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Salt Lake City launches Clean Air SLC program with landscaping equipment exchange

Posted on: May 6th, 2024

Residents can apply to the participant lottery from May 6-12 to receive vouchers for electric lawnmowers, string trimmers, and leaf blowers May 6, 2024 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Applications for Salt Lake City’s first landscaping equipment exchange run out of the City’s Sustainability Department open today. Salt Lake City […]

Grant funding available to help under-resourced Salt Lake City business owners go solar

Posted on: February 13th, 2024

February 13, 2024 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City’s Sustainability Department, in partnership with Utah Clean Energy, is seeking two to four locally-owned small or medium-sized businesses to apply for funding to put solar on their buildings. The solar program, Salt Lake Solar Powered Communities, is part of […]

Salt Lake City releases second year of microgrants to increase food equity in the community

Posted on: February 2nd, 2024

February 2, 2024 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Sustainability Department released a new round of food equity microgrants this week. The program, which began in 2023 aims to increase residents’ access to fresh, healthy, affordable, and culturally relevant food. Individuals may apply […]

Salt Lake City awarded a nearly $1M grant to educate, promote recycling to achieve zero waste by 2040

Posted on: December 21st, 2023

Dec. 21, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City is receiving a $954,687 Recycling Education and Outreach grant to implement improvements to the City’s residential recycling outreach program, following a competitive process administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “Rain or shine, Salt Lake City’s residential recycling and waste collection […]

Salt Lake City Announces Food Equity Microgrant Awardees

Posted on: August 15th, 2023

August 15, 2023 Today, Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Sustainability Department announced the list of groups that have been awarded funding through the SLC Food Equity Microgrant pilot program, which launched earlier this year.  The new grant program provided $35,000 in total funding to increase residents’ access to fresh, healthy, affordable, and […]

Expanded homeless services, affordable housing and clean air initiatives highlight Salt Lake City’s fiscal year 2023-2024 budget

Posted on: June 15th, 2023

June 15, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui The Salt Lake City Council adopted Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s fiscal year 2023-2024 recommended general fund budget of $448.5 million this week, which includes expanded care for unsheltered residents, $20 million in affordable housing investment, and the creation of a citywide air quality […]

Salt Lake City launches microgrant to increase food equity in the community

Posted on: February 2nd, 2023

February 2, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City is launching its first-ever Food Equity Microgrant program to increase resident access to fresh, healthy, affordable, and culturally relevant food. The grant application is now live and open to individuals, local businesses, and certain community organizations. The initiative is […]

Salt Lake City BIPOC-owned Westside businesses to receive funding to go solar

Posted on: November 16th, 2022

November 16, 2022 A year-long effort to create solutions for Black-, Indigenous-, and People of Color- (BIPOC) owned businesses on the Westside of Salt Lake City to pursue rooftop solar and battery storage has received a significant boost thanks to a commitment from American Express. American Express recently announced a $5 million global commitment to […]

Solar Salt Lake launches to make it easier for Salt Lake City residents to go solar together

Posted on: August 4th, 2022

August 4, 2022 Salt Lake City is excited to launch a new program, Solar Salt Lake, that will make it easier for residents to install rooftop solar on their homes through discounted bulk purchase pricing and free education from a community-selected solar installer.  Starting Thursday, residents can sign up to learn more about the program […]