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SOUTH GATE EARTH DAY

The City of South Gate put on an exceptional Earth Day event for its residents! From E-waste collection to Customized trash cans created by the neighborhood children, take a look at how South Gate is doing there part with outreach and educating the youth on recycling and sustainability.

 

 


The 2018 San Gabriel Valley Awards was a success! Great work and thank you to all who attended this phenomenal event that recognizes businesses and individuals who are environmental leaders in our communities.

Take a look at our Award winners from this year’s ceremony!

Also… Check out the special moments!


Los Angeles – EARTH DAY LA

DATE/TIME: April 22nd, 2018 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

LOCATION: Highland Park Recreation Center

Join us for a day of earth-friendly fun as we celebrate our 3rd Annual Citywide EARTH DAY LA! LA Sanitation will again bring our trucks for kids to explore, and we’ll have plenty of educational (and fun!) exhibits for the whole family to learn about sustainability. Last year we had over 50 exhibitors, and there will be more this year. In the spirit of environmental awareness, we hope that you will consider taking public transportation to the event. You can plan your arrival at www.metro.net.

With free food, fun, giveaways, and entertainment, you won’t want to miss this! Admission is free. Mark April 21st on your calendar and follow us on Facebook (www.fb.com/lacitysan) for event updates.

Learn more at www.lacitysan.org/earthdayla


 

SPRING CLEANING WHILE BEING GREEN

Spring has finally sprung, and it’s time to get out and enjoy that beautiful weather, but before you do, now would be a good time to tidy up your home. Yes, it’s spring cleaning season!

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 Manhattan Beach – Earth Month Calendar

Every Saturday is #StrawlessSaturday in April: Skip the straw when eating out!

Download Manhattan Beach’s Earth Month ACTION calendar for everyday actions you can take this month!

 

 

 


EARTH MONTH IS HERE

April has tons of events for you and your family to take part of this whole month! 

Check out EARTH MONTH 2018 for all your Earth Day events in April!      


HOP TO YOUR RECYCLING BIN  

The Easter festivities are upon us, so your house might soon be full of Easter egg wrappers and boxes, and everything in between.

But did you know a lot of that waste can go straight into your curbside recycling bin? Click here to find out!

 

 


CONGRATULATIONS NADY!

Last week we honored Nady Maechling, our LARA Administrator, for her 16 years of outstanding service. Her fierce and unwavering support for LARA and all its members have contributed tremendously to LARA’s success over the years. We are forever grateful for Nady helping to shape LARA into what it is today…

CONGRATS NADY!!! We wish you the best! 

Click here to find out more!

 

 

 


1st Quarter Meeting & AB939 Report Hacks

Presentations/Documents

CRRA Zero Waste Presentation – Jenna Abbott

DODA Food Waste Processing – Nick Morell

Food Rescue – Jennifer Pinkerton

Food Rescue Resources – Jennifer Pinkerton

City of LA Residential In-Sink Pilot Program

City of Rosemead – Foodwaste Presentation Republic Services

Food Waste Recycling Program – Marivic Sabillo

COW Refresher – Julie Jacobe

Check out our BLOG Page for more information


The Los Angeles Regional Agency Team took a trip to the world renowned Future Foods Farms in the city of Brea to discover ways our neighbors are becoming environmentally friendly. Future Foods Farms, whose mission is to create a sustainable farm concept that will change both agriculture and the restaurant industry forever is located on 25 acres and produces all organically grown products in their 4,000 square-feet greenhouses which is one of the largest Aquaponic farms in the state. All of the products are grown locally, without harmful chemicals, pesticides, or synthetic nutrients, and use considerably less water and power than hydroponic and conventional farming.

Take a look at our phenomenal trip and if you’d like to go, check out Future Foods Farms for tours and tastings.

 

 


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