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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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

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

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

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
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

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
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