Don't Toss Hazardous Waste
If you are among the many individuals who take advantage of the beautiful Peoria weather to do some cleaning of the closets (and cupboards, garage, etc.), please remember to properly dispose of any household hazardous waste. To make it easier on you, the City of Peoria sponsors various special collection days throughout the year. The primary goal is to divert all household hazardous waste from our landfill mainstream. To find out more, and for a list of what items are acceptable and information on Hazardous Waste drop-off schedule, click here.
What is ozone? Learn the basics about ozone from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There are many definitions when talking about clean air. See definitions from the EPA regarding air quality and clean air. It is important to understand ozone depletion. Click here to learn about ozone depletion from the EPA.
Air Pollution and Quality
Air quality can affect health inside and outside of the home. It can also increase haze, which reduces visibility. ADEQ has many air quality plans, statutes, and ordinances to keep our air clean. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) works closely with federal, state, and local agencies to develop strategies for preventing air pollution. Click here to learn about the air prevention programs.
Car Pooling and Clean Air Campaign
The City of Peoria is proud to educate residents regarding alternative means of public transportation. Go to the City of Peoria Transit Web site.
Learn about the Valley Metro Clean Air Campaign, why it started and how it has evolved.
Need to find a carpool partner or group? Find matches at carpoolconnect.com. You can also find matches at Valley Metro Share the Ride.