Held the third Thursday in December, Heal the Bay’s annual A Day Without a Bag gives Southland shoppers an early holiday present, courtesy of a reusable bag giveaway at locations throughout Los Angeles County.
The Burbank Green Alliance presents “Eco-Solutions & the Entertainment Industry,” a free one-day workshop on sustainable approaches for creating an environmentally responsible entertainment industry on set and off. Mike Slavich, Warner Brother's Director of Sustainability, will be the keynote speaker.
Explore the balancing act required to ensure a reliable, high-quality water supply to our region. Water quality, supply and cost are critical issues affecting our health, economy, jobs and quality of life.
The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District will join its water “partners” in the San Gabriel Valley (Three Valleys Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority and Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster) to present the inaugural “2012 San Gabriel Valley Water Forum: A Balancing Act."
Each year, people around the world come together on the third Saturday in September to clean local beaches, parks, schools, river banks and neighborhoods. It’s the largest volunteer day on the planet, and we hope you’ll be there for the next Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept.15, 2012, 9 a.m. until noon.
Two celebrated writers deeply influenced by the riparian and other landscapes of the American West will read from their work and explore how storytelling – in the tradition of Thoreau and Emerson – can give voice to natural resources.
Now is the time for stronger protections, not weaker ones.
When it rains in L.A. County, millions of gallons of water flow over paved surfaces like rooftops, sidewalks, parking lots, and streets. This "urban runoff" picks up animal waste, metals, oil, toxic materials, bacteria, and pathogens, carrying them to our storm drain system to be dumped into our local rivers and beaches, usually with little or no treatment.
At this workshop you can learn about Energy Upgrade California, an unprecedented partnership of the California Energy Commission (CEC), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), investor-owned and municipal utilities, local governments, and other stakeholders to promote a uniform, statewide energy efficiency program.
The Glendale City Council will be discussing and voting on a plastic bag ban ordinance. The ordinance is modeled after the one already implemented in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
City Council wants to hear from the community. Make your voice heard in the effort to reduce litter and protect our local ecosystems. With your help, Glendale can join the following cities/counties in putting an end to plastic bags: