City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment — OSE is responsible for developing and implementing policy initiatives that promote local environmental, economic, and social sustainability, and integrating resource management, conservation, and sustainability practices with ongoing City operations.

Additionally, the Office oversees the implementation of the Solar Santa Monica program that seeks to achieve energy self-sufficiency by integrating energy efficiency and solar in most of Santa Monica’s buildings, offers water efficiency programs to residents and businesses, provides assistance to the public with all aspects of green building, and provides sustainability training to residents, students and businesses.

The City has long been a pioneer in sustainable purchasing.

Related Projects

Assessing Twenty Years of Santa Monica Sustainable Purchasing

The City of Santa Monica has long been a pioneer in sustainable purchasing. The City’s early efforts were documented in a thorough 1998 report

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