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Energy & Sustainability

  • Climate Action Plan
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Maritime
Downtown San Diego from Coronado

Earth Week 2019 

Port Environment champions the safekeeping and environmental care of our dynamic waterfront. The Port of San Diego is a leader in protecting our air, water, and land and ensuring it remains a vital resource for generations to come. This year, we are proud to host these Earth Week 2019 events as part of this effort. 

Don’t Throw It Away!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
8:30am - 12:30pm
3165 Pacific Highway

Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to join the Port for our E-Waste Recycling & Household Good Donation Day. Load your car up with accepted items* and swing by the Port Administration Building between 8:30am and 12:30pm.

Details and accepted items*

Creek to Bay Clean-Up

Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Chula Vista Bayfront/ J Street Marsh 

The Port of San Diego will be hosting a clean-up site on San Diego Bay at I Love A Clean San Diego’s 17th Annual Creek-to-Bay Clean-Up event! Sign up to be a volunteer on the I Love a Clean San Diego registration site. Be sure to select Zone 5: South Bay/Chula Vista - J Street Marsh. 

Creek to Bay sign-up

two people inspect environmental installations

Climate Action Plan

A long-term vision for achieving greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.

Solar Panels


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will continue to be key initiatives in reducing electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions.

Alternate Energy vehicles


The Port continues to pursue clean transportation options including alternative fueled vehicles, electric vehicle charging, and educational campaigns focused on alternative commuting options for employees and the public.

Alternative fuel truck TAMT


The sustainable goods movement includes initiatives such as shorepower, vessel speed reduction, and electric and alternative fueled trucks and equipment.