The City of Menlo Park has an aggressive Climate Action Plan in place which is focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Sustainability Division manages recycling and garbage services, water pollution prevention, energy conservation, creek protection, and other environmental issues. The programs promote sustainable environmental practices and policies citywide and within city-owned facilities, as well as open space areas. The division supports the Environmental Quality Commission, which offers residents many resources from free compost to several recycling services, water conservation rebates, and sustainable garden guidelines to name a few.
Menlo Spark is an environmental nonprofit that works on climate and sustainability-related issues towards the goal of climate neutrality. Join their efforts at the link above. Menlo Spark’s key focus areas include:
The Great Non-Profit group lists several eco-related volunteer organizations here. Also, the Environmental Volunteers organization trains volunteers in nature programs. Learn how to get involved here.