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Capital Area Development Authority
  • Guide

CADA is committed to building a sustainable Capitol Park neighborhood. Resource conservation and smart growth, principles pioneered by CADA in partnership with the State of California and the City of Sacramento are key components of CADA’s urban properties development and management endeavors. At CADA, we believe it’s time for city life. City life provides time for making a living; time for friends and family; time for personal fulfillment; and time for civic engagement. City Life is a...

CalEMA Grants and Assistance
  • Finance

CALEMA offers several grants relating to local assistance. Grants include disaster recovery, homeland security, law enforcement, emergency management performance, emergency operations, and victim services. Grant funding can have land use implications.

California Coastal Rural Development Corporation
  • Finance
  • Guide

California Coastal Rural Development Corporation (Cal Coastal) is a California chartered nonprofit public-benefit corporation servicing the financial needs of small businesses and farmers. The corporation provides direct loans and loan guarantees to businesses located on the Central Coast through our offices located in Salinas and Santa Maria. We have a community based Board of Directors that guides the organization. The Board of Directors and Loan Committee members are business people...

California Sustainable Tourism Planning Document
  • Guide
  • Plan

California has long been a leader in both tourism and environmental protection. During its long history, the state has made a very concerted effort to protect the natural assets that also make it one of the most visited destinations in the world. Given this history, it is only natural that the California Travel and Tourism Commission (CTTC) formally recognizes these efforts with the development of a sustainable tourism program to guide the industry’s future development in a sustainable...

California Project LEAN
  • Guide
  • Tool
  • Training

California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition) is a joint program of the California Department of Public Health and the Public Health Institute. California Project LEAN works to advance nutrition and physical activity policy in schools and communities in order to prevent obesity and its associated chronic diseases. Our efforts are centered around youth and parent empowerment approaches, policy and environmental change strategies, and community-based solutions that...

California ReLeaf Network
  • Guide

California ReLeaf's mission is to empower grassroots efforts and build strategic partnerships that preserve, protect, and enhance California's urban and community forests.

California Cash for Appliances
  • Finance

California residential consumers can get a $200 rebate for an eligible refrigerator, $100 for an efficient clothes washer, and $50 for a certified room air conditioner.

Overview of Utility and State Agency Energy Efficiency Support and Financing Programs
  • Finance
  • Guide
  • Tool

California utilities and state agencies offer a variety of programs to support and finance local government energy efficiency efforts. This page provides a starting point for understanding what programs and resources are available to help.

California Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR 16)
  • Tool

California's Healthy School Lunch Resolution (ACR 16), asks schools to offer a plant-based lunch option on the daily menu. It was introduced by Assemblyman Joe Nation (D:06) and sponsored by Project Healthy Beginnings (which has since become Project Lean and Green Schools.) Soy Happy® was Communications and Media coordinator for this resolution and was then on the advisory board for a national effort called CHOICE (listed with organizations in the next box.) CHOICE followed up on the...

Lake County Solar Facility
  • Case Study
  • Tool

California's Lake County, GE, and SunPower partnered on a multi-site 2.2-megawatt solar power system that-combined with an existing solar power installation-now makes Lake County home to the largest solar power installations on county facilities in California. A working partnership with the Lake County Special Districts Administration, Lake County Sanitation District, County of Lake, Sunpower Corporation, Northern California Power Agency and SPG Solar have all worked together to provide an...

Californians Against Waste Foundation
  • Tool

Californians Against Waste is dedicated to conserving resources, preventing pollution and protecting California's environment through the development, promotion and implementation of waste reduction and recycling policies and programs. Founded in 1977, Californians Against Waste is a non-profit environmental research and advocacy organization that identifies, develops, promotes and monitors policy solutions to pollution and conservation problems posing a threat to public health and the...

DriveClean: a Buying Guide for Clean and Efficient Vehicles
  • Finance
  • Guide
  • Tool

Californians drive 825 million miles every day – producing 5.4 million tons of smog forming pollutants and more than 350,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions daily. Since more than 50% of California's total smog pollution and 38% greenhouse gas pollution comes from motor vehicles - your car is a good place to start cleaning things up. You can make a difference now by driving vehicles that pollute less. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint, save money or just contribute less to...

CA Sustainable Communities Planning Act
  • Tool

California’s Sustainable Communities Planning Act (SB 375) was enacted in 2008 to help California fight global warming by addressing one of the largest and most rapidly growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions – the vehicle miles an average California family travels. Poor land use and transportation decisions have left an increasing number of Californians stuck with long car commutes to meet basic needs. By integrating greenhouse gas reduction goals into the existing regional...

CalRecycle Grant, Payment, and Loan Programs
  • Finance

CalRecycle offers funding opportunities authorized by legislation to assist public and private entities in the safe and effective management of the waste stream.

Campaign for Recycling
  • Tool

Campaign for Recycling (C4R) is a national non-profit environmental advocacy organization whose mission is to conserve resources, prevent pollution, and protect the environment through the development and promotion of proven, pragmatic, and market-based waste prevention and recycling policies. We believe that when the producers and consumers of problem materials and waste are required to internalize the cost of pollution and meet waste reduction and recycling goals, the result is less...

Canadian Organic Livestock Handbook (2000)
  • Guide

Canadian Organic Growers published the original Organic Livestock Handbook in 2000, with OFRF funding. This very popular book is in need of a complete overhaul due to the evolution that has since occurred in certified organic pasture-based livestock systems, the changing regulatory context in organic livestock production, and the increasing level of interest in organic livestock systems. The book will include farm profiles from all areas of the country and will focus on farms that...

Canopy
  • Tool

Canopy is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to planting and protecting trees in parks, schools, and along streets of Palo Alto and neighboring communities.

Sacramento County Climate Action Plan (CAP)
  • Guide
  • Plan
  • Tool

CAP provides a framework for reducing GHG emissions and managing water and other resources to best prepare for a changing climate. It defines an overall strategy to address climate change, including: (1) Working collaboratively with other jurisdictions; (2) Reducing GHG emissions associated with the County's own operations as well as establishing priorities based on a number of factors.

Car Sharing Network
  • Tool

Car sharing is a revolution in personal transportation - urban mobility for the 21st century. Carsharing is designed to replace car ownership for people who do not need to drive to work every day, and to significantly reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions. Carsharing is a service that provides 24/7 self-serve access to a network of vehicles stationed around your city (and increasingly, cities world-wide), which can be reserved by the hour or day via smart phones, Internet and call...

Energy Efforts: City of Carson
  • Case Study

Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Works with Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Company to educate the public in energy conservation, and supports energy conservation incentive programs offered by utility companies, such as rebates to consumers who replace appliances with more energy-efficient models.

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