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Operation Mulch-a-Lot: Long Beach Chips Away at Blight and Green Waste

Operation Mulch-a-Lot: Long Beach Chips Away at Blight and Green Waste

Long Beach has a creative use for vacant city lots that offers several added benefits.

March 2012
Regional Partnerships Provide Leadership

Regional Partnerships Provide Leadership

Partnerships among public, private and nonprofit groups are nothing new, and examples abound. However, innovative partnerships that build capacity to address sustainability, energy efficiency, climate change and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are relatively new. Two examples illustrate the creativity and vibrancy of these efforts.

January 2012
Sustaining Your Sustainability Programs

Sustaining Your Sustainability Programs

Investing in sustainability leads to healthier communities and improved economic vitality while saving money, conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

November 2011
Involving Youth in Your Agency's Sustainability Activities

Involving Youth in Your Agency's Sustainability Activities

September 2011
Recycled Tire Products Offer Safe, Green and Durable Construction Solutions

Recycled Tire Products Offer Safe, Green and Durable Construction Solutions

July 2011
Using Economic Development to Support Sustainability

Using Economic Development to Support Sustainability

May 2011
City Officials Think Regionally to Tackle Transportation, Housing and Environmental Issues

City Officials Think Regionally to Tackle Transportation, Housing and Environmental Issues

March 2011
Increasing Commercial Recycling: Tips for Local Agency Leaders

Increasing Commercial Recycling: Tips for Local Agency Leaders

January 2011
Working With Energy Utilities to Finance Energy-Efficiency Improvements

Working With Energy Utilities to Finance Energy-Efficiency Improvements

Local agencies throughout California are striving to reduce costs, even as the demand for services grows. Improving efficiency helps agencies do more with their existing resources and can offer a high return on investment.

November 2010
Involving Youth in Local Planning

Involving Youth in Local Planning

September 2010