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.
Now Live, the Climate Action Milpitas Dashboard
Explore and learn about Milpitas’s climate impact and how you can help reduce our community carbon emissions! At climateactionmilpitas.org, you may interact with our City’s greenhouse gas inventory data, view ways in which you can help make a difference, and soon, interact with us to shape how Milpitas responds to meet its required climate goals!
Sustainable Milpitas Newsletter
We recently launched a new Sustainable Milpitas newsletter that is centered on sharing news on climate actions and tips that can reduce your footprint while saving money! Sign up to receive newsletter updates here.
Sustainable Milpitas YouTube
Check out our Sustainable Milpitas YouTube channel to learn more about sustainability and ways you can help the environment
We have compiled for you a collection of videos from our partners to bring our community all they could want to know about conservation, financial rebates for efficiency upgrades, and how to enjoy your outdoor space and make it work best for you and the planet. You can click here to view all our curated content.
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.
|Date/Time||Event Name||Description||Registration Link|
|June 7th, 7 PM||Irrigation Equipment Upgrades and Leak Detection||Learn how maintenance of water-conserving landscapes differs from that of traditional landscapes. Discover how to identify irrigation system inefficiencies and repair minor leaks.||Register here|
|August 21st||Composting 101||Learn how to turn your food scraps into compost for your garden.||Register here|
Take Simple Actions and Make a Difference
There are several small actions you can take at home to help you save money and reduce your environmental impact.
Learn More about how the City is Going Green
May 2021 – The City is updating the Climate Action Plan
November 2019 – Community Odor Monitoring Pilot Study
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