Environment

Energy Efficient Buildings

800 459 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is named #1 city with EPA certified ENERGY STAR buildings (public and private).

Waste & Landfills

800 415 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. has the highest recycling rate of any big U.S. city.

Carbon and Climate Leadership

809 808 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first U.S. city to use the Compact of Mayors globally recognized methodology for calculating a city’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Efficient Buildings

800 459 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. adopted the most ambitious and comprehensive energy and water efficiency law for existing buildings of any U.S. city.

Local Solar

800 381 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first U.S. city to offer expedited online permitting for residential solar projects.

Local Solar

800 381 Sustainability City pLAn

At 291 MW, L.A. has the most installed solar power of any city in the U.S.

Local Water

800 468 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. signed the most stringent water efficiency building codes of any big city in the U.S.