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Electric Car Ride & Drive Event September 15, 2018 

Are you interested in purchasing an electric car, but haven't driven one yet? Then join the City of Tacoma, Tacoma Power, and Puget Sound Energy at the LeMay-America's Car Museum on Saturday, September 15 for an Electric Car Ride & Drive Event! This event will give you the chance to test-drive multiple electric cars on the market to find your best fit, and talk to the electric car experts. The event will be held at the LeMay-America's Car Museum, located at 2702 East D Street in Tacoma. For more information about this and other electric car opportunities, check out the electric vehicle web page.


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Green Tacoma Day-October 13, 2018

Connect with nature on Saturday, October 13th! Tacoma's wetlands, parks, and open spaces need your help. These natural resources provide people with clean air, clean water, and access to nature. Keeping them healthy is a community effort! Join hundreds of volunteers this fall as we work to keep Tacoma green by volunteering at one of ten different event sites around the city. Volunteers will be removing invasive plants and litter, and planting native shrubs and trees. Register to volunteer at www.GreenTacomaDay.org


Green Events Program Recycling Aids

Many community events held in Tacoma are certified through the City's Green Events Program. These events often need people to help out by monitoring recycle stations and engaging with attendees about proper recycling. If you would like to be notified of upcoming opportunities to support Green events in Tacoma send an email to sustainability@cityoftacoma.org.




$200,000 From EPA for Environmental Workforce Development, Job Training

May 9, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the City of Tacoma will receive $200,000 in grant funding......


Celebrate Puget Sound Starts Here Month in May

April 27, 2018

The City of Tacoma is teaming up with over 750 local organizations from across the region to celebrate Puget Sound Starts Here month this May......


2018 Historic Preservation Month Celebrates 'Adaptive Reuse in Tacoma'

April 16, 2018

Each May, the National Trust for Historic Preservation encourages local communities to celebrate National Historic Preservation Month......


2018 Bike Month Holds a Wide Variety of Bicycle-Related Events in May

April 13, 2018

For over a decade Bike Month has been raising awareness of local bicycling resources. This month long celebration is back in may 2018......


City of Tacoma Will Sponsor 16 Community Cleanups in 2018

January 3, 2018

The 2018 Community Cleanup program will kick off on April 21, and this year will include paper shredding services as well as donation services, dumpsters and recycling stations......


Tacoma's Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance Goes Into Effect July 12

June 30, 2017

A year of outreach and planning is coming to a close and on Wednesday, July 12, the City of Tacoma's Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance will go into effect......