Seasonal Tips for Sustainability

The Department of Environmental Services promotes the practice of sustainability through education and awareness. As the landscape grows green and flowers bloom, so do people's interest in sustainability and environmental stewardship. Get tips, tricks and info on how you can best impact your community.


Spring teamup  teamwork makes the dream work

Teamwork comes in a variety of ways. It can occur during scheduled community-wide events, organized site cleanups or even daily city-wide efforts to manage different forms of waste created in the households and businesses of our community. This spring’s guide provides insight into elements of our wastewater treatment plants and our Noble Hill Springfield Sanitary Landfill and exactly how you, the resident, can be an integral team member in keeping our wastewater collection and treatment working smoothly and in efforts to displace waste from the landfill that should be disposed of in other methods.
Check out our interactive guide and see how you can join the Spring Teamup!


Spring Teamup Environmental Services Guide 2020

Spring has sprung  go green this spring!

Best practices for helpful and environmentally responsible home and yard care. Whether it’s inside the home or outside, our quick guide to City programs and practices covers the most essential details that will give you a jumpstart on spring preparation.
Check out our interactive guide and start your spring cleaning!


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