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Efficiency & Sustainability Events & Workshops

Efficiency & Sustainability Events & Workshops

Throughout the year, the City of Palo Alto typically offers a variety of events and workshops focused on resource sustainability, emergency preparedness, community resilience, and more. Learn how to reduce waste, conserve water, save energy, and prevent pollution.

Virtual Low-Water Use Landscape Workshops

Virtual low water use landscape workshops are now available from our partners at the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA). View a variety of webinar recordings at your convenience. 

View presentations from previous workshops. 

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Webinar - Electric Vehicle Incentives for Businesses 

Wednesday December 2, 1pm – 3pm

The City of Palo Alto is participating in a CALeVIP (California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project), investing up to $2 million to install hundreds of electric vehicle charging stations over the next four years.

Join panelists from the Center for Sustainable Energy, California Energy Commission and regional partner organizations for the upcoming webinar. During the presentation, CALeVIP team members will cover details about the incentive project, rebate eligibility and provide a walk-through of the application process. Following the presentation, panelists will host a Q&A session.

Visit CALeVIP.org to learn more, and register for this webinar here

The Importance of the Natural Environment in Meeting Our Sustainability Goal

Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

This webinar will discuss the multiple benefits the City’s natural resources provide, efforts to quantify those benefits, as well their intersection across the S/CAP goals. In addition, the webinar will summarize various City efforts to protect and restore those resources. 

Register here.

Other Local Events & Workshops:
Regional Workshops
Lucie Stern Demonstration Garden
Palo Alto City Hall Demonstration Garden
UCCE Master Gardener's Demonstration Garden
Transition Palo Alto Share Faire
Document Shredding Events
Repair Café Palo Alto
Citywide Yard Sale
2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Webinar Series

Last Updated: November 18, 2020