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CHULA VISTA CLEAN Clean Air, Clean Water, & Clean Land!
Our CLEAN Mission The City of Chula Vista strives to “lead by example” in integrating innovative sustainable practices throughout its operations helping to ensure clean air, water, and land in the community.
Why be CLEAN? – Lower utility & fuel costs (i. e. more $ for programs & services) – Lower maintenance costs & time – Healthier, more comfortable workplace – Happier, more productive employees! – Cleaner air, water, & land in community
Employee Guide to CLEAN – Provided during HR orientation – Outlines “green” tips and resources in: Energy Conservation Water Conservation Alternative Transportation Recycling & Reuse Batteries & Hazardous Waste Green Purchasing
CLEAN Accomplishments Solar PV at 15 Facilities Energy Star Certified Buildings EV Chargers at 5 Facilities
CLEAN Accomplishments Bicycle. Friendly Workplace Designation Desktop Trash Cans Employee Lunch & Learns
Energy Conservation – Quick Tips – Turn off lights & equipment when not in use – Unplug personal items before leaving for day – Casual, professional dress allowed in summer months – Check out the Energy Charts in your building lobby:
Water Conservation – Quick Tips – Notify Public Works Dispatch (397 -6000) if fixtures or sprinklers are “free flowing” – If using locker rooms, take 5 -minutes or less showers
Alternative Transportation – Quick Tips – Register at www. i. Commute. SD. com – Bike racks, locker rooms, & Bike CV maps available – Preferred parking for carpoolers & AFV – Flex schedules available – 9/80 & 4/10
Recycling & Reuse – Quick Tips – Recycling bins (w/ blue lids) available at ALL facilities – Common recyclable items: paper, envelopes, bottles, soda & food cans, dry food boxes, & aluminum foil – Print on both sides of paper & proofread a document on computer (instead of printing it) – Visit the Virtual Warehouse to find unused supplies
Batteries & Hazardous Waste – Quick Tips – Battery disposal containers provided for every department – Please do NOT bring in batteries from home for disposal (other options available closer to your home) – Unless you are authorized to use hazardous materials in your work, leave them alone! – Call Police Dept. Dispatch (691 -5122) if you discover hazardous materials:
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!! Conservation Section x 3893 Environmental Services x 5122 Energy & Water Conservation Trash & Recycling Storm Water Section Pollution Prevention x 6134 www. chulavistaca. gov/clean