3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
P.O. Box 2743

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Phone: (760) 323-8214

Fax: (760) 322-8320

Logo - Office of Sustainability 2016 Round Line


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Click on the links below for more information on the topics listed:

 Next Sustainability Commission Meeting Agenda:

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 5:00 PM - Primrose "C" Conference Room

Palm Springs Convention Center

277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs CA 92262

(Parking in the North Parking Lot on Amado)


Standing Subcommittee on Green Building/Solar Agenda

July 27, 2017                 9:00 AM

Hot Purple Energy, 810 N Farrell Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262


Standing Subcommittee on Waste Reduction

May 25, 2017                 4:30 PM

Palm Springs City Hall Economic Development Conference Room, 3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs CA 92262

    Palm Tree Trimming

Citywide Palm Tree Trimming begins July 7, 2017 and will continue for 8-10 weeks. Beginning in the Downtown area, you will begin to see "No Parking" and "Street/Lane Closed" signs where the work is being done. Portions of some parking lots will also be closed during this time. If you have questions, please contact the Maintenance and Facilities Department at 760 322 8364 ext. 8167

Solar Strategy Presentations for the City of Palm Springs as presented to the Planning Commission and members of the Sustainability Commission on December 14, 2016:

Residential Solar Strategy Presentation by Commissioners Middleton and Freedman 

Solar Cost Calculations

Coachella Valley Association of Governments (Katie Barrows & Benjamin Druyon)  solar strategy
  1. Ygrene (Victor Hunt)    solar strategy   solar strategy
  2. Southern California Edison (Erin Pulgar)  solar strategy
  3. Climate Action PS (Ellen Lockert) solar strategy
  4. Grid Alternatives (Bambi Tran)  solar strategy

Additional Material - Letter from Cal SEIA  

    Recyclilng Questions

Come to the Shredding and E-Waste event Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:00 am to Noon.

EWaste Web Page insert October 21, 2017

Upcoming Shredding and E-Waste Event is on October 21, 2017 at 8 AM City Hall Parking Lot in Palm Springs located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.


 Visit the City of Palm Springs Dog Park!

Information is available for residents regarding how to purchase a bench or walkway brick in memory of a four-legged friend or family member.

The newly refurbished dog park features brand new sod, benches, drinking fountains, LED lighting, new walkways, irrigation and more shading for everyone.
“The Palm Springs Dog Park has been transformed into a state-of-the-art pooch paradise,” according to City Manager David H. Ready. “It’s incredibly gratifying to see how the fruits of our Measure J tax dollars have led to these wonderful improvements for residents and their four-legged friends.”

AQMD is offering a Leaf Blower Exchange Program for 2017. Click here for more information.

Leaf Blower Exchange 2017



Desert Water Agency has posted Mandatory Water Conservation Measures.Click here for more information.

 Learn more about Leaf Blower Strategy for the City of Palm Springs:

Leaf Blower Strategy October 2016 Study Session Pic_Page_1





Check out the Public Service Announcements for Bike Safety in the City of Palm Springs: 

 Bike Safety 60 second spot    

Bike Safe

     Bike Safety 30 second spot        

Click here for a Bike Routes & Trails Map



 City of Palm Springs Tree Inventory:



Click Here for an application for the NEW Legacy Tree Program!

Honor a loved one or friend with a Living Tree Memorial

 Legacy Tree Adoption Short For Website 2


The Sustainability Plan for the City of Palm Springs is now available! View the adopted 30 steps to a Sustainable City here! 

 What is the Sustainability Plan??  Check out a quick review Here.




  Do You Need SHARPS Containers and Information on How to Dispose of Them?


    Click Here:

    SHARPS Container


    New, Empty SHARPS Containers are available at
    City Hall
    3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way or
    Fire Station #2
    300 N El Cielo Road
    Palm Springs CA 92262