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LEED Certification - PlatinumSan José Environmental Services Department
San José Environmental Services leads Climate Smart San José and manages garbage and recycling services; watershed protection and pollution prevention; municipal drinking water and recycled water; sustainability initiatives; and the operation and infrastructure improvements of the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. ESD’s mission is to deliver world-class utility services and programs to improve our health, environment and economy.


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Celebrate the close of another Earth Month at the San José Earth Ride Sat. May 4

Celebrate a full year of Climate Smart San José and the close of another Earth Month at the second-annual San José Earth Ride on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The 8-mile fun and family-friendly bike ride will visit sites showcasing what the City and residents are doing to create a low-carbon, Climate Smart city.

The event is free, but space is limited. Register for the Earth Ride

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News and Announcements
CIP Monthly Status Report – February 2019
This report provides a summary of the progress and accomplishments of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (“Wastewater Facility”) for the period of February 2019. Read on...
First Compliance Deadline for New Energy and Water Building Performance Ordinance - May 2019
The City of San José recently adopted the Energy & Water Building Performance Ordinance, requiring commercial & multi-family buildings 20,000 square feet & over to track their building energy & water usage data.The first reporting deadline is May 1, 2019. Read on...