Community Action

Find out about community wide projects on climate change and sustainability below.

The City of San Leandro is updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. This Plan will guide, prioritize, and recommend a network of high-quality bicycle and pedestrian facilities to improve mobility, connectivity, public health, physical activity, and recreational opportunities. To view the public draft and leave comments, click here.

The update will support a variety of specific goals:

Calendar of Events

Date Event Info
Saturday, January 6, 2018 Bayfair Farmers' Market

One of the best ways to find local and/or organic food is at your nearest farmer's market! 

01-18 01 18
Friday, January 12, 2018 Recycle your holiday lights!

Getting rid of those holiday decorations? Recycle your lights!

01-18 01 18
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Downtown San Leandro Farmers' Market

Food travels an average of 1,500 miles from the farm to reach your plate.

03-18 03 18
Saturday, April 7, 2018 FREE Shredding & Techno Trash Recycling Event

Get rid of unwanted personal documents in a safe and secure manner.

04-18 04 18
Saturday, April 7, 2018 Celebrating Earth Day at the Museum


04-18 04 18
Sunday, May 6, 2018 FREE Household Hazardous & e-Waste Recycling...

Register today for a one-stop recycling event!

05-18 05 18
Thursday, May 10, 2018 Bike to Work Day 2018

Ride together and show your East Bay cities and counties that bikes count. 

Learn more: Bike to Work Day 2018

05-18 05 18
Saturday, June 2, 2018 Cherry Festival

Parade down San Leandro Blvd. starting at 10:00AM.

06-18 06 18

Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) proposes to construct a 16-mile trail facility that would consist of multi-use pathways and protected bikeways. It will run along the BART alignment connecting Oakland, San Leandro, Ashland, Cherryland, and Hayward from Lake Merritt BART to Hayward BART.

Here are a few of the project’s expected benefits: 

The Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan provides a vision for a sustainable, vibrant, walkable, and safe transit-oriented village with a diversity of land uses serving residents, workers, and visitors.

To learn more about the Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan and stay up-to-date, visit the project homepage

These planning strategies generate a range of potential benefits to residents, visitors, and businesses alike. Some key benefits of transit-supportive planning include:

Recent News & Updates (Blog)

The City of San Leandro offers free household battery recycling to residents. Simply collect, package and deliver to one of the locations hosted around the City. Residents can also recycle batteries through the curbside collection program. Place batteries in a clear Ziploc bag on top of the recycling cart on your regularly scheduled collection day.

You can recycle alkaline batteries, button batteries and rechargeable batteries marked Pb, Ni-Zn, Ni-MH, Ni-Cd, and L-ion.  Rechargeable batteries can be found in devices such as cell phones, cameras, laptop computers and power tools.

To learn more, visit the City's Solid Waste & Recycling website.

Short winter days have you missing the sunlight? Discover what Judy Wilkinson and the Oakland Museum Women’s Board found new lights could do! Saving $3,558 a year and providing a better, brighter workspace is a great way to brighten up your holidays.

Read all about it here: Oakland Museum Women's Board Case Study.

Are you trying to improve your lighting? Does your HVAC system have a mind of its own? Or maybe you just want to save money. Whatever the reason, the EBEW Business Program can help your business meet its goals, and unlock energy efficiency savings, too! Find out more about what the East Bay Energy Watch Program can do for your business.

The Salon on Solano got an energy efficiency makeover thanks to the East Bay Energy Watch no-cost screw-in LED program!  For Helane York, owner, it’s not just about brighter lights, it’s about the savings. “We’re a small business,” she remarked, “I can use all the help I can get.” Read more about Helane’s story, and others by visiting the East Bay Energy Watch website:

Find out how Verde Elementary in Richmond took advantage of the EBEW Program to install new, energy efficient lighting and save an estimated $13,766 every year on electricity. Make your home or business safer, brighter, and more efficient by upgrading with EBEW.

Learn more here: