The City of Milpitas is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, ensuring public health, safety, and resilience in the community. The City adopted a Climate Action Plan in 2013 and is working on updating the Plan to meet Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Sustainability Goals. View the 2013 Climate Action Plan here. Discover resources on how you can make choices that are good for you and the environment.
NEW! Sustainable Milpitas Newsletter!
Check out the first edition of our newsletter, Sustainable Milpitas, centered on sharing news on climate actions and tips that can reduce your footprint while saving money!
Silicon Valley Clean Energy
Did you know that you are already using carbon free electricity? More than 97% of Milpitas customers are participating in Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE). Check out the City’s energy savings here.
Save money and reduce your emissions with eHub, SVCE’s one-stop-shop for transitioning to electric living! Visit eHub today to learn more information on electric appliances, electric vehicles, and additional clean energy options.
Composting 101 – February 6, 2021
Vermicomposting – May 1, 2021
Composting 101 – August 21st, 2020
Watershed Wednesdays! – Every Wednesday learn about your local watersheds as you create and color a 3D map!
Little Blue Hen Story Time – Multiple Dates, A water conservation story for ages 3-5
Landscape Videos – Videos of past landscape classes
Transitioning to a Fall Water-Efficient Edible Garden, Recording of Class
Activities to do at Home
Be a Backyard Botanist & Identify local species and plants – Explore fauna in your backyard
Composting Basics – Learn how to compost food scraps at home
November 2019 – Community Odor Monitoring Pilot Study