On May 18th, Bike Anywhere Day encourages people throughout San Diego County to consider riding a bicycle to their job
David Garrick - 05-05-2023
By 2035, mobility in American cities could be transformed.
Michael Brady - 05-05-2023
A new DOE program designates funding to design geothermal heating and cooling.
Ysabelle Kempe - 05-05-2023
As plastic piles up, bills that shift the financial cost of recycling to the producers are gaining traction.
Molly Bolan - 05-05-2023
This is a great opportunity to explore everything that Encinitas’s national award winning Main Street has to offer.
There San Diego - 04-28-2023
The new pipeline involved the construction of approximately 1.4 miles of six-inch diameter recycled water pipeline.
Danamarie McNicholl-Carter - 04-28-2023
As disruptive as this year's events have been, we're nowhere near to a worst-case scenario for California
Ezra David Romero/KQED - 04-11-2023
Leaders in many communities now consider trees to be critical infrastructure
Alex Brown - 04-11-2023
Communities and states that want to use low-carbon materials to prepare for disaster are receiving a funding boost
Ysabelle Kempe - 04-11-2023
It’s not only possible to make a difference with our individual decisions — it is vital.
Sarah Shemkus - 04-11-2023
The EPA’s EJ mapping and screening tool helps governments target outreach to overburdened and underserved communities
Stephenie Overman - 04-06-2023
One new idea that’s gaining attention is the concept of food forests – essentially, edible parks.
Karen A. Spiller - 04-06-2023
More local governments are considering ordinances that would make it harder to remove healthy trees.
Rachel Gottlieb - 04-06-2023
The grants will help local governments prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions and improve connections between habitats.
Molly Bolan - 04-06-2023
Momentum is building for land- and water-based infrastructure strategies.
Kalena Thomhave - 03-29-2023
The board of San Diego Community Power committed Thursday to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2035
DEBORAH SULLIVAN BRENNAN - 03-29-2023
"Scripps is trying to get ahead of the kind of cliff collapse that killed three people at a beach nearby in Encinitas."
DAVID SCHECHTER, HALEY RUSH, CHANCE HORNER - 03-29-2023
The California Transportation Commission has allocated more than $37 million for the railroad tracks in Del Mar.
Phil Diehl - 03-29-2023
The Biden administration opened up applications for $700 million in grants for local governments to install EV chargers
Daniel C. Vock - 03-24-2023
The Inflation Reduction Act and others are offering all-too-rare opportunities for state and local governments.
Chip Kline and Simone Maloz - 03-24-2023
Climate change is altering spring growing conditions, and plant life is changing along with it.
PBS - 03-24-2023
A new report lists 10 policies to constrain polluting infrastructure and achieve key climate goals.
Joseph Winters - 03-24-2023
The CEC approved a resolution committing the agency to support California tribal energy sovereignty and independence.
Global Renewable News - 03-07-2023
How much will gas prices increase if existing California wells are shut down and the supply shifts to imported oil?
Rock Zierman - 03-07-2023
The city of Encinitas Environmental Commission announces the opening of nominations for its Environmental Award Program....
STAFF - 03-07-2023
Renewable energy sources such as solar panels are in high demand, UCLA invented a new kind of solar roofs.
BIOENGINEER - 03-07-2023
California relies on capturing carbon out of the air and storing it deep underground
ASSOCIATED PRESS - 02-28-2023
Looking at a new zero-waste, no-packaging food refill shop in Encinitas
Susan Sullivan - 02-28-2023
California has been hit with an especially cold and wet winter
David Knowles - 02-28-2023
The storm could deliver seven feet of fresh powder to some locations by Wednesday.
Diana Leonard - 02-28-2023
Long before anyone called this place northwest Montana or considered it a tourist destination, it sustained the tribes.
Carly Graf - 02-21-2023
One in five Americans now lives in an area that's trying to move buildings off fossil fuels
Emily Pontecorvo - 02-21-2023
The first comprehensive standards for public EV charging stations will help ensure reliability and accessibility.
Gabriela Aoun Angueira - 02-21-2023
This story is part of the Cities + Solutions series, which chronicles inspiring climate initiatives in U.S. communities....
GABRIELA AOUN ANGUEIRA - 02-21-2023
Exxon has pulled the plug on its green fuels from algae research after 15 years. Was it ever real or just a PR stunt?
Steve Hanley - 02-14-2023
Over the past few weeks, the Nature Collective, California State Parks, and the City of Encinitas collaborated to comple...
Todd Mierau - 06-02-2023
As the rain subsides and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to start spring cleaning and decluttering for the year...
Camrie Rounds - 02-24-2023
The recent large storm and wave events that occurred in early January 2023 have again displayed the success of the Cardi...
Todd Mierau & Zachary Urabe - 01-23-2023
As the temperature cools outside, the temptation to blast your heater rises. However, as with air conditioning in summer...
Itzel Gallardo - 11-28-2022
October has arrived which means fall treats, candy, parties, and Halloween! Holidays produce a significant amount of was...
Camrie Rounds - 10-21-2022
The problem with Wishcycling: Wishcycling happens when we put non-recyclable or contaminated recyclables into the b...
Camrie Rounds - 09-28-2022
What are the benefits of recycling? The recycling symbol can be seen on many single-use items, alerting the consume...
Camrie Rounds - 08-03-2022
Summer is here, which means BBQs, parties, graduation celebrations, and more! While events generally produce large ...
Camrie Rounds - 07-01-2022
If your family participates in a springtime egg hunt tradition, chances are you are familiar with the dozens of colorful...
Camrie Rounds - 04-13-2022
You may have noticed your neighbors making more use of their green organics bins on trash day, coworkers paying closer a...
Camrie Rounds - 03-24-2022
The City of Encinitas adopted a comprehensive Green Building Ordinance (Ordinance 2021-13) on October 27, 2021. The Ordi...
Jillian Queri - 12-07-2021
May is Bike Month, and there’s never been a better time to enjoy riding a bike! It’s a good way to ensure yo...
Jasmine Krause - 05-26-2021
In the fight against climate change, reducing emissions from buildings has a key role to play. In Encinitas, the electri...
Jasmine Krause - 04-28-2021
The City of Encinitas, in partnership with EcoFest Encinitas, will present a Virtual Earth Week Celebration next week be...
Jasmine Krause - 04-15-2021
San Diego Community Power (SDCP) launched earlier this March! This is an exciting step towards climate conscious energy ...
Jasmine Krause - 03-31-2021
Monday, March 22, 2021 is World Water Day, a time to bring awareness to this vital resource! This year’s theme is ...
Inge Bisconer - 03-19-2021
The Big Picture The City of Encinitas is actively addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions t...
Jasmine Krause - 02-24-2021
For every meal served the average restaurant wastes half a pound of food. In the landfill, this waste releases pote...
City of Encinitas - 02-22-2021
It has been nearly three years since Encinitas unveiled its updated Climate Action Plan in January 2018. Since then, we ...
Jasmine Krause - 02-10-2021
Preventing waste in the kitchen can be fun and easy! The City of Encinitas collaborated with Save the Food to gather som...
City of Encinitas - 01-19-2021
The holidays are here, and with them countless opportunities to make small choices and shifts to a more sustainable seas...
Jasmine Krause - 12-18-2020
This holiday season is one like no other. We want to help you shop local and give without creating waste - instead of gi...
City of Encinitas - 12-14-2020
Experiencing an increase in packages this holiday season? With each online order you receive comes material such as card...
City of Encinitas - 12-14-2020
On November 18, 2020, City Council adopted an updated Climate Action Plan (CAP) which included a recalculation of antici...
Jasmine Krause - 12-15-2020
Did you know that Americans create 25% more trash during the #holidays? Reduce your waste and turn up the cheer this hol...
City of Encinitas - 12-01-2020
During the third annual pumpkin composting event, students and their families across Encinitas saved 377 Jack-...
Dominique Dashwood - 11-10-2020
In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. The first step to reducing is le...
City of Encinitas - 11-02-2020
Across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has undeniably disrupted and transformed the way our children are educated....
Jasmine Krause - 10-28-2020
Looking to achieve your zero waste potential? Join us for our new “Green Wednesdays” free webinar series thi...
City of Encinitas - Solid Waste Division - 10-27-2020
As Halloween comes and goes it is estimated that 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are sent to the landfill, doomed to rot an...
City of Encinitas - 10-20-2020
The City of Encinitas prides itself in being at the forefront of sustainability. We’re putting out the call to res...
Dominique Dashwood - 10-16-2020
While in many ways catastrophic, COVID has undeniably created space for a complete reinvention on how we view work and t...
Jasmine Krause - 09-29-2020
The beaches and coastal resources in Encinitas offer great value to our community, the local economy, and the City&rsquo...
Dominique Dashwood - 08-18-2020
The Problems of Single Use Plastic: We produce a large amount of plastic because it is inexpensive, durable, ...
Dominique Dashwood - 07-23-2020
Due to COVID, many of us are spending more time at home. In regard to our utility bills, energy we would normally use at...
Dominique Dashwood - 06-23-2020
What is Zero Waste?The concept of zero waste is straightforward: do not generate any waste. Wait! We hope we haven&rsquo...
Dominique Dashwood - 05-27-2020
Local businesses and members of the community play an essential role in the City’s Climate Action Plan. By engagin...
Dominique Dashwood - 04-27-2020
March 27, 2020 - Communities are taking back the power (literally) with Community Choice Energy. Learn about how a CCE w...
Dominique Dashwood - 03-27-2020
EcoFest is the longest-running environmental fair in North County San Diego. EcoFest showcases ways to Go Green whi...