Sustainable Works

Green Living Workshop update week 19 2007

Sustainable Works Green Living Workshops,

We have two workshops running concurrently and workshop on Sundays at the Culver-Palms United Methodist Church returns after a Mother's Day break.

Tuesdays @ Santa Monica Public Library
Wednesdays @ Sustainable Works
Sundays @ CPUM

Couple of articles and products to add to the blog:

Common chemicals are linked to breast cancer

Gov. acts to salvage solar in California

Villaraigosa to offer green plan for L.A.

Smart Strip

Kill a Watt
Kill a Watt review

Tuesday & Wednesday Workshops
Previous Class week
week 3 WASTE 5/8 & 5/9
Next Class week 4 CHEMICALS 5/15 & 5/16
for Next Week:
read CHEMICALS Chapter
3 or more WASTE Solutions


How a Landfill Works.
Description from the website How Stuff Works

Chapter 3 Waste Not, from the book Natural Capitalism.
The excerpt I read outlining all the wasted resources that go into manufacturing a disposable Cola can be accessed online

Free Cycle Los Angeles

Craig's List LA Free Stuff

Green Dimes
online service stops your junk mail and plants a tree a month, for a dime a day.

41 Pounds
a new junk mail elimination service that for $41 takes you off lists for 5 years.
Great web resource for picking out what kind of Composter works for you.

DIY Worm Bin Instructions

Previous Class week 1 Introduction + WATER 5/6
Next Class week 2 ENERGY 5/20

for Next Week:
Life Style Survey week 1 (before picture)
Ecological Footprint Quiz
read WATER & ENERGY Chapters
3 or more WATER Solutions


Santa Monica Sustainable City Plan
Santa Monica Ecological Footprint description
Santa Monica Ecological Footprint graphic

Green Community Groups
Sustainable Business Council
Net Impact Los Angeles
Green Business Networking
LA Green Drinks


Garden Garden

Santa Monica's Environmental Programs Division demonstration garden comparison

Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility

Theodore Payne Foundation
promotes the understanding and preservation of California native flora


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