Sustainability

Hayward among 88 global cities to score an "A" in Climate Leadership in 2020

This month, the City of Hayward was recognized as a global leader in environmental action by...
November 24, 2020
City Government, Sustainability

Hayward City Council adopts 2020 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

On Sept. 29, the Hayward City Council adopted the 2020 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP),...
November 24, 2020
Sustainability

What waste goes where: 2020 Holiday Edition

Holiday season in the era of COVID-19 means fewer gatherings, smaller guest lists – and a greater...
November 24, 2020
Sustainability

Save energy and money with these efficiency programs

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) , Hayward’s local electricity provider, has teamed up with...
November 24, 2020
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News Release, Sustainability

Hayward wins A-List recognition as global leader in environmental action

HAYWARD, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2020—Hayward is among just 88 cities worldwide and only three in the San...
November 20, 2020
Sustainability

Explore the world from home with these distance learning activities

More children than ever are distance learning, but there are still ways to keep them close to the...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

Organics, recycling, landfill… What waste goes where?

In the era of COVID, you may be home cooking and using personal protective gear more than ever...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

The Hayward Household Hazardous Waste Facility has reopened

The Hayward Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility has officially reopened after a temporary...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

Hayward meets 2020 emission reduction target ahead of schedule

According to Hayward’s greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for 2018, completed earlier this month,...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

EBCE launches “Resilient Home” program, providing access to discounted solar and battery backup home energy upgrades 

Through East Bay Community Energy’s (EBCE) new “Resilient Home” program, Alameda County homeowners...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

Pledge to conserve water this August for the chance to win prizes

The annual Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, a friendly competition between...
July 28, 2020
Sustainability

Sustainably spruce up your yard with BAWSCA online landscaping classes

The Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency’s (BAWSCA) landscaping class series has moved...
July 28, 2020
Sustainability

Hayward sets goal to reach 100% emission reduction by 2045

Last month, the Hayward City Council adopted a series of revised greenhouse gas emission reduction...
July 28, 2020
Sustainability

Install a heat pump water heater, earn up to $2,300 back

Hayward residents can receive up to $2,300 in rebates and incentives when purchasing and installing...
July 28, 2020
Sustainability

Bill-lowering efficiency kits delivered to your door through Rising Sun “Green House Call” program

Local nonprofit Rising Sun Center for Opportunity (Rising Sun) is once again helping Hayward...
July 28, 2020
City Government, Community, News Release, Sustainability

Deadline extended for public comment on Hayward sea level rise adaptation plan

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 11, 2020—The City of Hayward, East Bay Regional Park District and Hayward...
June 11, 2020
City Services, Community, Sustainability

Hayward promotes active transportation, releases updated draft of Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan for public comment

May is National Bike Month – and this year the City of Hayward is inviting community members to...
May 26, 2020
City Services, Community, Sustainability

Community invited to help shape the future of Hayward Blvd

The City of Hayward is seeking public input on future safety and connectivity improvements along...
May 26, 2020
City Services, Sustainability

Hayward waste services modified due to COVID-19

Update: All Waste Management Alameda County (WMAC) and Tri-CED Community Recycling waste collection...
May 26, 2020
Sustainability

CARE program offers 35% discount on electricity bills for income-qualified residents

California residents who have recently lost their job or been furloughed may be eligible for...
May 26, 2020
Sustainability

City developing plan to protect shoreline from rising sea levels

Climate change is causing the seas to rise, a reality that could cause severe flooding in Hayward...
May 26, 2020
City Government, City Services, Community, Fire Department, Library, Police Department, Sustainability

Solid waste, recyclables and organics pick-up services update

City of Hayward waste hauler Waste Management of Alameda County (WMAC) has announced effective...
March 31, 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
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