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: Popperton Plots: A Community Garden for the Avenues

Recently Mayor Ralph Becker gathered with Jeramy Lund of the Community Foundation of Utah, Ashley Patterson of Wasatch Community Gardens and local gardeners to dedicate the Popperton Plots community garden in the Avenues neighborhood.
“Salt Lake City recognizes the important role community gardens play in supporting our local food system,” said Mayor Becker. “We are delighted to dedicate Popperton Plots, the first community garden to open under our expanded Green City Growers program.” 


Sustainability Headlines

Have a green thumb? Green City Growers is accepting applications for new community gardens! Explore available land and get growing.
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.
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.
We're building a vibrant, sustainable local food system in SLC. Learn more with the Community Food Assessment.


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