The Environmental Media Association along with Southern California Edison and Green Seal honored the city of Simi Valley with a Silver level status in So Cal Edison’s California Green Communities Program (CGC) this past Monday night.
Simi Valley is the first city in Ventura County to achieve Silver level status in the CGC program.
California Green Communities encourages cities to adopt innovative and environmentally sound practices involving energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, renewable and alternative fuels, efficient transportation and other activities. The goal is to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption, while building sustainable communities.
Amongst other efforts, Simi Valley succeeded in achieving the following sustainable practices: