The Visalia Environmental Committee informs and advises the Visalia City Council and citizens on preserving and improving environmental quality for the benefit of the community. Issues addressed including air quality, hazardous waste, recycling, water conservation and all other natural resources. This committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:45 p.m. in the Transit Building 2nd Floor Conference Room, which is located at 425 E. Oak Ave. in down town Visalia and is open to the public.
For a list of current Committee members, go to:
Local Appointment List of all City Committees & Commissions as required by the Maddy Act, Government Code 54970
The City staff representative to the Committee is Kim Loeb. You can reach him at (559) 713-4530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Visalia's Natural Resource Conservation Division was created to bring a greater guidance and a more proactive approach to the City's resource protection efforts. The divisions primary focus includes issues related to the following; Water Conservation, Ground Water Recharge/Water Quality, Air Quality, Commercial & Residential Recycling, Energy Conservation and Sustainability issues for the City. For more information about Visalia's Natural Resource Conservation Division please visit: www.GoGreenVisalia.com
Interested in Ride-Sharing?
Transportation is one of the biggest contributors of greenhouse emissions. If you look out at city traffic, or at a busy interstate, it's easy to see why. Millions of people drive great distances alone every day. Many of those people are going the same way. Why not share the ride? For more information on local ridesharing resources click ride.
The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) is a coalition of local governments and their associations related to solid waste, recycling, resource conservation, environmental protection, water quality, and other cross-media issues. CPSC is working to shift California’s product waste management system from one focused on government funded and ratepayer financed waste diversion to one that relies on producer responsibility in order to reduce public costs and drive improvements in product design that promote environmental sustainability. For more information on CPSC and it's programs please visit: www.calpsc.org
Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations who have made a commitment to sustainable development. ICLEI has over 1,200 cities, towns, counties, and their associations worldwide comprising their growing membership. ICLEI works with these and hundreds of other local governments through international performance-based, results-oriented campaigns and programs. For more information about ICLEI please visit: www.iclei.org
The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization is a non-profit located in the heart of California tasked and dedicated to leading the eight-county region to help improve the quality of life by significantly increasing the Valley's use and reliance on clean energy (energy efficiency and renewable energy sources). For more information visit: www.sjvcleanenergy.org
The Urban Tree Foundation provides services and programs to benefit the urban forest throughout California, focusing on planting and maintaining street trees in Visalia, California. For more information on The Urban Tree Foundation please visit: www.urbantree.org