News Release, Sustainability

Community presentation on cleaner power options through East Bay Community Energy

HAYWARD, Calif. , Nov. 19, 2018—Hayward-area residents are invited to attend a presentation on how...
November 19, 2018

Hayward is going carbon free

Hayward is on the verge of becoming both one of the first and the largest Bay Area city to move...
October 23, 2018
Solar panels on a red-orange Spanish tile roof against a blue, partly cloudy sky

Solar and electric vehicle discounts through SunShares

Hayward and 49 other Bay Area Cities and employers have teamed up again this year to make going...
October 23, 2018
Hayward Maintenance Service staff members handing out compost

Another Successful Compost Giveaway

More than 800 Hayward residents woke up bright and early this past Saturday morning to pick up...
October 23, 2018
Children trick-or-treating during the day in brightly colored costumes

Tips for a green Halloween

Being green on Halloween doesn’t have to be a pain in the neck. Here are some tricks and treats...
October 23, 2018
Cream colored leather couch on hardwood floor against a white wall. Above the couch are the City of Hayward logo and the words, " you call, we haul - get rid of your bulky items, it's free!"

How to get rid of items too big for your trash can

Hayward residents are entitled to up to two free “bulky item pickups” per year—which can be...
October 23, 2018
News Release, Sustainability

Construction to start on new Hayward recycled water distribution system

HAYWARD, Calif ., June 14, 2018—The City of Hayward announced today the start of construction on a...
June 14, 2018
Hayward City Hall
News Release, Sustainability

East Bay Community Energy begins service to commercial customers across Alameda County

Hayward, Calif., June 13, 2018—East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) this month officially became the...
June 13, 2018
Events, Sustainability

2018 Environmental Sustainability Awardees Recognized

The City of Hayward is pleased to announce the recipients of the City’s 2018 Annual Environmental...
May 29, 2018
Community, Sustainability

Annual Citywide Clean-up: A Day of Sun, Fun, and Service

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, the City of Hayward hosted the 35th Annual Citywide Clean-Up Day. Early...
May 29, 2018
Community, Events, Public Safety, Sustainability

Think green while you spring clean

While you are spring cleaning this year, don’t forget to safely dispose of unused or expired...
May 29, 2018
Community, Sustainability

Hayward Earth Day poster and writing contest winners recognized by City Council

HAYWARD, Calif. , May 3, 2018—The Hayward City Council recognized winners of the 2018 City of...
May 4, 2018
News Release, Sustainability

Hayward Wastewater Collection System honored for exceptional achievement

HAYWARD, Calif. , April 19, 2018—The City of Hayward’s Wastewater Collection System has been...
April 19, 2018
Community, Sustainability

SunShares 2017 Deadline is November 10

Have you been thinking about going solar or getting an electric vehicle? This is a good time...
October 13, 2017

Hayward Joins Mayors National Climate Action Agenda

Mayor Halliday of the City of Hayward has joined the Climate Mayors to express Hayward’s support...
June 9, 2017
Community, News Release, Sustainability

2017 Environmental Awards

Fairview Elementary School students and staff with Mayor Halliday The City of Hayward is pleased to...
May 30, 2017
Community, Events, News Release, Sustainability

Hayward shoreline hosts Earth Day March for Science along San Francisco Bay

HAYWARD, Calif., April 18, 2017 —The Hayward shoreline will serve as the location of one of more...
April 18, 2017
News Release, Sustainability


On March 7, 2017, Hayward Mayor Halliday and the Hayward City Council adopted a resolution to join...
April 10, 2017
Tidal Flow  - By Chris Benton
Library, Sustainability

Hayward Book-to-Action takes on climate change with shoreline “March for Science” on Earth Day

HAYWARD, Calif., April 4, 2017—Against a backdrop at the federal level of proposed cuts in...
April 4, 2017
Community, Sustainability

Grant Money Available for Community Projects

The Community Stewardship Grant program provides funding for community projects that protect creeks...
April 3, 2017

Workshop on Toxic Air Contaminant, Greenhouse Gas Emission Rules

New regulations proposed to control toxic air contaminant and greenhouse gas emissions from San...
March 17, 2017
Community, Events, Sustainability

The Hayward Garden in a Day Lawn Transformation Project

Hayward residents are invited to help convert the 5,000-square-foot City Hall lawn into an...
March 14, 2017
City Services, Community, Sustainability

Voluntary Lead Testing in Schools

On January 17, 2017 the State announced a new initiative for K-12 schools to receive free testing...
March 13, 2017