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2016 AB 939 Annual Report is SUBMITTED!

The LARA AB 939 Annual Report 2016 has been submitted! The Summary Report is 90 pages long and a culmination of 8 months of gathering information, data, and programs added as well as dropped. There are 57 programs with Program … Continue reading

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Food Finders: Rescuing Food, Reducing Hunger

Food Finders is an organization dedicated to eliminating hunger and food waste, while improving nutrition in food insecure communities. The organization works with more than 600 grocery stores, restaurants, food manufacturers, hotels, bakeries, hospitals, schools and others across Southern California to deliver … Continue reading

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Discover Recycling

DISCOVER RECYCLING LA Sanitation is hosting a series of Open Houses at your local district refuse yard on specific Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come join the dynamic duo “Mr. Recycle” and sidekick “Robo Blue” as they jump … Continue reading

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The Green Panda Corporate

Panda Corporate  2016 San Gabriel Valley Regional Awards Recipient City of Rosemead Since 1983, the Panda Restaurant Group and Cherng Family understand that the future of their company can only be as bright as the planet on which they reside, so they are … Continue reading

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Growth in Food Waste

The United States spends about 1 billion dollars a year just to dispose of food waste. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, food leftovers are the single-largest component of the waste stream by weight in the United States. Food waste … Continue reading

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Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens, Recipient of EMA Green Seal Award

The most talked about movie of the year is also an award recipient for its sustainable film production practices. The Environmental Media Association (EMA) awarded Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens with a 2015 EMA Green Seal Award based … Continue reading

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What a Waste! Food Waste Diversion Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency — along with many private-sector and food-bank partners — recently announced the first ever national target for food waste. The California Air Resources Board goes even further and proposes the phaseout … Continue reading

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EEK-O-Friendly Halloween

It is estimated that Americans will spend $6.9 billion this year on Halloween. With more and more people joining in the festivities, especially college students, and Americans spending more and more money, it’s important to think about how you can minimize … Continue reading

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California Takes the Lead: Four New Laws to Develop Recycling, Composting, and Waste Reduction

Four New Laws to Develop Recycling, Composting, and Waste Reduction California has always been in the forefront when it comes to recycling. The state’s aggressive goal of 75% recycling by 2020 has prompted new legislation which will serve as important tools to help the … Continue reading

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Smog Vacuum Cleaner…Cleaning One City at a Time

“We humans have created machines to enhance ourselves. we invented the wheel and cars to liberate ourselves and to travel. But now these machines are striking back, making air extremely polluted in high-density cities such as Beijing. I believe we … Continue reading

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