No Smoking=SM Cleaner Air Initiatives, don't allow smoking in public buildings, parks, beaches, restaurants, bars, auditoriumsm theatre, and museums, bus stop terminals, plus 20 feet from public building entrances.
SM Clean Air initiatives include 80% of heavy duty vehicles & equipment fleets that have now been changed to new clean -air fuel technologies=cleaner air w/ less emmissions.
There are now 7 free electric charging venues to support Hybrid & Electric vehicles in the city of Santa Monica. Hybrid vehicles also are allowed to meter park in the city for free.
In 2005, the city of Santa Monica was named one of the top 10 sustainable cities in the U.S. at the U. N. World Environment Day.
Styrofoam (expanded polystyrene) & non-reusable plastics have been banned since February 9, 2008 (310) 458-4925.
SustainLane's City Rankings for green buildings incentives, ranked Santa Monica no# 5, as well as environmentally conscious waste management & energy renewable policies.
NRDC: Natural Resources Defense Council The David Family Environmental Action Center & Leonardo Decaprio e-Activism Zone. Received the greenest building in the country certification. Free tours w/ reservation: Tuesday & Thursdays 1314 Second Street. (310) 434-2300 www.nrdc.org