Community, Sustainability

Trade in your gas-powered car for an EV with the “Clean Cars for All” grant program

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is inviting eligible Bay Area residents to...
January 28, 2020
Community, Sustainability

Hayward on-track to reach 2020 emissions reduction goal

According to Hayward’s greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for 2017, which was completed just last month...
January 28, 2020
Community, Sustainability

Call for student artwork: City of Hayward’s Annual Earth Day Poster & Writing Contest

The City of Hayward is now accepting environmentally-themed works of art from K-12 grade students...
January 28, 2020
Sustainability

The fossil fuel footprint of natural gas (and how to reduce it)

Natural gas is often framed as a “clean” source of energy or a “bridge fuel” that will lead to a...
January 28, 2020
Sustainability

Holiday tree disposal do's & don'ts

Everyone loves the smell of freshly cut pine in the winter -- but as the holidays come and go, so...
November 26, 2019
Sustainability

Hayward to consider revising emission reduction goals

In September 2018, former Governor Jerry Brown signed Executive Order #B-55-18, committing...
November 26, 2019
Sustainability

What waste goes where: Thanksgiving edition

Thanksgiving is a busy time of year, and it’s easy for good waste sorting practices to fall by the...
November 26, 2019
Community, Sustainability

More than 800 households attend Fall 2019 Compost Giveaway

On Saturday, October 19 the City of Hayward gave thousands of bags of free compost to more than 800...
November 26, 2019
Sustainability

City employs litter prevention efforts to protect Bay

Litter has long been recognized as a significant source of pollution in the San Francisco Bay...
September 24, 2019
Sustainability

Hayward considering electric-only requirement for new development

The City of Hayward is working with East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) to develop a draft "reach code...
September 24, 2019
Sustainability

Rebates available for Alameda County businesses pursuing Green Business Certification

Alameda County businesses are eligible to receive up to $500 dollars in rebates when they complete...
September 24, 2019
Community, Sustainability

Fall 2019 Compost Giveaway scheduled for Saturday, October 19

Attention all Hayward residents, gardeners, landscapers, and plant lovers -- Hayward’s Fall 2019...
September 24, 2019
Sustainability

StopWaste offers resources to help Alameda County residents prevent household food waste

Wasted food is a growing problem in the United States with profound financial, social, and...
September 24, 2019
City Services, Sustainability

Throw out large items for free with Waste Management’s “Bulky Item Pickup” service

It’s easier than you might think to get rid of those large household items that just don’t spark...
July 23, 2019
Sustainability

Hayward municipal fleet ditches diesel for renewable alternative

Earlier this month, the City of Hayward placed its first order of renewable diesel, a fuel designed...
July 23, 2019
Community, Sustainability

SunShares makes going solar and purchasing EVs more affordable for Bay Area residents

Starting Thursday, August 1, Bay Area residents who register with SunShares can get access to...
July 23, 2019
Sustainability

Organics, recycling, landfill… What waste goes where?

Organics, recycling, landfill… What waste goes where? If you aren’t sure if your empty coffee cup...
July 23, 2019
Community, Sustainability

Help Hayward fight food waste by becoming a certified StopWaste Environmental Educator

The 2019 StopWaste Environmental Educator Training (SWEET) program is accepting applications...
July 23, 2019
News Release, Sustainability

Hayward recognizes residents, schools and businesses with 2019 Environmental Sustainability Awards

HAYWARD, Calif ., May 29, 2019—The City of Hayward honored 10 recipients with the City’s 2019...
May 29, 2019
Community, Sustainability

55 cubic yards of litter picked up during 36th Annual Clean-Up Day

On Saturday, April 27 th the City of Hayward celebrated Earth Day by hosting the 36th Annual...
May 28, 2019
Sustainability

Schedule a free “Green House Call” to make money-saving, environmentally conscious upgrades to your home

Figuring out the best way to maximize efficiency in your everyday life can be challenging. That’s...
May 28, 2019
Community, Sustainability

Hayward City Council recognizes 10 residents, schools, and businesses in 2019 Environmental Awards

Mayor Halliday, second from left, recognizes staff of Eden Issei Terrace for outstanding...
May 28, 2019
Community, Sustainability

City honors 20 young artists and writers in annual Poster and Writing Contest

During a special ceremony at the April 30 th City Council Meeting, Mayor Barbara Halliday and the...
May 28, 2019
Hayward Shoreline at sunset
News Release, Sustainability

Hayward among leading group of cities scoring an “A” on climate leadership

HAYWARD, Calif., May 22, 2019—The City of Hayward has been recognized as a global leader in...
May 22, 2019
Community, Events, Sustainability

Save the Date – Bike to Work Day is May 9

Councilmember Mark Salinas, center, stopping by an Energizer Station in Hayward during the 2017...
March 27, 2019
Community, Sustainability

Pledge to conserve water this Earth Month for the chance to win prizes

This Earth Month, the City of Hayward reminds residents to not let all the winter rain and April...
March 27, 2019
Community, Sustainability

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity now hiring summer job seekers interested in sustainability

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity is now hiring for their summer Climate Careers earn-and-learn...
March 27, 2019