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Category: Sustainability

New EV Chargers Installed in Sonoma’s Lot B

New L-2 electric vehicle chargers were recently installed at the City’s Lot B public parking lot located behind the Sebastiani Theatre, with the entrance at 152 East Napa Street. These two chargers replaced the old chargers that had reached the end of their service life. These new chargers further enhance the publicly accessible EV charging … Continued

Zero Waste Water Webinar

When it comes to a home’s irrigation system, a little maintenance can save a lot of water. Just one broken sprinkler head could waste up to 25,000 gallons of water between May and October.  Join @SonomaWater and @SonomaCountyMasterGardeners for a Q&A discussion on ways to spruce up your irrigation system! Learn how to eliminate water waste … Continued

City of Sonoma Installs New Energy Efficient Lighting

The City of Sonoma just completed a lighting efficiency upgrade project to support the city’s goal of reducing greenhouse gases. Older, inefficient interior and exterior lighting in city-owned buildings were replaced with higher efficiency LED lighting, which included the City Hall, Carnegie Library, and the Corporation Yard, home of Public Works. According to Travis Wagner, … Continued

New Downloadable Guide for Maintaining Low Water Use Landscaping

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership has published a new guide for homeowners to help maintain a low water use landscape. The  “Water Smart Gardens Maintenance Manual” (Manual) is an easy-to-use, step-by-step instruction manual on how to care for and maintain the plants, drip irrigation systems, and green features offered in the Water Smart Landscape Design … Continued

Refill Madness Sonoma Recognized for Sustainable Business Practices

The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce and City of Sonoma are pleased to announce that Refill Madness Sonoma is this year’s Earth Day Sustainable Business Honoree! Located in the Sonoma Valley Center, Refill Madness Sonoma opened in February 2021 at 500 West Napa Street, Suite 540 with a mission to foster a clean planet and a clean community. … Continued

Announcing the Winners of the 2nd Annual Earth Day Photography Contest

Congratulations to Leslie Lerude and Andre Temperatura, winners of the 2nd Annual Earth Day Photography Contest! As part of Earth Day 2022, the City held a Photo Contest encouraging people to submit photos of their favorite natural spot, plants or creatures in Sonoma. The public was invited to vote online for their favorite entries. Leslie … Continued

Earth Day Photo Contest Exhibition and Voting – Online Now through April 15th

Thank you to all of the photographers who submitted pictures to celebrate the beauty, strangeness, and amazing qualities of our planet in honor of Earth Day. View the virtual exhibition and vote for your favorite through April 15, 2022, at www.sonomacity.org/earth-day-photography-contest/. Winners are to be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2022, and will be … Continued

Earth Day Photography Contest – Submit Your Photo Through April 4th

Celebrate mother nature and all its wonders in the 2nd Annual Earth Day Photo Contest. Take a picture to celebrate the beauty, strangeness, and amazing qualities of our planet. Submissions open March 8 – April 4 Online Exhibition and Voting April 5 – 15 Winners announced on Earth Day, April 22 The Earth Day Photo … Continued

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