Posted Mar. 23, 2016, 2:25 pm
Sustainable cars are on the increase in Santa Monica, with a new provider of shared electric vehicles for on-demand drivers (like Uber and Lyft), growing quickly.
Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 10:27 am
When it comes to lunchtime trash, less is definitely more. That’s the lesson environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green taught students during the fifth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge (TFLC) this year.
Posted Sep. 29, 2015, 9:15 am
The SQA are the oldest and most rigorous sustainable business award in Southern California. Nominations close November 3.
Posted Jun. 4, 2015, 9:11 am
The City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability and the Environment along with Sustainable Works has congratulated the winners and participants in the 7th Annual Sustainable Santa Monica Student Poster Contest.
Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 9:00 am
Local innovator and business leader Dr. Michael Crooke will be the keynote speaker at this Wednesday’s Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) luncheon at the Le Meridien Delfina Hotel in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:16 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the City of Santa Monica, and Sustainable Works has announced the winners of the 2014 Sustainable Quality Awards (SQAs).
Posted Mar. 21, 2013, 11:57 am
The Santa Monica City Council approved a “bill of sustainability rights” on March 12 that represents a major, progressive step forward for a California city.
Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 9:08 am
Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the 12 local businesses that won this year’s Sustainable Quality Awards at the 18th annual Sustainable Quality Awards luncheon, held Wednesday at the Sheraton Delfina hotel.
Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 8:38 am
Santa Monica is one step closer to codifying sustainability as a fundamental right for local residents and the surrounding environment. With only four Council members participating in the vote, the elected panel unanimously voted in favor of an ordinance “establishing sustainability rights for Santa Monica residents and the natural environment.”
Posted Mar. 4, 2013, 8:31 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Sustainable Works, and the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment, will be hosting the 2013 Sustainable Quality Awards on March 13 at the Sheraton Delfina Hotel.
Posted Oct. 11, 2012, 7:39 am
Santa Monica College will host an expanded Campus Sustainability Week from Oct. 22-26 with activities that range from “Food Day” to a panel on plastics pollution -- all designed to raise awareness of environmental problems and solutions.
Posted Oct. 2, 2012, 2:15 am
“Santa Monica College on the Path to Sustainability” will be discussed as part of SMC’s fall “Environmental Issues Lecture Series” tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Posted May. 4, 2012, 1:36 am
Six local companies were honored May 2 at the 17th annual Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) held here at Santa Monica’s Sheraton Delfina, as the E...
Posted Apr. 23, 2012, 1:08 am
Santa Monica is the winner of the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Award in the midsize community category (population 50,000-150,000). Santa Mo...