Lafayette and Moraga Partner on Youth Services Program
During the Summer of 2015, the City of Lafayette and the Town of Moraga are partnering with Rising Sun Energy Center to promote water conservation and energy efficiency via its youth employment program, California Youth Energy Services (CYES). The CYES program trains and employs local youth to provide resource conservation audits and efficiency upgrades to local residents through “Green House Calls.” More details here.
Become an SL Supporter for 2015!
With your support, SL was able to undertake an amazing array of projects in 2014. Thank you! Check out a summary of highlights. Help us create even more headlines this year by becoming an SL Supporter for 2015.
Help us Envision a Sustainable Lafayette!
We have started to work on sketching what a Sustainable Lafayette would look like in the future. A truly sustainable community could be the greatest place that any of us has ever lived! Take a look and let us know what you would add to the picture.
Plastic Bag Ordinance Approved!
On November 24th the Lafayette City Council approved regulations that prohibit single-use plastic bags at all businesses and impose a 10-cent minimum charge for paper bags for the 16 businesses covered by Senate Bill 270, including grocery and drug stores. Read more…
Waste Audit Shows that 57% of Lafayette Garbage Could be Recycled!
Sustainable Lafayette partnered with Republic Services in the summer of 2014 to conduct an audit of the garbage of 20 typical single family homes in Lafayette. Learn more..