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City of Oceanside

Beacon Participant Profile

The Green Oceanside campaign was established to educate residents, businesses and visitors about how to be better stewards of the earth and to implement programs that protect and conserve natural resources. Through collaboration and partnerships between City departments, local businesses, community groups, schools and residents, the Green Oceanside campaign provides an avenue for the public to learn how to actively protect the environment through community involvement and engagement. – Green Oceanside Website

About Oceanside

  • Incorporated: 1888
  • Population: 167,086 (2010) 
  • Location: San Diego County
  • Area: 42.174 square miles
  • Elevation: 66 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources

  • The Green Oceanside Business Network program helps to educate and recognize businesses engaged in actively implementing climate friendly procurement actions and services, to the benefit of the community and their customers.
  • The Green Oceanside campaign provides an avenue for the public to learn how to actively protect the environment through: community involvement and engagement, and collaboration/partnerships between City departments, local businesses, community groups, schools and residents.
  • The Oceanside Clean Water Program (CWP) educates the community about pollution prevention practices.

Awards

Agency Energy Savings

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Gold Level (2016)
Case Story

Reusing Organics: Promoting the Environment, the Economy and the Community of Oceanside

The City of Oceanside is using composting as a more environmentally and economically sustainable approach to waste management. Their comopsting facility currently processes approximately 20 percent of the city’s waste stream helping them make progress towards meeting its Zero Waste goal.

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