip: Local Food Movements Gain Momentum.
Learn more about Mesa's
Landscape Watering Reminder - Cool nights and shorter days reduce water
needs of plants!
- Nov. 15
Recycles Day is coming and the City of Mesa will be hosting a
shred-a-thon and more.
partners evaluating stormwater harvesting at Mesa Urban Garden. You can
also see photos of the
Green Streets Workshop installation.
- Red Mountain
Multigenerational Center hosts Water-Use It Wisely Display See the
shocking photos of how much each person uses each day in Mesa. Check it out
in person for the month of November
Cooking oil recycling offered. That’s right, it’s almost that time to
deep fry your turkey for the holidays. The great news is that fryer oil
collection barrels are now available at select City of Mesa fire stations
campaign sign recycling program. The Solid Waste Management Department
has set-up a temporary location for residents to recycle all plastic
"coroplast" signs which are not accepted in Mesa’s blue recycle barrel.
- Earth Day, Arbor Day and Water
Awareness Month have passed, but we still have great resources:
- EPA Brownfields
Assessment Grant - What is it?
Mesa powers up more solar at two City facilities!
Visit our Solar Resource
Page for 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
- Mesa has a second LEED Fire Station! Fire Station 220, located at
5763 E. Main Street,opened in late 2012. Mesa continues to build high performing
buildings which feature water and energy saving measures and more. LEED
helps to document and
measure the sustainable features used in the design and construction
process. Learn more
about LEED Fire Stations in Mesa:
of Mesa Scores Green from SRP for Going Green - SRP Awards Nearly
$250,000 to the City in rebates; City Will See Savings for Years to Come!
See more details in the
Business Case Study.
properties can save water and money with our
landscape water use calculator.
- Learn about
our recycling, paint reuse,
composting, landscape rebate and other programs!
- Learn more about tax
credits and rebates available to Mesa residents
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