The Environmental Sustainability Committee focuses on providing information and education to residents regarding important environmental issues. Issues include recycling, air quality, water efficiency, energy usage, and transportation. Committee members serve as volunteers and are appointed by the mayor.
Susan Wilson (Committee Chair)
Kenneth Roberts – Transportation
Chad Watkins – Air Quality
Christina Nielson – Recycling
Montane Hamilton – Water
Madeline Scott – Energy
Vanessa Perez – Environment
Clean Air Challenge
Participate in July’s Clear the Air Challenge! Invite your friends and family to participate with you. Visit cleartheairchallenge.org to register.
Click on the links to learn more.
Residents can make little changes, such as reducing vehicle idle times, to help improve air quality. The Sustainability Committee will be providing tips and information on air quality January through March 2020.
Air Quality resources:
Human Health and Economic Costs of Air Pollution in Utah
School Idling Project
Lehi has a diversified energy portfolio, including traditional and clean energy sources (i.e. wind). We recently built a generation facility that uses clean and efficient natural gas generators. The facility will be used during peak energy usage times.
The Committee will focus on energy savings from April through June 2020.
Curbside recycling is available to all utility customers. Glass recycling is available through a large bin in the parking lot across from City Hall. Please see the information in the links below for what can be recycled in our curbside container. For more information visit http://recycleoftenrecycleright.com/.
Lehi City is working with UDOT and UTA on creating master transportation plans to improve mass transit options throughout the city. Mass transit is a great resource to improve traffic congestion and reduce emissions.
The Committee will provide tips and education on mass transit from July through September 2020.
Water efficiency and conservation is an important topic for our desert climate. There are many resources available to residents to help improve efficiency and conserve this valuable resource. Visit our Water Conservation page for more information.
Lehi City is partnering with the Jordan River Commission to improve the water quality of the Jordan River. There are seven miles of the Jordan River that run through Lehi.
Water-Wise Landscape Guidelines
Drought Tolerant Flowers
Creating Water-Wise Park Strips
Accepting Water-Wise Landscape Nominations Now ! Nominate a water-wise landscape that has caught your eye – it could even be your own! Nominate here!