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Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for It

Published: 
Thu, 03/01/2018 (All day)

At the rugged eastern edge of Sonoma County, where new homes have been creeping into the wilderness for decades, Derek Webb barely managed to save his ranch-style resort from the raging fire that swept through the area last October. 

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Humanity will need to make some drastic changes if it wants to keep the 'good life' going

Published: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 (All day)

Bad news, Earthlings: It may be possible for everyone on the planet to live a "good" life. It may also be possible for humans to live within their environmental means.

About Us

Sustainable Works activates sustainable behaviors through education and interactive events that foster healthy and equitable communities and heal our natural environment. 

Sustainable Works is an environmental education organization and is currently a project of Community Partners. Our work is made possible by the City of Santa Monica's Sustainable City Plan, our program participants, grants, individual donors, and in-kind service donations from Santa Monica College. Although our programs are designed for Santa Monica residents and businesses, our participants come from all across the greater Los Angeles Area.

2017 Poster Contest Winners

Published: 
Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:51am

Congratulations to the 2017 Sustainable Santa Monica Student Poster Contest Winners and Participants!

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These 6 Ethical Brands Are Offering An Alternative To Destructive Fast Fashion

Published: 
Mon, 11/27/2017 (All day)

The vast majority of the fashion industry has a totally unsustainable business model, according to a new report. So-called “fast fashion” labels churn out cheap, disposable fashion, hitting stores as often as twice a week.