Residential Greening Program : FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does it cost to attend the Green Living Workshop? 
A: The workshops are FREE for all participants Our mission is to educate anyone who is interested in learning about sustainability.  If you enjoy your workshop experience we encourage you to become a Sustainable Works Members and support the work we do.  All donations are tax-deductible.

Q: How long will the workshop last?
A: The workshops meet once a week for at the same time and location.  Each meeting is 90 minutes.

Q: What if I miss a workshop meeting?
A: We highly recommend you attend all workshop meetings to get the most out of the course. The more you know the more you can save.   We do however understand that things come up.  If you miss a meeting please go to the eventbrite site, find another meeting and attend the weekly topic you missed.  

Q: Is there homework?
A: We ask you to assess your impact on the environment using our Sustainability Survey at the beginning and end of the workshop. This survey helps you understand how your daily choices impact the environment and celebrate the changes you've made as a result of the program. It also helps us continue our funding and track our program success. Other than that we only ask that you read each brief chapter before the next meeting and commit to trying 2 or 3 of the recommendations discussed in the Sustainable WorksBook.

Q: Can I invite my friends, family, or neighbors?
A: Of course! The more the merrier.

Q: When and where are the workshops held?
A: Generally workshops are held in the evening at various venues.  Visit for a list of upcoming workshops.

Q: Who can attend?
A:  Currently the workshop are offered in Los Angeles and are free to all LADWP customers.

Q: Why should I care?
A: Our resources are being depleted at an alarming rate and our personal health and environment are being jeopardized because of our shortsightedness. Our everyday choices contribute to the global crisis we are all facing. The Green Living Workshop helps you understand the issues and gives you the resources to make a difference.

Q: What if I'm already green? Is there anything else to learn?
A: You will be surprised at how much you will learn. In addition, your valuable experiences can be very influential and inspirational to other group members.