UPCOMING EVENTS

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trash event 5/24/2024, 08:00 am - 08:00 am

Cycle to Recycle

Begin at 1121 Alto St (Alto Park)

Ride your bike to a tour of the Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station. Read our blog entry for more event detail...

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convertible event 7/1/2024, 08:00 am - 7/31/2024, 08:00 am

Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

Citywide

Are you interested in learning more about our Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign? Stay tuned to learn more. Exact date t...

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NEWS

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map news

City Earns Urban Heat Mapping Campaign Grant from NOAA

The City of Santa Fe has been awarded an Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign grant to collect temperature data.

City of Santa Fe - 04-16-2024

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tree news

April 25, 2024 Arbor Day Tree Giveaways

The City of Santa Fe will hold an Arbor Day Celebration on 4/26/24, from 10 am to 12 pm at the Santa Fe Railyard Park.

City of Santa Fe - 04-15-2024

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EV charging news

New Mexico adopts money-saving building codes

New codes will increase accessibility to electric vehicles for New Mexicans living in multi-unit housing

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project - 01-17-2024

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electric vehicle news

City of Santa Fe Pledges to Increase Workplace EV Charging

Mayor Alan Webber has signed the Charge@Work pledge as a commitment to supporting electric vehicle (EV) charging.

City of Santa Fe - 09-21-2023

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solar panel news

New Mexicans have months, maybe years, to wait before they get community solar energy

While there have been delays and setbacks in the past with community solar, this is a naturally lengthy process

Megan Gleason - Source NM - 09-06-2023

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hands around new tree news

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to serve on U.S. Climate Alliance Executive Committee

NM Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has been selected to serve on the executive committee of the U.S. Climate Alliance.

Maddy Hayden - 05-05-2023

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Three people happily cutting ribbon news

Santa Fe Opens new EV Charging Station In Sandoval Garage

Santa Fe and state officials cut the ribbon Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the city’s latest Electric Vehicle cha...

Kevin Meerschaert - 04-28-2023

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news

Changing climate is costing New Mexico billions of dollars, study says

Weather-based disasters and duress have cost New Mexico $5.3 billion in the past 42 years.

Scott Wyland - 11-05-2022

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4 corners coalition logo news

City of Santa Fe Joins 4 Corners Carbon Coalition

Santa Fe to Tackle Climate Crisis Through Regional Partnership

City of Santa Fe - 10-05-2022

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bee sculpture news

New KSFB Pollinator Garden, Bee Sculpture Installed at Calle Alvarado Park

Collaboration with the City, KSFB, NM's Clean & Beautiful grant, Bell Bank, Cassidy's Landscaping, and Xerces Society.

City of Santa Fe - 08-18-2022

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news

Mother Nature Is Demanding Our Attention Now!

"We need to take care of each other and we need to take care of Mother Earth. Climate change isn’t an abstraction."

Mayor Alan Webber - 08-01-2022

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tree with sprouts news

Public Invited to Three TreeSmart Santa Fe Events

TreeSmart Santa Fe was launched on Arbor Day 2021 as a program to improve and cultivate the tree canopy citywide.

City of Santa Fe - 09-21-2021

BLOGS

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bikes blog

National Bike Month in Santa Fe

Join the City of Santa Fe Environmental Services and take a tour of the Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station (BuR...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 05-01-2024

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map blog

Urban Heat Island Mapping Study - Volunteers Needed!

The City of Santa Fe’s Environmental Services Division (ESD) has been awarded an Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaig...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 04-17-2024

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recycle blog

Cycle to Recycle

Join the City of Santa Fe Environmental Services and take a tour of the Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station (BuR...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 04-08-2024

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santa fe blog

Earth Month and the Great American Cleanup

Join the Railway Park Conservancy and more than a dozen community partners for a free Earth Day event celebrating H...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 04-03-2024

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EV charging blog

Driving Electric in Santa Fe

In Santa Fe, a significant amount of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions we create is the direct result of transportation...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 03-08-2024

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traffic blog

City of Santa Fe 2022 Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Climate change and pollution resulting from a fossil-fuel based society lead to numerous negative impacts around the wor...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 02-20-2024

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recycle truck blog

Recycling Right in Santa Fe

A critical element of sustainable planning in Santa Fe is waste reduction. Through consistent and conscious action to re...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 01-31-2024

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aerial view of Santa Fe blog

Embracing a Greener New Year in 2024

Before diving into our January blog – here’s a reminder about Santa Fe’s Christmas tree recycling...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 01-05-2024

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xmas celebration blog

Celebrate Sustainably this Holiday Season

As we move into winter, the Santa Fe community is coming together to exchange gifts and celebrate holiday traditions. Th...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 12-06-2023

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railyard blog

Sustainable Transportation Santa Fe

When it comes to making sustainable choices for our environment and community, how we move around our city matters. Trad...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 11-03-2023

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solar installers blog

Expanding Cleaner, Greener Energy in Santa Fe

October is National Clean Energy Action Month, with October 4th marking National Energy Efficiency Day. Clean energy (en...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 10-10-2023

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People at litter clean up blog

Keeping Santa Fe Beautiful: Combating Litter Through Community Partnership

When it comes to the vibrancy of our local environment, there's a collective responsibility in maintaining Santa Fe&...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 08-25-2023

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farmers market blog

Embracing Local Economy for a Sustainable Santa Fe

Through the Sustainable Santa Fe 25-Year Plan, our city established multiple strategies to achieve carbon neutrality, im...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 08-10-2023

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drought resistant landscaping blog

Protecting Ecosystems in Santa Fe

As the summer finally sets in, Santa Fe enters our warmest month of the year in July. Especially at this time of year, o...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 07-17-2023

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Recycling truck blog

Reducing Waste and Keeping Santa Fe Clean

On July 14th, Santa Fe’s Environmental Services Division will be sponsoring the Detroit Lightning, one of the Sant...

Santa Fe Sustainability - 06-27-2023

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Rainwater flowing into rocky area surrounded by mulch blog

Water in Santa Fe

As climate change turns up the heat in the West, cities like Santa Fe are working hard to develop innovative solutions f...

Neal Denton - 05-11-2023

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Santa Fe Community GHG Emissions Inventory blog

How Santa Fe Is Contributing to Climate Change – And What We Can Do About It (Part 2)

(Before you read this post, make sure to check out Part 1 on our blog series on GHG emissions here) Now that w...

Neal Denton - 03-14-2023

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Greenhouse Effect blog

How Santa Fe Is Contributing to Climate Change – And What We Can Do About It (Part 1)

 The key to preventing the worst scenario of projected climate impacts is to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas (G...

Neal Denton - 02-23-2023

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Rooftop solar panels blog

Sunny Skies Ahead in 2023

Santa Fe Clean Energy Fund Reduces Cost of Going SolarNext year, you may notice something different about your neighborh...

City of Santa Fe Environmental Services Division - 12-27-2022

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Farmers Market blog

Respecting the Precious Resources We Share

 “Food waste is the single most common material landfilled and incinerated in the United States, comprising 2...

Shannon Halley - 11-23-2022

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What Goes Where Graphic blog

November 15th is America Recycles Day!

Did you know that the US makes up about 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of its trash? According to t...

Shannon Halley - 11-15-2022

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blog

City of Santa Fe Launches Sustainability Dashboard

The City of Santa Fe went live today with a new sustainability dashboard. The dashboard shows t...

City of Santa Fe, Environmental Services Division - 11-09-2022

PAST EVENTS

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bike month event 5/1/2024, 08:00 am

Santa Fe Bike Month

Check out Santa Fe Bike Month events on the Bike Month calendar

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flyer event 4/13/2024, 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Great American Clean-up

1142 Siler Rd

Ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference? Join Keep Santa Fe Beautiful for a community-wide clean up event.Re...

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art event 11/10/2023, 07:00 pm - 11/12/2023, 09:00 pm

Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival

Santa Fe Convention Center

The trash fashion show takes place inside the Art Market! Fashion show starts at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 10th and th...

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Bill Mckibben event 10/27/2023, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Yes in our Backyard: Climate Change and the Green Building Boom

Santa Fe Art Institute

"We live in a moment when our future—and the future of everyone and everything—depends on sometimes lea...

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poster event 10/4/2023, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

How Our Cities Became Parking Lots

Scottish Rite Center

Much of the nation’s most valuable real estate is now devoted exclusively to empty and idle vehicles, even as so m...

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golf flyer event 9/23/2023, 07:30 am - 04:30 pm

Charity Golf Tournament

Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe

 Join us for a fun day of golf while we raise money to keep Santa Fe green, clean and beautiful.

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wildflowers event 9/16/2023, 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Toss No Mas!

Join your community to clean up your city!

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event poster event 9/14/2023, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Do We Have Enough Water to Support Growth?

Scottish Rite Center

Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury and Director of City of Santa Fe Water Jesse Roach will discuss local and state water ma...

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river event 8/9/2023, 09:00 am - 8/30/2023, 06:00 pm

River Talks 2023

A free series of presentations and tours for community members to learn more about our river, watershed, fireshed, and o...

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poster advertising movies in the park event 6/2/2023, 06:00 pm - 8/22/2023, 06:00 pm

Environmental Services to Support Summer Movies in the Park & Concert Series

The City of Santa Fe's Environmental Services will be supporting summer concerts and movies in the park by promoting...

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