Green Living Workshop update week 24 2008
Sustainable Works Green Living Workshops,
There are 4 workshops currently running.
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2526 6th St.
Week 5 TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL 6/16
LAST Week 6 SHOPPING & FOOD 6/23
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3 TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL Solutions
Last Call for LIFE STYLE SURVEYS!!!
715 Navy St.
Week 5 TRANSPORTATION&TRAVEL 6/11
LAST Week 6 SHOPPING & FOOD 6/18
3 TRANSPORTATION&TRAVEL Solutions
Last Call for LIFE STYLE SURVEYS!!!
TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL
Calculate everything that's within reasonable walking distance of your home with this web based mapping tool.
Bike Metro the site that helps you select routes for easy urban biking.
non profit bike workshop that helps you learn to repair your own bike
Sustainable Transport Club
Local grassroots organization helping to keep the public informed about all of the various transportation issues in our area.
Car sharing program that can save you money if you don't need a car every day.
Better World Club the environmental alternative to the Car Domination strategy of AAA.
Plug In America Non Profit organization of activists that saved the Electric Vehicles and lists all of the automakers phone numbers so you can demand a environmentally superior plug in electric vehicle. Scroll down to the "What Can I Do?" section.
Group that retro fitted an existing Prius into a Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Author of Plug In Hybrids, includes the most comprehensive analysis of Well to Wheels emissions Alternative Fuel comparisons
1744 Pearl St.
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Week 1 WATER 6/11
Next Week ENERGY 6/18
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3 WATER Solutions
Life Style Survey before SW (Sustainable Works)
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
SMURRF Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility
Tankless Water Heaters
Takagi USA - top-of-the-line tankless water heater company that has models that can heat up to 5 gal per Tankless Water Heaters min.
GreenHomeGuide - great rundown of what to look for when buying a tankless water heater.
Santa Monica's Environmental Programs Division demonstration garden comparison
Theodore Payne Foundation promotes the understanding and preservation of California native
Plant Right a voluntary, proactive program for the horticultural community to prevent invasive plant introductions through horticulture. PlantRight was designed by the steering committee of California Horticultural Invasives Prevention (Cal-HIP) partnership to communicate the need to transition away from invasive plants in the gardening and landscaping trade.Weed Watch
Los Angeles Regional Invasive Ornamental Plant Guide
This Guide is produced and distributed by the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council for the primary purpose of educating landscape professionals and the general-public regarding the cultivation, selection, use and management of invasive plants in our local landscape.
California Invasive Plant Council
Across California, invasive plants damage wildlands. Invasive plants displace native plants and wildlife, increase wildfire and flood danger, consume valuable water, degrade recreational opportunities, and destroy productive range and timber lands. Cal-IPC works with land managers, researchers, concerned citizens, and policy makers to protect the state from invasive plants.