San Mateo County Sustainability Academy

The Sustainability Academy is a no-cost education and outreach program designed to raise awareness around sustainability and empower San Mateo County community members with the knowledge and skills to promote sustainability. Current Offerings. “Outstanding course to help families learn the process and implementation of backyard composting. Fun, educational and interactive sessions to help you be…

Water Conservation

Water Conservation – What You Can Do In 2008, and for the first time in California since 1991, the Governor proclaimed a statewide drought and called for implementation of numerous measures to reduce water consumption. And, by most accounts, the Bay Area will continue to experience conditions that warrant a greater emphasis on water conservation.…

Rain Barrel Rebate Program

Capture Rainwater to Save Water, Prevent Pollution & Get a $50 Rebate The San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program is sponsoring a Rain Barrel Rebate Program in light of the current drought. Rain barrels are great for capturing rainwater to irrigate landscape, and they also help to prevent urban runoff pollution. 1,000 square feet…