Climate Change & Air Quality
Smart Energy
Recycling & Garbage (Curbside, Compost, Glass, Neighborhood Cleanup, Special Events)
Green Transportation (Biking, Walking, Public Transit, Alternative Fuel Vehicles, SmartTrips)
Water Resources (Quality & Conservation)
Sustainable Food (Grow, Eat & Sell Local)
Green Spaces (Parks, Open Space and Urban Forestry)
Business Tools (e2 Program & Business Recycling)
Community (Arts & Culture, Community Health & Safety, Housing, Education)


Salt Lake City's Guide to a Sustainable City

Salt Lake City Green is comprised of award-winning environmental programs that continue to help us conserve resources, reduce pollution, slow climate change and ensure a healthy, sustainable future for Salt Lake City.


Featured Blog: City Celebrates a Trio of Landmark Solar Projects

Mayor Ralph Becker, Sustainability Director Vicki Bennett, Rocky Mountain Power’s Alene Bentley and Salt Lake City Police Officer Bill Silvers gathered today to mark the completion of three landmark solar projects at the City’s solar farm.
“Salt Lake City made a commitment to reduce our impact on air quality by embracing sustainable energy and transportation initiatives,” said Mayor Ralph Becker. “Today we celebrate three projects that represent a huge leap forward for the City and our community." Read more on the Green Blog.



Have you spotted our new Salt Lake City truck wraps? Learn more about what can (and should!) go in your curbside recycling bin.


Sustainability Headlines

Learn more about the proposed Business & Multi-Family Recycling Ordinance.
Join the Salt Lake City Green Team to get the inside scoop on green events, tips and more in SLC.
Recycle your old electronics safely (& for free!) at one of our Saturday e-waste recycling events this summer.
Sustainable Salt Lake -- Plan 2015 outlines vision for the future.
New businesses sign on to the e2 Business Program.
Need to report a missed curbside pickup or broken bin? Fill out our online form.
Learn more about food in SLC with the Community Food Assessment Report.


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Sustainable City Dashboard

“The Sustainable City Dashboard is an effort to openly engage with residents as we work toward our goals for the future,” said Mayor Becker. “The tool illuminates a broad and ambitious agenda to protect our resources, enhance our assets and establish a path toward greater resiliency and vitality for every aspect of our community.” Read more.

Explore what Salt Lake City is doing and share your own ideas for the future. Visit the new Sustainable City Dashboard.
Featured Video:

Mayor Becker's Livability Agenda: Sustainability