Image of rolling green hills with a view of the City of Hayward at night. On top of the image in white text on a red box: CDP Disclosure Insight Action A List 2021.
City Government, News Release, Sustainability

Hayward wins third A-List recognition as global leader among cities in climate protection

HAYWARD, Calif. , Dec. 27, 2021— Hayward has been recognized as one of 95 cities worldwide and...
December 27, 2021
Sustainability

3,500 bags of locally-sourced compost given to Hayward households at Compost Giveaway

On Saturday, October 30, following a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hayward...
November 23, 2021
Sustainability

What Goes Where: Fall 2021 Edition

Recycling can be confusing any time of year, but the additional waste generated during the holiday...
November 23, 2021
Library, Sustainability

New bookmobile Curbie cuts community-wide emissions by bringing library services directly to Hayward neighborhoods

Earlier this month, the City of Hayward’s Library Services Department welcomed Curbie, a bookmobile...
November 23, 2021
Sustainability

City to update Climate Action Plan, establishing path toward climate neutrality by 2045

The City of Hayward is currently updating its Climate Action Plan (CAP), a plan to meet emission...
November 23, 2021
Sustainability

Hayward Electricity Accounts Will Transition to 100% Renewable Energy in January 2022

In January 2022, Hayward customers served by East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) will transition to...
November 23, 2021
Sustainability

Think you know how to recycle? Take the quiz!

Recycling rules can be confusing. Everyone has felt that moment of hesitation at the recycling bin...
September 28, 2021
Community, Sustainability

Compost Giveaway returns Oct. 30, 2021

This fall, the Hayward Compost Giveaway is returning following a hiatus during the COVID-19...
September 28, 2021
Sustainability

Alameda County allows bring-your-own reusable food ware at restaurants and stores

The consumption of single-use food ware has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic...
September 28, 2021
Sustainability

Upgrade your East Bay Community Energy plan to 100% renewable energy before automatic changes take place on Jan. 1, 2022

The Hayward City Council recently voted to make Renewable 100 the new default electricity product...
September 28, 2021
Photo of the Hayward Hills and a view of the City and San Mateo bridge at dusk. On top of it text: Top 30 On-Site Generation. EPA Green Power Partnership.
News Release, Sustainability

City of Hayward named a top on-site generator of renewable energy

HAYWARD, Calif. , Aug. 24, 2021—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ranked the City of...
August 24, 2021
Sustainability

Hayward Council votes to establish Renewable 100 as City’s new default electricity product

At its July 6 meeting , the Hayward City Council voted to select Renewable 100 as the new default...
July 27, 2021
Sustainability

Amidst drought, Governor Newsom calls for voluntary 15% reduction in water use

Governor Newsom discusses drought emergency response at Lopez Reservoir in San Luis Obispo County...
July 27, 2021
Sustainability

Improperly disposed battery sparks Tri-CED truck fire

Earlier this year, a Tri-CED recycling truck serving Hayward caught fire due to an improperly...
July 27, 2021
Sustainability

Hayward Council adopts resolution supporting 100% zero emission vehicle sales in California by 2030

At their July 20 meeting, the Hayward City Council adopted a resolution declaring the City’s...
July 27, 2021
Sustainability

Free efficiency kits delivered to your door through Rising Sun “Green House Call” program

Local nonprofit Rising Sun Center for Opportunity (Rising Sun) is helping Hayward residents make...
July 27, 2021
Sustainability

Save water and money with these drought-conscious tips

Most areas in California, including the Bay Area, are currently experiencing drought conditions...
May 25, 2021
Sustainability

Test your bike-friendliness with Bike East Bay’s Drivers Ed 2.0 Quiz

Are you a bike-friendly driver? In honor of National Bike Month, drivers can take Bike East Bay ’s...
May 25, 2021
Community, Library, Sustainability

City honors 19 young artists and writers in annual Poster and Writing Contest

Pictured above is the first place winning poster in the 4th to 5th grade age group, submitted by...
May 25, 2021
Sustainability

Community input sought on new electric power source for City of Hayward

The City of Hayward will soon need to select a new electricity product for local residents and...
May 25, 2021
Sustainability

Reduce your carbon footprint this camping season with refillable propane tanks

Single-use propane tanks are a popular way for campers to power up their grills and other equipment...
May 25, 2021
Sustainability

PG&E and EBCE to implement Time-of-Use rate plan, encouraging energy usage when renewable energy is most plentiful on grid

In response to a statewide policy to create a cleaner energy future for California, Pacific Gas and...
March 23, 2021