Long Beach rebates

Water Department Increases Grass Removal Rebates

grass-removal-rebates Last Thursday, the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted to increase the amount of funding that Long Beach residents and businesses are eligible to receive for replacing their grass lawns with drought-tolerant landscapes through the Long Beach Water Department’s Lawn to Garden (L2G) Program.

Board of Harbor Commissioners Gives Preliminary Approval to 40-year terminal Lease

port-of-lb The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners gave preliminary approval Monday to a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Middle Harbor property, clearing the way for a final vote on the largest deal of its kind for any U.S.

LB Has Most Successful Turf Removal Program in the State

lawn to garden program Long Beach residents have now eliminated nearly 500,000 square feet of grass from their front yards through the Lawn to Garden Program. The City of Long Beach celebrated today a new milestone for its popular turf removal program.  

Free Presentation Explains How to Harvest Rainwater, Reduce Pollution

barrels for harvesting rainwater Rainwater harvesting is a way to conserve water while also reducing local pollution. Residents who want to learn how harvesting rainwater can lower water bills and reduce stormwater pollution are invited to attend a free presentation at the Long Beach Main Library, 101 Pacific Avenue, on Saturday, October 29, from 2 – 4 pm.

Author Nate Downey Noted Rainwater Harvesting Expert to Speak at Main Library

Nate Downey Nate Downey “Every drop of rain is an opportunity, every storm a resource” ~ Nate Downey If we want thriving landscapes, abundant food, strong communities, and sustainable economies, we can start by treasuring the rain.

Free Workshop Will Teach You Ways to ‘Save Energy & Save Money’

Free Workshop Will Teach you Ways to ‘Save Energy & Save Money’ Residents are invited to a free “Save Energy and Save Money” workshop, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the Neighborhood Resource Center.

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.

Southern California Edison Increases Pool Pump Rebate to $300

swimming-pool SCE pump rebate Southern California Edison (SCE) has increased the rebate from $200 to $300 for customers who buy a qualified energy-efficient pool pump. “We hope that the higher rebate will be the extra nudge customers need to upgrade to a more efficient pool pump,” said Gene Rodrigues, SCE’s director, Energy Efficiency and Solar Division.

Learn how to Save Energy, Money at Free Workshop on Aug. 18

Free Workshop Will Teach you Ways to ‘Save Energy & Save Money’ Long Beach residents are invited to a free “Save Energy-Save Money” workshop, Wednesday, August 18, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Neighborhood Resource Center, 425 Atlantic Ave. Attendees will learn about City of Long Beach energy and water conservation rebates and incentive programs, and Southern California Edison (SCE) energy efficiency rebates and programs.

Tips for Keeping Summer Energy Bills Low

hot weather heat advisory The West Coast has finally been enjoying the warm weather of summer and Southern California Edison reminds customers that by being more energy efficient, they can lower their summer bills. The utility, recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other agencies for its groundbreaking work in energy efficiency, offers multiple solutions for residential and business customers that can help save energy, money and the environment.

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