It was good to see so many of you at the AltBuild conference this weekend, what a great event!
LA Green Drinks will soon offer the ability to select amongst which email reminders you would like to receive. We plan to have service available next month. All of our recent technical advancements are thanks to Zach Behrens- Thanks Zach!
LA Green Drinks - Studio City
Thursday, May 24th, 2007
11938 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
Take Public Transit!
The Sapphire is located near the intersection of Laurel Canyon Blvd. From the Universal Red Line Station, take the 750 Metro Rapid or the 150/240 to Laurel Canyon Blvd.
See Metro.net for details.
For dinner, Vegan Plate is located across the street.
If anyone wants to bring literature to promote their green issue
please do so-
we will have an area for brochures, business cards, etc.
We will also take back any extra literature back and bring them to the next Green Drinks.
The main thing is just to relax and have a good time.
LA Green Drinks - Culver City is 1st Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Hermosa Beach is 2nd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Silver Lake is 3rd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Studio City is 4th Thursday of every month.
Next LA Green Drinks is in Culver City, Thursday, June 7th.
A new section of LA Green Drinks were we help people take a monthly action step to make a difference-
Our first monthly action item comes from Paul Scott of Plug In America.
Please take a moment to cut, paste, print and mail this letter to CARB so they know how many people demand Plug in Hybrids as they prepare for their critical Board meeting May 24th.
Dr. Robert Sawyer, Chair
California Air Resources Board
1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, California 95812
Dear Dr. Sawyer:
As a consumer, I want to have the choice to use cleaner, cheaper, domestic electricity to power my car. It is time for CARB to do everything in its power to promote plug-in cars, including plug-in hybrids and all-electric battery cars. Grid-connected cars can make an extraordinary contribution to reducing toxic and greenhouse gas emissions and lowering our dependence on petroleum. The ZEV mandate has already proven the technological and economic viability of all electric cars. CARB should do everything possible to expedite and facilitate the availability of electric cars and plug-in hybrids
Signature Print Name
Environmental Issues Lecture Series
SMC's Center for Environmental and Urban Studies (CEUS) invites you to join us as we and the experts address some of the most important environmental and urban issues of our time. Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
All lectures held on the SMC Bundy Campus Room 123
3171 S. Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066
For information, please call (310) 434-4743, or visit our website www.events.smc.edu/environmental.html
SMC, Transportation Issues, & Our Environmental Audit
Marvin Martinez and friends return to share our progress as we demonstrate how SMC is working to become a better neighbor and a more efficient, sustainable college.
Wed, May 23 • 6:30pm • Free • Bundy 123
Green Design Orientation
FREE Half-hour green design orientation and social. Featuring green materials, furnishings, as well as remodeling and T.I. Improvement tips! COME JOIN US IN HELPING SUSTAIN OUR PLANET BY GOING GREEN ON YOUR NEXT REMODELING OR TENANT IMPROVEMENT
Location: ARCHRIVAL @ J-Town
(Look for the FISHMART sign)
Date: Thurs.- May 24, 2007
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Net Impact LA Sustainlane Event
Join Net Impact and sustainability communications/PR strategist Gillian Christie, founder/CEO of Christie Communications, at epOxybOx to celebrate the Los Angeles launch of SustainLane, a community-powered online directory of sustainable businesses.
Thursday, June 7
602 Venice Bouelvard, Venice, CA
(Venice & Abbot Kinney)
Drinks, light snacks, discussion, networking, and talk by Gillian Christie
Register by clicking the link below
New Bike Shop co-founded by LA Green Drinker Alex Thompson
1816A Berkeley Ave in Santa Monica.
Monday and Wednesday from 6:30pm - 10pm
Saturday from 1pm to 5pm.
Contact Alex or Yolanda for more information
Fixing The Planet new green forum based website
Fixing the Planet is founded on the principal of providing a place for individuals, located anywhere in the world, to come together to learn, share and realize that one person’s actions multiplied by millions can and will make a difference in the fight to save our planet.
Through our efforts to provide a community format where millions of like mind individuals can congregate, we plan to offer Eco-Friendly companies a place to advertise and promote the products that are available to help us in our goal to change the way we live and the resources we employ.
Green Days in Beverly Hills
Green Days in Beverly Hills on June 23 and 24, 2007, will showcase practical solutions for Southern California residents they can implement in their daily lives.
Keynote speakers are:
- Stanford Ovshinsky, Inventor; Founder, Chief Scientist and
Technologist of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.
(ECD Ovonics); Inventor of Ovonic solar cells; Named "Hero for the
Planet" by Time Magazine 1999; Named one
of the 35 American Inventors over the past century "who helped to
shape the modern world".
- Edward Mazria, Internationally recognized Architect and Educator;
Author of The Passive Solar Energy Book,
currently in use worldwide; Founder and Policy Director, Architecture 2030
- L. Hunter Lovins, Economic Consultant, Educator, Author; President
and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions,
co-creator of the Natural Capitalism concept, co-author of Natural
Capitalism; Founder, Rocky Mountain Institute;
Named "Hero for the Planet" by Time magazine, 2000.
- D. Neel Bradham, Vice President of Business development for
Interface inc.; Overall management and oversight
of Interface's global sustainable strategy group and new venture,
Culver City Sustainability
Anyone interested in participating in the Culver City's sustainability plan and implementation contact Catherine Vargus, Environmental Coordinator at Culver City 310-253-6411
also, Culver City Going Green Association is a new grassroots organization comprised of local business and community members - its mission is to help the city move towards sustainability - for more information contact living green in Culver City - this group meets at Living Green in culver City the first Monday of each Month at 5:30 PM - or call Connie Layton at her home 310-390-3180.
Check the Calendar of events for a workshop near you-
Project Manager Position
epOxy Green LLC, is seeking an epOxyGreen Project Manager to
directly market and promote epOxyGreen products and services as well
as to provide the seamless execution of client projects.
Qualifications: Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience with
sustainable building materials and/or application. Sales experience a
plus, but not necessary. A passion for and commitment to sustainable
living a must. This position begins as a commission based team member with great earning potential. Available immediately.
Contact: Sasha King/ Sasha@epOxyGreen.com/ 310-578-2123
602 Venice Blvd., Venice CA 90291
Flex Car position
Flexcar is the top car sharing company in the United States. Marketing program offers access to all levels of staff with in the organization. This is an excellent opportunity to provide support in an environment where you can build a resume for future employment with Flexcar.
Successful candidates will:
•Have an enthusiastic spirit
•Have some sales back ground
•Be motivated with sense of teamwork.
Days/Hours: Monday-Sunday up to 20 hours per week (flexible schedule - choose from a variety days and times)
Location: Los Angeles, Westwood, Santa Monica (choose the locations that work best for you)
Perks:Work with a great team of committed people and a bonus 2 hours of driving credit per 10 hours of work
To Apply: Interested persons should email a brief cover letter and resume highlights to: Margaret Kemp at Margaret.kemp@Flexcar.com with the subject line: Team Marketing or call 213-272-0912
LA Green Drinks - Culver City
Thursday, June 7th, 2007
Duke's Hideaway at the Culver Hotel
9400 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
LA Green Drinks - Hermosa Beach
Thursday, June 14th, 2007
68 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
LA Green Drinks - Silver Lake
Thursday, June 21st, 2007
The Good Luck Bar
1514 Hillhurst Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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