About Us

We engage communities through education and interactive events to activate more sustainable behaviors that build healthy and equitable communites and heal and protect our natural environment. 

Student Greening Program

Sustainable Works wishes to thank City of Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Edison International for funding the Student Sustainability Workshops at Santa Monica College


This Family Went A Whole Year Without Buying New Clothes

Wed, 09/21/2016 (All day)

In June 2015, Emily Hedlund gave herself a challenge: She would go an entire year without buying any clothes.


Sustainability and Equity Champion Tapped for Top Position at Santa Monica City Hall

Fri, 05/29/2015 (All day)

L.A. Deputy Mayor Rick Cole, an outspoken proponent of equity and sustainability in local government and planning and self-described progressive Catholic, will take over as city manager in Santa Monica.

The City Council announced the unanimous decision at a special meeting Wednesday.


Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:35pm
Shopping & Food

Last May, Whole Foods recalled two types of curried chicken salad that had been sold in some of its stores in the Northeast. The retailer’s kitchens had accidentally confused a batch of “chick’n” salad made with a plant protein substitute with one made from real chicken, and reversed the labels.