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Climate Action at the Sustainable City Commission 12/13/2017 The Sustainable City Commission received an update on the City’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan from the Planning Bureau last week.
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Sustainability Spotlight: Ports of LB and LA Update the Clean Air Action Plan 11/9/2017 The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have updated their joint Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) with goals extending through 2050.
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Water Conservation at the Sustainable City Commission 11/1/2017 The Sustainable City Commission heard from Long Beach Water last week about their ongoing conservation programs and incentives.
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Willow Springs Wetlands Restoration Grand Opening 10/23/2017

This past Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Grand Opening was held for the Restoration of Willow Springs Park Wetlands, located at 2755 Orange Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806.

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Sustainability Spotlight: Parks Creates More Green Space in Long Beach 10/11/2017 Long Beach’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine is adding more sustainable green spaces for environmental and health benefits across the city.
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Reducing Emissions in City Cars and Historic Homes at the SCC 8/1/2017 The Sustainable City Commission last week heard from Long Beach Fleet Services about their efforts towards a Green Fleet, and from Stellar Consulting about the potential impact of energy efficient mortgages.
Sustainability Spotlight: LB Water Launches Certified Blue Restaurant Program 7/18/2017 The Long Beach Water Department just launched a new program to recognize restaurants that make an effort to conserve water.
Community Choice Energy at the Sustainable City Commission 7/10/2017 The Sustainable City Commission last month heard from Long Beach Gas and Oil about their work to investigate community choice energy options for Long Beach.
Sustainable City Commission Talks About Multi-Modal Transportation 5/31/2017 In honor of Bike Month, the Sustainable City Commission heard from Long Beach Transit and Public Works about sustainable modes of transportation.
Long Beach Recognized By The Climate Registry 5/18/2017 Long Beach was honored to be recognized by The Climate Registry “In commemoration of their vision and environmental leadership.”
Mayor Proclaims Earth Day & Week In Long Beach 4/14/2017 April brings with it a time to celebrate and protect our natural environment. Earth Day is just around the corner and Long Beach has many opportunities to participate.
Q&A With Kelsey The Gardener 4/5/2017 Kelsey runs our Edible Garden, and has been producing lots of veggies over the last few months!
Sustainable City Commission Discusses Polystyrene And Oil 3/29/2017 The Sustainable City Commission received a presentation from the Environmental Services Bureau on the development of an expanded polystyrene ban, and a report from Long Beach Gas & Oil on current oil operations.
Sustainability Spotlight: Environmental Services Bureau 3/20/2017 We’re putting the spotlight on Long Beach’s Environmental Services Bureau for their efforts to increase recycling and reduce waste in Long Beach.
Sustainable City Commission Hears From The Port Of Long Beach 3/1/2017 Last Thursday, February 23rd, the Sustainable City Commission received presentations from the Port of Long Beach on their Clean Air Action Plan and plan for new On-Dock Rail Operations.
I Dig Long Beach Plants Its 3,000th Tree 2/27/2017 I Dig Long Beach’s goal is to plant 6,000 trees by 2020, and they just planted their 3,000th tree near Hamilton Middle School on Saturday.
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Sustainability Spotlight: Long Beach Fleet 2/6/2017 We’re putting the spotlight on Long Beach’s Fleet Services Bureau for all the progress they’ve made to make City trucks and vehicles greener and cleaner.
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Sustainable City Commission Discusses Climate Resilience 1/31/2017 The Aquarium of the Pacific and CSULB Sustainability presented on their climate resiliency community efforts, and we heard an update on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.
City Council Approves Willow Springs Construction 1/18/2017 On January 10th, 2017, City Council Approved the 11.5 acre park restoration project at Willow Springs.
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2017 Office of Sustainability Work Plan Approved 12/27/2016 The Office of Sustainability Work Plan for 2017 was approved by City Council this month.
Long Beach Recognized as a Cool California City 4/22/2016 The City of Long Beach came in 2nd among 22 participating cities in the CoolCalifornia Challenge for 2015-2016.