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Tempe to host Climate Action Plan Transportation Forum

October 18, 2018
What does the future of transportation in Tempe look like? How can we invest in creating a low-carbon transportation system? How can residents get involved? Join Tempe, in partnership with…

Tempe’s New Energy Efficient Golf Cart Fleet

July 25, 2018
Early morning on July 4th 120 new golf carts were delivered between both the Ken McDonald and Rolling Hills golf courses. The golf team worked swiftly to ensure a quick…

The 2018 Solar Car Challenge Comes to Tempe!

July 13, 2018 ASU Solar Car Challenge tempe
The 2018 Solar Car Challenge kicks off this Tuesday, July 17th for a seven-day journey across the Southern US with its final stop and award ceremony in Palmdale, CA. Next…

The City of Tempe SMART Program is officially “Rolled Out”!

July 5, 2018
Starting July 1, 2018, City of Tempe Public Works Solid Waste services rolled out the new SMART (Save Money and Recycle Tempe) program which the City Council approved last Fall. The SMART…

Happy Earth Day 2018!

April 21, 2018 Earthday tempe
Earthday.org and the Earth Day Network have made Earth Day 2018's campaign to "End Plastic Pollution".  Their campaign is dedicated to providing information and inspiration to change our attitude and behavior about…

The Tempe Grease Cooperative: Today’s Waste, Tomorrow’s Energy

April 16, 2018 City Programs Grease Co-Op Tempe Restaurants
“Restaurant sustainability” typically translates into using local produce, recycling plastic waste and aluminum cans, monitoring water use, and composting food scraps. But what can be done to sustainably recycle restaurant…

Tempe Zero Waste Day April 28!

April 4, 2018 recycle tempe waste
The City of Tempe offers four Zero Waste Days each year and the next is Saturday, April 28th from 7 am to 1 pm at the Tempe Fire Training Facility…

Sustainable Tempe

February 13, 2018
Did you know the City of Tempe provides a variety of innovative programs, including water and energy conservation, recycling, composting, alternative transportation, sustainable business practices and environmental stewardship?  Watch this informative video…

Hydroponics meets catering!

February 13, 2018 hydroponics organic special moments catering sustainable tempe
Sustainability Pledge Member Brad Taylor from Special Moments Catering  tours True Garden, his provider for 100% organic and sustainable lettuce.  Watch the video to learn more about the process!

Tempe Sustainability Award Nominations Are Open!

January 29, 2018
The Tempe Sustainability Commission asks Tempe residents to nominate people, projects or organizations for the sustainability achievement of the year award. This award is meant to highlight people and projects in…