Air Quality

Breathe is bringing clean transportation and electric vehicles to as many people as possible, especially those in disadvantaged communities. We are bringing air quality awareness to people by advocating for electric cars, food waste and recycling programs and pedestrian friendly land use.

Our Community Car Share

Our Community CarShare is a community pilot program by the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District designed to bring electric vehicles to people in a diverse range of communities.

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Food Scraps and Recycling

Methane emissions from landfills account for about 14% of all toxin emissions in the US. Our Food Waste Recycling Program aims to cut down on these emissions and educate future generations to continue the work.

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Cleaner Air Partnership

The Cleaner Air Partnership (CAP) is a unique collaboration between Breathe California Sacramento Region, the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Valley Vision.

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Cleaner Air Policy

At Breathe, our air quality policy is guided by our Clean Air Agenda. Conceptualized in 2002, this ongoing agenda keeps Breathe on track as we make progress.

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Wildfire Smoke

At Breathe, we continue to monitor the effects wildfire smoke is having on air quality.  We strive to bring you information regarding wildfire smoke and how to prepare for it.

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Sacramento Neighborhoods Activating on Air Quality (SNAAQ)

Through CARB’s Community Air Protection Program, project partners Valley Vision, WALKSacramento, Breathe CA Sacramento Region, and Green Tech Education have recently placed 21 Clarity Node-s air quality monitors in the Old North Sacramento/Norwood and Oak Park neighborhoods to empower residents to monitor their air, understand how air quality impacts health, and develop a plan to reduce exposure to air pollution.

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