Community balances commerce, residential living, recreation,
transportation, clean air and water, culture, aesthetics, open spaces, and
protection of wildlife and sensitive habitat.
Each person plays an important role in maintaining a clean
environment because cumulative impacts may result as the greatest
contributor to pollution.
Everyone can take
simple steps to promote a healthy environment and restore your own
personal space to a more natural surrounding.
One approach is to live simply so as not to over consume which
reduces waste, clutter in your home, and saves you money. For more tips on how to live a sustainable lifestyle and
locate links on “green” services and products, check out
quality of our air can also be the result of our own personal choices.
Whether we use energy in the form of electricity in our homes or
gas in our cars, we are changing the air we breathe.
For ways you can make a positive difference in keeping our skies
blue and lungs healthy, check out
City of Calabasas is divided into two watersheds, one draining into Malibu
Creek and the other into the Los Angeles River.
Water draining into the streets goes directly to local creeks, via
the storm drain system, picking up pollutants along the way.
Urban runoff is the biggest contributor to ocean pollution.
To find out how you can help protect our creeks and beaches, please
check Water Quality.
environmental impacts that are more difficult to identify, but are
nonetheless real and important. The
harvesting, packaging, transporting, consuming, and discarding of an item
can leave a wasteful trail behind. Material
goods not only use the Earth’s resources, they can pollute the land,
air, and water. For some
simple tips on how to curb an excessive consumerism lifestyle, go to
The City of
Calabasas is also blessed with an abundant and diverse wildlife.
Wildlife, consisting of plants, animals, and land, enriches our
lives. Wildlife can protect
soils from erosion, transcend urban noises, clean our air, and help clear
our minds. To find out how we
can better live with wildlife, please check