California Clean Air Day in 2019
In October 2019, more people than ever joined together across California to clear the air.
Here’s how Californians made a difference:
participants cleared the air
actions to clear the air
additional transit riders
More than 200 organizations have pledged to clean the air in 2020
How California Celebrated in 2019
The Coalition for Clean Air is proud to lead this effort around California Clean Air Day. We are looking forward to making sure everyone has a role to play to clear the air in your community.
On October 2nd, limited edition California Clean Air Day TAP cards were handed out by Climate Resolve and LA City Councilmember Mike Bonin to transit riders at the Expo/Bundy Metro Station.
Dignity Health: St. Bernardine Medical Center will host a Clean Air Fair for hospital employees and visitors, supplying them with clean air cleaning kits, educating them on California air quality, and raffling off gift cards and indoor plants to those who take the pledge!
Southern California Edison is creating California Clean Air Day infographics as part of their social media campaign to educate employees and customers. They will also hold an internal Clean Energy Expo speaking to California Clean Air Day themes and encouraging employees to take the pledge.
SoCalGas is hosting a series of events leading up to California Clean Air Day encouraging their employees to take the Clean Air Pledge. They are also informing their customers about clean air practices and encouraging them to take the pledge!
The City of Santa Cruz will host urban tree plantings, promote an idle free campus campaign, and launch their new EcoPass program, which will provide free transit passes to every person who works for any employer in downtown Santa Cruz.
Fox Sports West is helping to clear the air by creating a PSA to promote California Clean Air Day to the public. They will also host an employee lunch to discuss daily actions we can take every day to clear the air and how to share the knowledge with their customers and clients.
In addition to campaigns encouraging employees and customers to clear the air, Los Angeles World Airports will also turn the iconic pylons at LAX blue on California Clean Air Day
The Automobile Club of Southern California recently published an article about California Clean Air Day in their Westways magazine, encouraging their members to conserve fuel by changing their driving habits and exploring clean air transportation options!
The Sacramento Tree Foundation will recruit volunteers to plant hundreds of trees in the weeks surrounding Clean Air Day! They will also publicize their free shade tree program as a way Sacramentans can participate in Clean Air Day.
UC Davis Health is working with area partners to host an event on their campus for California Clean Air Day. Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Sacramento Regional Transit District, JUMP bike, Sacramento TMA and Sacramento Parking & Transportation Department will engage attendees to use public transit, carpool or drive electric vehicles.