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Mayor Proposes New Residential Transit Pass Program to Address Air Quality

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October 4, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


Mayor Proposes New Residential Transit Pass Program to Address Air Quality    
        
SALT LAKE CITY – On Friday, Oct. 4, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced a fresh solution to help improve air quality – a new type of transit pass that may soon be available to Salt Lake City residents, helping minimize the number of car trips that contribute to poor air conditions.
 

Mayor to Announce Major Air Quality Initiative

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October 3, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659

Mayor to Announce Major Air Quality Initiative

SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Ralph Becker will join Councilman Stan Penfold, Utah Transit Authority General Manager Michael Allegra and air quality advocates to  announce a major new air quality initiative at a media event on Friday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. near the 900 East TRAX station in the Office Max parking lot, 410 S. 900 East.

City Partners with Utah Clean Energy to Create Digital One-Stop Shop for Solar

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August 29, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659
Sara Baldwin, Utah Clean Energy
801-651-7177

City Partners with Utah Clean Energy to Create Digital One-Stop Shop for Solar

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City, in partnership with Utah Clean Energy, Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center, the U.S. Department of Energy and Salt Lake County are pleased to announce an innovative new digital tool aimed at streamlining the path to solar energy utilization.

Mayor Becker Acknowledged for Climate Protection Efforts

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June 21, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


Mayor Becker Acknowledged for Climate Protection Efforts

City Announces Free Electronic Waste Recycling Events

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May 8, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City Announces Free Electronic Waste Recycling Events
    
SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Green announces a series of Saturday electronic waste (e-waste) recycling events that will be held each month, from May through August. The events are sponsored by Samsung and will accept a wide variety of electronics from city and county residents. Business waste will not be accepted.

City to Launch 2013 SmartTrips Program

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April 12, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City to Launch 2013 SmartTrips Program

SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Ralph Becker, Councilman Stan Penfold and the City’s Division of Sustainability and Environment will launch the 2013 SmartTrips program for the Fairpark neighborhood at a media event on Friday, April 12 at 11 a.m. at Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West near the south entrance.

New Recycling Facility to Boost Local Glass Processing Capacity

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April 9, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


New Recycling Facility to Boost Local Glass Processing Capacity
    
SALT LAKE CITY – Community leaders will gather at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 for the grand opening of the new Momentum Recycling clean glass recycling facility at 658 S. 4050 West. The new facility will dramatically increase the glass recycling capacity in Salt Lake City and help reduce landfill waste.

City Earns Superior Building Efficiency Rating

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March 29, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City Earns Superior Building Efficiency Rating

Salt Lake City Releases Sustainability Roadmap for 2015

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March 18, 2013
Contact: Kate Lohnes
801-535-7755

City Releases Sustainability Roadmap for 2015
    
SALT LAKE CITY – In a continued effort to enhance the long-term vitality of the City, Salt Lake City Green, the outreach arm of Salt Lake City’s Sustainability Division, has made strides to enhance community engagement by offering new resources and services to residents.

Municipal, Community Leaders Join in Call for State Action on Air Quality Issues

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February 13, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659

Municipal, Community Leaders Join in Call for State Action on Air Quality Issues

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