How You Can Help

Everyone can make a difference. Make a simple change in your everyday life to reduce waste, save water and energy, or actively commute and you can help the City of Santa Fe achieve its sustainability goals! 


Residential and commercial energy use are two of the largest drivers of greenhouse emissions in Santa Fe. Transitioning to carbon-free sources of energy and investing in energy efficiency will help Santa Fe to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.   Learn More

Support the transition to 100% renewable energy in Santa Fe!

Ensure Your Home is Energy Efficient
Save Money and Energy in Your Home
Learn How to Electrify Your Home
two wind turbines

Credit: Tom Swinnen


Santa Fe promotes the conservation of natural resources and building a circular economy by enacting programs and practices to consciously to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Learn More

Reduce waste in your day-to-day life!

Reduce Your Use, Reduce Your Waste
Volunteer with Keep Santa Fe Beautiful
Most Single-Use Plastic Bags are Banned in Santa Fe
Get Help with Broken Items and Learn Repair Skills
Bring Your Own Bag


Santa Fe's natural resources and ecosystems sustain life and support community and economic vitality.  Learn More

Support conservation and ecological resilience efforts in Santa Fe!

Know Which Tree Species Are Best for Santa Fe's Climate
Practice Drought-Smart Tree Care
Resources to Prepare for Fire as a Homeowner or Landowner
Schedule a Home Assessment to Evaluate Your Fire Risk
Plant a Pollinator Trail Habitat with Santa Fe Xerces Society
upwards looking at tree

Photo: SevenStorm


The health and well-being of Santa Fe and its residents depend on an adequate supply of clean water. Learn More

Help Santa Fe’s water systems remain healthy, resilient, and efficient!

Install Rain Barrels or a Cistern on Your Property
Install a Simple Valve to Redirect Your Laundry Water to Irrigation
Do You Know How Much Water You Use?
Dine at a Waterwise Restaurant
Become a Waterwise Business
A large, tan rain barrel connected to the outside of a building.


How we move matters. Transportation accounts for 34.6% of Santa Fe’s greenhouse gas emissions – the largest source of emissions in Santa Fe. Learn More

Change your route to reduce emissions!

Get Active and Walk or Bike to Your Destination
Volunteer with Bike Santa Fe