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September: A Month for Green Holidays

While there are plenty of Green holidays year-round, September is particularly full of special days that aim to bring awareness to environmental conservation and preservation, wildlife, heat awareness, and more. It is true that you should focus on creating a more eco-friendly lifestyle, but if you’re looking for a place to start…or just to add… Read More…

Long Beach Has Saved 120 Million Gallons of Water

                                      In the Southern California area, droughts are unfortunately somewhat normal. In fact, in 2021, the state of California is undergoing another drought- this one being a historic “megadrought,”  that’s expected to last through October. According to… Read More…

July 28th is World Nature Conservation Day!

On July 28th of each year, is World Nature Conservation Day. While there are multiple green holidays, what is this one about? World Nature Conservation Day “recognizes that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society and to ensure the well-being of present and future generations.” This day also reminds us… Read More…

Long Beach is Fighting Stormwater Pollution

Long Beach is taking a step in the right direction. Like its neighbors in Orange County, Long Beach is working hard to improve the environment. At its most recent meeting, the Long Beach City Council voted to approve a “$19 million contract with the Shimmick Construction Company to build the Long Beach Municipal Urban Stormwater… Read More…

Long Beach Heat Awareness: Stay Safe!

We’re halfway through the year, and that means that summer is upon us. Its time to start thinking about Heat Awareness! For this coming season, record temperatures have been predicted, many going into the triple digits. Tuesday, June 15th, was the hottest day of 2021, so far. Unfortunately, this points to more evidence of human-caused… Read More…

Get to the Beach in Long Beach!

As World Oceans Day comes to a close and as summer starts to take off, a great thing to do will be to enjoy some fun in the sun. Also, it’s great to enjoy the waves. If you’re luckily enough to live in the Southern California area, you more than likely have plenty of options… Read More…

How to Start Your Home Garden

If you’re trying to make your home more sustainable and eco-friendly, a garden is a great way to go. Home gardens offer many benefits, both for your own physical health, and the environment too. Some health benefits of gardening are: It helps to boost your immune system. Exposure to Vitamin D is a major aspect… Read More…

Sign Up for Your Local Renewable Energy Program!

Are you looking to improve energy efficiency at home? There is a multitude of ways to do it. Some examples of ways are to turn off lights when you aren’t home, replace regular incandescent lightbulbs with LED ones, and purchasing energy-efficient electronics overall. However, would you like to take your efficiency to the next level?… Read More…

Arbor Day is on April 30th!

April 30th, 2021, is one of the most important green holidays, Arbor Day. Held on the last Friday of April every year in most states (we’ll get to that soon), Arbor Day has been an important occasion since 1872, but it didn’t become a national holiday until 1970. So, we know that Arbor Day is… Read More…

How to Start Composting

What is Composting? Compost is decomposed organic matter. Composting is a natural process of recycling organic material such as leaves and vegetable scraps and turning them into a rich soil. Compost is different from fertilizer, as compost feeds the soil and fertilizer feeds the plants. Compost is what gets added to soil to help plants… Read More…

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