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Aug16-food & plastic

Closing the Loop on Food & Plastic

Walk down any grocery store aisle and most food is accompanied with some form of plastic, but what can we do about it? While zero waste groceries stores are gaining momentum, there are small steps we can all take to ensure that less plastic packaging is sent to San Diego's crowded landfills. Get started today with Leila's helpful waste reduction and repurposing tips featured in her latest blog!

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Green Business Solutions Workshop

Many people know how to create less waste at home, but what about at work? Business owners, managers and community members alike are invited to join us for our Green Business Solutions Workshop on Tuesday, August 30th from 5pm-6:30pm in Liberty Station. We will focus on how to implement sustainable practices into your business, and the economic benefits of going green. Regardless of where you work, this workshop is relevant for all business models. 

This event is offered at no-cost thanks to our event sponsor, Wells Fargo! Appetizers and refreshments will be provided as well.

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Volunteer Spotlight

We would love to highlight Miguel Aldrete, the founder of Kids 4 Our World as our volunteer of the month!

His group participates in our Adopt-A-Beach program, which gives volunteers, like Miguel, the opportunity to choose when and where they wish to clean up. Miguel’s favorite experience was when he organized a cleanup at South Mission Beach. “As we walked from the volleyball courts toward Belmont Park, we were thanked by beach goers and after the beach cleanup, we had a bonfire to thank all the volunteers who came out to make a difference.”

Miguel started up Kids 4 Our World at the young age of 8 when he realized, “you don’t have to be an adult or famous to make a difference in our world.” Thank you Miguel for all that you do!

»Learn more about Adopt-A-Beach

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Fall Social at the Catamaran

Join us on Thursday, October 13th at the famous Catamaran Resort for an evening of food, drink, and celebration! I Love A Clean San Diego’s Annual Fall Social is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and community members who are passionate about keeping San Diego’s beaches, bays, and canyons clean. Surrounded by stunning views of Mission Bay, you’ll spend the evening socializing and you’ll have the chance to bid on a wide variety of great prizes. By attending, you will encourage environmental stewardship and help leave a lasting impact on our region. Reserve your tickets today!

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Green Business Workshop
Tuesday, 5pm-6:30pm
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Coastal Cleanup Day 
Saturday, 9am-noon
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Fall Social 
Thursday, 5:30pm-8:30pm
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Campers Learn Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

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Even when school’s out, our educators are still busy teaching new groups about protecting our earth. This summer, we’ve been at Camp Oliver, a summer camp in Descanso. As these campers have learned, reducing the amount of trash we each create is critical to conserving resources, reducing litter, protecting animals, and ensuring the longevity of our landfills. This lesson is put into practice with a repurposing craft; campers transform unwanted t-shirts into tote bags, with plans to use these bags at the store, the library, sleepovers, and beyond. Thank you to the County of San Diego for supporting this hands-on program!

»How to create your own t-shirt tote!

ILACSD Expands Clean Energy Education Programs


This month, we’d like to recognize San Diego Gas & Electric for their commitment to keeping San Diego clean! Outside of their energy saving resources like the SDG&E Marketplace, they recently selected ILACSD as one of their Power Your Drive campaign partners! We will be working together to make information about clean energy more accessible to all San Diegans.  Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to learn more! 

»Learn about our other partners!


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