The Office of Sustainability in Santa Clara is the powerhouse organization in the city that has initiated several long-term environmentally sustainable goals. They are doing an outstanding job and have received several awards over the years. The main goals are:
There are dozens of resources and guides for residents to engage in sustainability efforts in their city, from smart landscaping, to clean energy access, to getting green business certified, to agricultural grants, and much more.
Community volunteer opportunities in Santa Clara are numerous starting with the “Environmental Volunteers'' organization. Through hands-on education, over 10,000 children a year are taught about environmental science. No experience is necessary. Reach out and see if you’d like to be part of teaching future generations the importance of respecting our planet.