sustainability

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

News

This Family Went A Whole Year Without Buying New Clothes

Published: 
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.

News

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

Published: 
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.

News

Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken

Published: 
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:35pm
Category: 
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.