Long Beach sustainability

Energy Savings Project Earns Long Beach City College Top Sustainability Award

Long Beach City College Vice President of Administrative Services Ann-Marie Gabel and Deputy Director of Planning & Construction Medhanie Ephrem were on hand at Woodland Community College Sept. 19, 2016 to accept the California Community Colleges Board of Governors Energy and Sustainability Award for the year’s best Retrofit Project. Long Beach City College Vice President of Administrative Services Ann-Marie Gabel and Deputy Director of Planning & Construction Medhanie Ephrem were on hand at Woodland Community College Sept. 19, 2016 to accept the California Community Colleges Board of Governors Energy and Sustainability Award for the year’s best Retrofit Project.

Long Beach Competes to Reduce Carbon Footprint in CoolCalifornia Challenge

coolcalifornia Energy Upgrade California® announces that 22 California cities will be part of the 2015-2016 challenge entitled the CoolCalifornia City Challenge, a six month long competition among participating cities in the state to incentivize residents to take simple steps to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use.

Garcia Wants to Expand Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in LB

electric-vehicle Mayor Robert Garcia wants the city to expand the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, and is asking the Sustainable City Commission to take the lead. Mayor Garcia has asked the City Council to request the Sustainable City Commission look for “opportunities for expansion” of the electric vehicle infrastructure in the City of Long Beach.

Growing Cities – Long Beach: a Screening, Discussion, and Mixer

growing-cities Growing Cities examines how cities across the United States are taking food security into their own hands, using innovative approaches to grow food in urban and industrial environments. The 60-minute screening will be preceded by a mixer where attendees work with organizers to identify spaces in their communities where they would like to see community gardens, farms, and other food production sites.

Movie and Panel Discussion Explores Urban Food Innovation in Cities

Sustainable Long Beach presents a free screening of the award-winning documentary Growing Cities on November 12 from 5 – 8 PM at the Main Library (100 Pacific Ave). Sustainable Long Beach presents a free screening of the award-winning documentary Growing Cities on November 12 from 5 – 8 PM at the Main Library (100 Pacific Ave). “Growing Cities” examines how cities across the United States are taking food security into their own hands, using innovative approaches to grow food in urban and industrial environments.

LBPD Awarded $400,000 Grant For Special Traffic Enforcements and Safety Efforts

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.

Councilmember Austin Hosts Community Meeting on Vision For Market Street Corridor

community-meeting Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.

Help Long Beach Become “Coolest California City”

cool-california The City of Long Beach is one of 10 cities participating in the CoolCalifornia City Challenge, a fun, innovative competition among California cities to reduce greenhouse gases and build more vibrant and sustainable communities.

Mayor Garcia Appoints Environmental Attorney Tracy Egoscue to Board of Harbor Commissioners

Mayor Robert Garcia (left) appointed environmental attorney Tracy Egoscue (center) to the Board of Harbor Commissioners on Tuesday. Jon Slangerup (right), Chief Executive of the Port joined in the announcement. Photo by Keith Lewis, Everything Long Beach. Mayor Robert Garcia (left) appointed environmental attorney Tracy Egoscue (center) to the Board of Harbor Commissioners on Tuesday. Jon Slangerup (right), Chief Executive of the Port joined in the announcement. Photo by Keith Lewis, Everything Long Beach.

Long Beach Sustainability Mixer at the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden April 17

sustainable-long-beach Join us on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the beautiful Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, CSULB for the 3rd annual Green Generation Mixer (1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach 90815).

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