Palo Alto has long been a leader in sustainability, making remarkable progress toward reducing carbon impacts, greenhouse gas emissions, and resource consumption since establishing its first Climate Protection Plan in 2007. Twenty years ago when the City adopted a Sustainability Policy, a wide range of initiatives began to improve the sustainability performance of both government operations and the community at large, including:
The City of Palo Alto offers a variety of programs, incentives, and rebates that help residents take action to enhance sustainability efforts.
Resources that make it easier to do your part.
Learn more about the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.