Give the Gift of Clean Air

As the cooler weather sets in for the holiday season, wood burning in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits and even fireworks have a big impact on air quality. During periods of light winds and calm weather conditions, smoke can build up within an area and force people inside, especially those with respiratory or pulmonary diseases, as the pollution impacts them more.

Air quality is not just a problem in the winter. With the change of seasons throughout the year comes a change in air quality issues. During spring, summer and fall, gusty winds often produce blowing dust that impacts not only air quality, but safety on our roads as visibility is sometimes impaired for drivers. And, the long, sunny days of summer contribute to ozone formation.

Together we can make a difference. Choose to Give the Gift of Clean Air this holiday season and throughout the year.

Make a New Year’s resolution to help improve air quality for everyone in Arizona | Pledge Online Today >

And, give a gift that helps improve Arizona’s air quality, including:

1. An electric vehicle — If you live in the Phoenix or Tucson area, you may qualify for up to $3500 off a new Nissan LEAF with your emissions test receipt | Learn More >

2. Electric instead of gasoline lawn or garden equipment — If you live in the Phoenix area, you may qualify for a $150 voucher for new lawn and garden equipment from the Maricopa County Air Quality Department | Learn More >

3. A propane fire pit  If you live in the Phoenix area, you may qualify for a $75 voucher from Maricopa County for a propane fire pit | Learn More >

4. An upgrade your wood burning fireplace — Environmental Protection Agency guidance for selecting a new fireplace | View >

If you live in certain parts of the Phoenix area, you may quality for the Maricopa County fireplace retrofit program | Learn More >

5. An Arizona State Parks and Trails annual pass — Enjoy your efforts to help improve air quality across the state | Learn More >