LA Stormwater Video: Why Is Litter So Scary?

Halloween is just around the corner, so here's a treat you won't want to miss! Check out this video from LA Stormwater - the City's watershed protection program - to learn the scary truth about litter and what YOU can do to prevent pollution this season. Share this video with your Neighborhood Council and stay [...]

By | 2018-10-26T14:57:24+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on LA Stormwater Video: Why Is Litter So Scary?

NC Sustainability Alliance Workshop: Great Green Space for a Climate-Smart LA (Aug 25)

story by NCSA Want to help your neighborhood maximize green space and be more climate resilient? Want to make the best and most equitable use of Measure A and Prop 68 funds for local parks? Join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA) for a hands-on workshop with Fernando Cazares of the Trust for Public Land on how to make [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:58:53+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Resiliency, Sustainability|Comments Off on NC Sustainability Alliance Workshop: Great Green Space for a Climate-Smart LA (Aug 25)

How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

story and photos by Aparna Mukherjee Expect the Unexpected: Building a Resilient LA, Block by Block Imagine surviving a natural disaster with no cell phone and being forced to live in your backyard for weeks, awaiting word on if it’s safe for you and your family to sleep in your house again. For EmpowerLA's John [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:53:27+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Resiliency, Sustainability|Comments Off on How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

Sign Up for a Free Street Tree from LA Sanitation

Sign up with LA Sanitation to get a free street tree near your home! Visit http://tiny.cc/FreeStreetTrees to apply, and to learn more about the program. The application is available in both English and Spanish. Please submit only one application per address. If you rent your apartment or home, please discuss planting a street tree with [...]

By | 2018-06-07T15:55:50+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sign Up for a Free Street Tree from LA Sanitation

Valley Village Celebrates Earth Day With Paper Shredding, Tree Giveaway & a Food Drive

Submitted by Suzanne Lewis, NC Valley Village Earth Day 2018 was a great day for Valley Village and City Council District 2! Thousands of pounds of used batteries and light bulbs were collected; 50 trees were given away; 40 large bins of paper were shredded; and a truckload of groceries were donated to the North [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:41:02+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Blog, Events, Sustainability|Comments Off on Valley Village Celebrates Earth Day With Paper Shredding, Tree Giveaway & a Food Drive

“I Spy” Sustainability Contest: Win a Free Tote Bag from LA Stormwater!

In honor of Earth Month, LA Stormwater - the City's watershed protection program - is holding a contest where you (and your stakeholders) can win a free tote bag! Entering the "I Spy" Sustainability Contest is easy: just visit the contest webpage at http://woobox.com/h2tvfx and follow the instructions to guess what common watershed pollutants are depicted [...]

By | 2018-04-09T10:23:54+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability|Comments Off on “I Spy” Sustainability Contest: Win a Free Tote Bag from LA Stormwater!

Earth Day Paper Shredding Event – Valley Village April 21st

Are you tripping over old files, tax returns, or health records, but can't throw these items in the trash due to the danger of identity theft? Do you have stacks of newspapers, magazines and mail to get rid of? Neighborhood Council Valley Village is coming to your rescue! The NCVV Earth Day Celebration & Shredding [...]

By | 2018-04-06T10:47:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Events, Sustainability|Comments Off on Earth Day Paper Shredding Event – Valley Village April 21st

Sustainability Outreach Gets Simpler With LA Stormwater’s “Booth In A Box” Program

If you're planning a sustainability or green living event for your community, LA Stormwater's Booth In A Box program is a free, easy-to-use outreach tool for providing fun yet informative material to educate your stakeholders on water conservation, rain/storm preparation, and keeping our water supply, groundwater, oceans, and rivers clean. How It Works All you [...]

By | 2018-03-16T14:45:15+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sustainability Outreach Gets Simpler With LA Stormwater’s “Booth In A Box” Program

Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

Did you know that pet waste can pollute our water supply if it’s left on the ground? That’s why LA Stormwater - the City’s Watershed Protection Program - is giving away free dog waste bags to you and your stakeholders. To request your free pet waste bags, simply fill out this form on LA Stormwater’s [...]

By | 2018-02-23T15:39:13+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Updates

As 2018 settles in, it is bringing important and exciting opportunities to the NCSA and its members and supporters. YOU are needed to shape the NCSA’s direction in 2018 and beyond Can you believe that next month marks three years since the NCSA held its first public forum, and embarked on vital and innovative community [...]

By | 2018-01-19T15:03:43+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Blog, Los Angeles, Neighborhood Councils, Sustainability|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Updates