4.5
Megawatt
Solar installed since 2001.
15,000
RECYCLED TIRES USED TO CREATE
2 BEACH ACCESS WALKWAYS
14%
DECREASE IN GREENHOUSE GAS
EMISSIONS SINCE 1990.
1,851
RESIDENTS COMPLETING
community greening program
BIG BLUE BUS USES
NATURAL GAS THAT IS
55%
cleaner for the environment than CNG derived from less sustainable methods.
257
Businesses
Received Green Business
Certification since 2005.
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Solar
Power
Recycling
3 solar power trash compacting and recycling "big belly" receptacles were added to the Santa Monica Pier.
20%

Increase in urban
forest since 1990.

Increase in urban forest since 1990.
Water
Conservation
SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES GRANTS AND REBATES WERE ISSUED
5,866,416
GALLONS ESTIMATED
ANNUAL WATER SAVINGS
398
SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE
GRANTS AND REBATES
ISSUED TO RESIDENTS
AND BUSINESSES
Reduced water
usage by
20%
at park and landscaped sites.
84,943
Sq ft of turf were removed
Water
Efficiency
Projects
2,257 water efficiency projects were completed resulting in 936 lifetime acre feet savings.
CITYWIDE WATER USE
WAS REDUCED BY
22%
from the City’s 2013 baseline.
Zero
Waste
Plan implemented for 120 special
events for a total of $57,043, as
well as a zero waste plan for
City Hall.
71,566
Pounds
of hazardous waste material
collected from 1,303 residences;
received $10,834 for recycling 4,218
gallons of paint.
Clothing and Shoe Collection
2.47 TONS
THE CITY'S FOURTH TEXTILE RECYCLING
CONTAINER WAS ADDED AT MARINE PARK
WITH A TOTAL OF 2.47 TONS OF TEXTILES
AND SHOES COLLECTED IN 2014.
Food composting
Program
ALL RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS CAN DISPOSE OF THEIR FOOD WASTE SCRAPS AND SOILED PAPER IN THE GREENWASTE CONTAINER FOR COMPOSTING. 162 COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN FOOD WASTERE CYCLING, INCLUDING RESTAURANTS, FOOD STORES, HOTELS, ETC.
162
COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS
ARE PARTICIPATING IN
FOOD WASTE RECYCLING.