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Tucson Water Makes Conservation Easy
Tucson Water has conservation ideas for both residential and commercial users including WaterSmart Workshops, the SmartScape program and so much more. Visit

Join Tucson Clean and Beautiful
The City of Tucson is proud to be a sponsor of Tucson Clean and Beautiful. They coordinate community cleanups, electronics recycling, buffel grass removal and the Adopt a Park/Street program. Read the Tucson Clean and Beautiful newsletter at

The World Wildlife Fund Selects Tucson
The World Wildlife Fund selected Tucson as host city for the Earth Hour City Challenge. The Challenge encourages cities around the country to create public events for the discussion of climate change, local preparedness and a renewable energy future. Learn more at Watch the Earth Hour Celebration video.

Get the Green Business Certification Today
The City's Green Business Certification program works to help local businesses operate more sustainably and save money on utility bills. For more information and an application go to

UA Earth Day is Friday, April 20th
This family friendly event will feature live entertainment and interactive demonstrations from nearly 50 UA programs, businesses and local organizations. To learn more go to

18TH Annual Earth Day Festival and Parade
Head down to Reid Park on Saturday, April 21st to see the environmentally themed exhibits, music, food vendors, and the "All Species Processional". From there bike over to the Zoo and admission is free when you bring your safety helmet. Find out more at

See the Beautiful Blue Moon Community Garden
Tucson House and Oracle Road residents are celebrating a new barrier free garden. The City oversaw construction of the grant funded garden where rain water is harvested, fresh vegetables are grown and community members can gather. Watch the short Tucson 12 video

5 Gallons of Paint for Only $15
The Household Hazardous Waste Program in addition to disposing of batteries, pool chemicals, printer cartridges and many other hazardous household items, also recycles latex paint for City residents to purchase. Click on the link for their hours and location

All You Need to Know About Solar in One Stop
Solar One Stop is a City collaboration that answers all of your solar questions. It also provides information on incentives, a solar calculator, where to find an installer and much more. Watch the Solar 101 video with Mayor Rothschild. For more information, go to

Did You Know There is a Wetland in Tucson?
The Sweetwater Wetlands is one of the most important facets of the City's Reclaimed Water System, home to dozens of different wildlife species and a tranquil park for outdoor ecology lessons. To see how you can visit this unique oasis go to

What's new with Do More Blue?
Tucson residents can now recycle more than ever before thanks to a new state of the art Materials Recovery Facility. The new facility will accept any plastic container, making recycling even easier. Your July utility bill will have an updated list of recyclables and you can follow the link here.

Rainwater Harvesting and Gray Water Irrigation
Have you considered smart water initiatives such as rainwater and grey water? The City can help. The offices at Wards 1, 2, 3, & 6 are all rainwater harvesting demonstration sites, while the Tucson Water rebate program for Gray Water Irrigation Systems has free seminars for residential users. Check out both of these terrific programs:

Sustaining Our Water System for the Future
The City of Tucson and Pima County have worked collaboratively over the past four years to protect the future of our water resources. An award winning study was put together to define a sustainable water future for the City and County. We have just completed year one of the 5-year Action Plan. Find out all that has been accomplished at

What is a Brownfield Anyway?
Brownfields are properties where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real, or perceived, contamination. The land may be contaminated by hazardous waste or pollution. The City's Brownfields Program has been able to clean up sites in the City and not only create a healthier environment, but also allow for the redevelopment of once blighted areas. Brownfield cleanup breathes new life into neighborhoods. Find out more at

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