The City of Albany CA has a “Sustainability Division” as a major part of the local government’s management responsibilities. Some of the issues this department manages are the urban and natural environment, including:
The Sustainability Division strives to protect this critical habitat from the effects of climate change, while also ensuring social equity, a resilient community, and a thriving local economy. Each listing below has a link to the City’s action steps and things you can do as a resident.
VOLUNTEER: The “Volunteer Corps” are working to make Albany’s 1.5 square miles a little bit better. The Volunteer Program matches volunteers with various city departments in need of assistance. In the program, volunteers gain hands-on experience in city government while serving their community. Volunteers are placed on an as-needed basis for short and long-term assignments
RECYCLING 101- Learn the what, where, why, and how of recycling, composting, and general waste reduction with Albany’s Recycling 101 Crash Course materials.