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SH Company Demonstrates System to Turn Algae into Eco-Friendly Fuel

Algae-based fuel demo from Sustainable Now Technologies That pond scum growing in your bird bath could someday be powering your car. Right now, companies like Signal Hill’s Sustainable Now Technologies (SNT) are developing ever-more efficient ways of converting algae into fuels that are cost competitive with gas and oil.

CSULB Recreation Society Sets Up Green Spots on Campus Lots During PARK(ing) Day

CSULB Park(ing) Day CSULB Recreation Society transforms several parking spots into temporary green spaces during Park(ing) Day. Photo of 2010 event by Nancy Mathews. The Recreation Society at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will host its third annual PARK(ing) Day event on Friday, Sept.

WRD to the Rescue — Squirt is Here!

Animated Water Mascot - Squirt New Educational Water Conservation Animation Makes Saving Water Fun The Water Replenishment District (WRD), the groundwater management agency for south Los Angeles County, recently announced the launch of its new animated Squirt educational water conservation series.

Green Teen to Showcase Creative Fashions in Bid for Miss California Crown

plastic bag formal gown at national american miss california pageant Yoshino Rosalia Jasso Miss Yoshino Rosalia Jasso, age 17, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss California Pageant to be held August 7, 2011, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel in Anaheim, California.  The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions.  

Workshop Explores Government Trends in Green Transportation

government policy for regarding electric vehicles Government policies and industry trends for electric vehicles and alternative transportation. The California Green Transportation Collaborative is holding a workshop focusing on government policies and industry trends affecting transportation alternatives in California with a focus on electric vehicles on Friday, June 10th from 8 am to 12:30 pm at the Port of Long Beach Board Room, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach.

Shopping Bags Aren’t the Only Way to Go Green at the Grocery Store

Reusable bags aren't the only way to go green. Reusable bags aren't the only way to go green. A recent vote in Long Beach to ban carry-out bags represents another example that being environmentally conscious has never been more on the minds of Americans than it is today.

Long Beach to Recycle E-Waste and Used Tires on May 7, 2011

recycle-tires-long-beach Get rid of electronic waste and used tires in an environmentally safe manner during the free E-Waste Collection and Tire Amnesty Day on Saturday, May 7, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Environmental Services Bureau, 2929 E.

Compass Blueprint Grant Supports Sustainability Plans on Long Beach Blvd

compass blueprint award The efforts to create a healthy and sustainable Long Beach took a big step forward with the recent award of two planning grants. The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has awarded the City of Long Beach a Compass Blueprint Program award to prepare a new Specific Plan for Long Beach Boulevard, and the California Endowment through its Building Healthy Communities initiative is providing funding for a new Health and Wellness Element for the Long Beach 2030 General Plan Update.

Red Coats Adopt Veterans Park and Plan First Clean-up Event

committee of 300 adopts veterans park The Committee of 300 adopts Veterans Park. The group will host monthly clean-ups. The Committee of 300 of Long Beach is excited to announce its partnership with the City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine by “adopting” Veterans Park located at 101 E.

USPS Lean Green Teams Reduce Energy, Water, Waste

postal service lean green team Sustainability initiatives from the USPS include free eco-friendly packaging for postal customers. Lean Green Teams helped the Postal Service reduce energy, water, solid waste to landfills and petroleum fuel use, saving the agency more than $5 million in 2010.

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