Sustainable Scottsdale

Scottsdale has long been recognized as an environmental leader and continually seeks ways to be more environmentally conscious. From protecting over 30,500 acres of desert to operating one of the world’s most sophisticated water recycling facilities, along with adopting and enforcing numerous green policies citywide - Scottsdale prides itself on integrating bold innovative eco-friendly concepts.

The City of Scottsdale is committed to enhancing the lives of its residents and effectively managing model conservation efforts to protect valuable resources for future generations. Read more about ongoing Sustainable Scottsdale initiatives and how you can be part of the solution.


Scottsdale sustainability program puts WestWorld waste to good use
Thousands of pounds of horse waste, produced this year during events at WestWorld of Scottsdale, will go on to become nutrient rich soil for native desert plants through the city’s partnership with Mountain States Wholesale Nursery.
Scottsdale residents can save money with WaterSmart and rebate programs
City of Scottsdale residents can save money with WaterSmart and the 2021/2022 rebate program now underway.
"Cool" partnership places focus on heat mitigation
Scottsdale has partnered with Arizona State University to identify strategies for a cooler city.
Scottsdale Water recognized at annual AZ Water Conference
Scottsdale Water was recently honored for multiple awards at the 94th AZ Water Conference and Exhibition held this past April.
Attend free June Green Building Webinar - ReVISION House Scottsdale
Learn how to remodel your home in a sustainable way.

Earth and Arbor Day 2021


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