Category: Sustainability

Fix-a-Leak Week is March 20-26, 2023

Join the City of Sonoma in celebrating Fix-a-Leak Week by tightening loose faucets and pipes, checking the toilet for leaks, checking your outdoor spigot for leaks, and inspecting your irrigation system for broken lines and sprinkler heads. But really, it’s best to keep water conservation top-of-mind throughout the year. Find and Fix Leaks to Save Water … Continued

Sort it Sonoma – Don’t put plastic bags in your recycling cart

Plastic bags, wraps, and film of any color, size, or shape are not accepted in Sonoma’s curbside recycling cart (the blue cart). These items are referred to as “tanglers” because they clog the machinery used to process recyclable materials. Each day, plastic bags must be removed by hand. To bring awareness to this issue, The … Continued

Winter Water Conservation Tips – Let’s Save Water Together!

We are excited to see our reservoirs filling up, but our region is still in a moderate drought. Hopefully, more rain storms make their way to us in the coming months, but until they do, let’s keep saving water together! Here are 3 easy ways to conserve water at home: Load Up! Two easy ways … Continued

Compost it Sonoma! Free counter top pails now available to Sonoma residents

Fight Climate Change – Compost Your Kitchen Scraps! Organic material that is landfilled converts to methane. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. It is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide. In California, food scraps account for 18 percent of all the material that goes to landfills. This means on … Continued

Drought Town Hall – October 13th, 4 PM

Please join Sonoma Water and the County of Sonoma on Zoom for a town hall to update the public on the drought emergency. Experts will provide the latest information on drought conditions, answer questions from the audience, and explore key topics, including the impact of the drought on groundwater, recreation, water quality, agriculture and wildlife. … Continued

Fall Home Energy and Resiliency Workshop Series

The County of Sonoma, Climate Action and Resiliency Division has announced thier latest homeowner workshops in an ongoing series for those interested in learning more about the benefits of making improvements that will help make your home more resilient. The workshops cover a range of topics including evaluating energy use, making a project plan, funding … Continued

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