Let city council know you support a bag ban in La Cañada Flintridge. Each City Council Agenda provides an opportunity for the public to address and provide information to the City Council. During the "Comments from the Public" portion of the meeting, anyone wishing to address the City Council should complete a Public Comment Card and submit it to the City Clerk. Speakers will be called in the order that Public Comment Cards are received.
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.
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.
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:
October 17, 2011 - 8:30am - October 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
Green california schools summit & expo
The Green California Schools Summit is organized by the non-profit Green Technology, a partner with Cal/EPA for EEI outreach and teacher training.
The Summit offers a once-a-year chance to get up to date on the technologies, policies, teaching strategies and best practices that are contributing to progress in the Golden State’s green schools movement.
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) would like to encourage its members and allies to join the International Plastic Bag-Free Day on July 3, 2011 being organized by Fundació Prevenció de Residus i Consum.